One of my friends has signed up in Digitalocean using my referral link. He got $100 credits in his account. He has spent $25 in his billings. Now, when will I get my $25 credits?
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In order to use the credit you need to enter a valid payment method to your DigitalOcean’s account (credit/debit card) or add some funds using PayPal.
How do I get the credit? If you are eligible, your free trial will start when you sign up for DigitalOcean. You will need a credit card or valid paypal account so that we can verify your identity, but you will not be charged or billed during your free trial.
Who is eligible? New customers to DigitalOcean with a valid credit card or paypal account are eligible. You are eligible if you have not previously signed up for the free trial.
How does it expire? 60 days after the credit was added, any remaining credit will be zeroed out. If you continue to use our paid services after the 60 days your credit card will be charged at the beginning of the following month.
What products can I use the credit on? You can use it on any services provided by DigitalOcean, for example all Droplet plans, Spaces object storage, Block Storage, and Load Balancers. NOTE: We offer this Free Trial to help make building amazing things on DigitalOcean as easy and accessible as possible. Mining cryptocurrencies doesn’t fit that criteria and will result in removal of credits.
Hope that helps! Alex