Create an Account

The first step to be able to use B2 Cloud Storage is to create an account on Backblaze. If you already have a login at, you can jump ahead and get the command-line tool

Once you have an account, click on "My Settings" to see your account settings, then check the "B2 Cloud Storage" box under "Enabled Products".

Screen shot of enable checkbox

This page displays the account ID that you'll need to access your account. Make a note of it while you're here.

Now you're ready to get the command-line tool.