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You can delete your instance when you no longer need it. This is referred to as terminating your instance. As soon as the state of an instance changes to shutting-down or terminated , you stop incurring charges for that instance. You can't connect to or start an instance after you've terminated it. However, you can launch additional instances using the same AMI. If you'd rather stop and start your instance, or hibernate it, see Stop and start your instance or Hibernate your On-Demand or Reserved Linux instance. For more information, see Differences between reboot, stop, hibernate, and terminate. After you terminate an instance, it remains visible in the console for a short while, and then the entry is automatically deleted. You cannot delete the terminated instance entry yourself. After an instance is terminated, resources such as tags and volumes are gradually disassociated from the instance and may no longer be visible on the terminated instance after a short while.
What happens when you terminate an instance
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After you are finished with the instance that you created for this quick start, you can clean up by terminating the instance. Terminating an instance effectively deletes it because you can't reconnect to an instance after you've terminated it. This differs from stopping the instance; when you stop an instance, it is shut down and you are not billed for hourly usage or data transfer but you are billed for any Amazon EBS volume storage. Also, you can restart a stopped instance at any time.