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Creating a User Pool in AWS Cognito

Creating a User Pool in AWS Cognito

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
30 Min
About Lab


This lab walks you through the steps to Creating a User Pool in AWS Cognito through all the detailed Settings.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Create a Cognito User Pool using AWS Console.
  • Learn how to use each setting for Cognito User Pool in a detailed manner
  • Learn how to do settings for Policies, MFA and Verifications.


No prior experience is required for performing this lab.

Lab Steps:

1. Starting a lab

  • Every AWS lab on the QwikSkills platform has a uniform user interface. You will see the below screen whenever you open up any lab.
  • The blue-colored “Start Lab” button will set up the temporary username and password and assign the required cloud permissions in the background. Click on the button to start the lab.  

2. Opening AWS Portal

  • After you have clicked the start button, the cloud environment is created for the lab and you can use your temporary AWS cloud interface using the provided username and password shown on the screen.
  • Click on the “Open Console” button. You will be redirected to the AWS Portal in the new tab. If you are already logged in to the console using