Create your free account in Incident Response using your Google account

One free account gets you into everything Lightstep! Create a free online account using your Google email account. You can get hands-on experience of the product even before purchasing it.

Before you begin

Signing up with Google means you will use the Sign in with Google button to login going forward. If you do not want to sign up or sign in with your Google account, see Create your free account in Incident Response using your email address.


If you do not use the same email address for Slack and Lightstep Incident Response (LIR), then you must create a secondary email address in your LIR Profile, under Contact Methods, for the email address that you want to use for Slack.

Role required: None


  1. Navigate to
  2. In the Create an Account window, select Sign up with Google.

    Create a free account with Lightstep

  3. Choose a Google account to use to continue to

    Choose your Google account

  4. Enter your password.
  5. Confirm that you want to share your account details with Lightstep.
  6. Enter your preferred subdomain in the popup window.

    Your subdomain name requires at least 3 but not more than 20 alphanumeric characters. For example, (9 characters.)

  7. Select Submit.

    Setup window

    Once complete, you start at your Incident Response home page with the Onboarding guide.

What to do next

Complete onboarding tasks