To integrate your GitHub account in Visual Studio, you need to install the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio. The following instructions identify how to install the extension within Visual Studio.
- Select Tools > Extensions and Updates from the main menu.
- Select Online from the left side of the Extensions and Updates window.
- Search for
GitHub Extensionusing the search bar in the top right corner.
- Access the GitHub Extension by selecting View > Other Windows > GitHub from the main menu.
After installing the Visual Studio GitHub Extension, you might want to check out the official website for the extension that includes a description of the different windows and panes you will encounter while using the extension.