Create a new VSTS account

category: [ VSTS / TFS ] tags: [ Visual Studio Team Services ] [ VSTS / TFS ] [ VSTS Series ]
created: 11 May 2015 @ 18:41 modified: 24 Apr 2017 @ 13:57

This post is part of an overall Series on Visual Studio Online.

To get this series started we will start with the most basic of activities which is creating a new Visual Studio Online account. Navigate to in your favorite browser


Click Sign Up on the tile on the right


You will then be asked to sign in if you not already and then be redirected to the Create a Visual Studio Online Account page. Enter your account name, note you can click on Change options to select a different region to host your Team Project Collection in which currently supports South Central US and West Europe. Click Create Account when you done and ready to continue


It will then think for a couple minutes


and then redirect to your account page


You are now done with creating a Visual Studio Online account


Gordon Beeming works at Derivco in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa. When he's not hacking away at a keyboard in Visual Studio he'll generally be relaxing with his family or hitting the black top getting in some mileage. He is a Visual Studio ALM Ranger and Visual Studio ALM MVP.

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