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Pandiyan Murugan
Pandiyan Murugan

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Quick edit of Git repo URL in windows

Disclaimer: Not an actual post, just step by step process list.

Step 1:

Open .git folder in the repository root folder (enable view hidden folder settings to view this folder).

Step 2:

Open the config file in the .git folder using any text editor.

Step 3:

Replace the URL path under remote origin with your new URL.


[remote “origin”]
url =

Step 4:

Save the config file.

Step 5:

Everything is complete, continue your coding.

Happy Coding!

Discussion (1)

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Waylon Walker • Edited on

After step 1 run

git remote set-url origin <url-to-your-git-repo.git>

I wouldn't recommend reaching into the .git directory.