Sign up for a free organization
Azure DevOps Services
In this quickstart, you learn how to sign up for a free organization with a Microsoft account. You also learn how to invite your teammates.
Sign up for Azure DevOps to upload and share code in free, unlimited private Git repositories.
Then, connect to your favorite development tool like Eclipse, Xcode, Visual Studio, IntelliJ, or Android Studio to work on apps anytime, anywhere.
Sign up for Azure DevOps with a personal Microsoft account
Select the sign-up link for Azure DevOps.
Enter your email address, phone number, or Skype ID for your Microsoft account. If you're a Visual Studio subscriber and you get Azure DevOps as a benefit, use the Microsoft account associated with your subscription. Select Next.
Enter your password and select Sign in.
If you don't have a Microsoft account, you can create a Microsoft account at this time.
To get started with Azure DevOps, select Continue.
Enter a name for your organization. The name can't contain spaces or special characters (such as / \ [ ] : | < > + = ; ? or *), can't end in a period or comma, must be fewer than 256 characters, and must be unique within the DevOps namespace. You can also choose between several locations for where you want your data hosted. Select Continue.
You see the following dialog box as your organization is created.
Congratulations, you're now an organization owner!
To sign in to your organization at any time, go to
For more information about organizations and projects, see the following articles:
Invite team members
Give a team member access to your organization by adding their email address to your organization.
Sign in to your organization (
Select Organization settings.
Select Users > Add new users.
Complete the form by entering or selecting the following information:
- Users: Enter the email addresses (Microsoft account) for the users. You can add several email addresses by separating them with a semicolon (;). An email address appears in red when it's accepted.
- Access level: Leave the access level as Basic for users who will contribute to the code base. To learn more, see About access levels.
- Add to project: Select the project you named in the preceding procedure.
DevOps Groups: Leave as Project Contributors, the default security group for users who will contribute to your project. To learn more, see Default permissions and access assignments.
When you're done, select Add to complete your invitation.
For more information about managing users and organization access, see Add organization users for Azure DevOps.
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