Developer Community support forum in Visual Studio subscriptions

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.

Access the Developer Community

Connecting to the Developer Community is simple.

  1. Sign in to the Visual Studio subscriptions portal at

  2. Find the Developer Community in the Support section, and click Get help.

    Developer Community Tile

You can search for answers, or view content in product areas such as:

  • Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio for Mac
  • .NET
  • C++
  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure DevOps Server (TFS)

Within each area, you'll find updates, problem reports, discussion of new features, and more. You can also report problems and request new features.


Availability of the Azure Community benefit depends on your subscription level as shown below:

Subscription Level Channels Benefit Renewable?
Visual Studio Enterprise (Standard), NFR1 VL, Azure, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Enterprise subscription with GitHub Enterprise VL, Azure, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Professional (Standard) VL, Azure, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Professional subscription with GitHub Enterprise VL, Azure, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Test Professional (Standard) VL, Retail Available Yes
MSDN Platforms (Standard) VL, Retail Available Yes
Visual Studio Enterprise (monthly cloud), Visual Studio Professional (monthly cloud) All Not available No

1 Includes: Not for Resale (NFR), Microsoft FTE, Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Regional Director (RD), Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP), BizSpark, Imagine, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)


Microsoft no longer offers Visual Studio Professional Annual subscriptions and Visual Studio Enterprise Annual subscriptions in Cloud Subscriptions. There will be no change to existing customers experience and ability to renew, increase, decrease, or cancel their subscriptions. New customers are encouraged to go to to explore different options to purchase Visual Studio.

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Support Resources

  • Need assistance with sales, subscriptions, accounts and billing for Visual Studio Subscriptions? Contact Visual Studio Subscriptions Support.
  • Have a question about Visual Studio IDE, Azure DevOps Services or other Visual Studio products or services? Visit Visual Studio Support.

See also

Next steps

Check out the other support resources available, including: