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How to Activate Your Visual Studio for Mac License2020-04-24T11:43:27-07:00

How to Activate Your Visual Studio for Mac License

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Log in via IDE to apply your license and unlock Professional benefits.

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How to sign in to Visual Studio for Mac

When you download Visual Studio for Mac, you’ll always get the Community edition by default

Under Visual Studio in the menu bar, choose the “Sign in” option

Enter your Microsoft Credentials or create an account

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