Hello @ArunRaaman ,
Welcome to the MS Q&A platform.
"Protect the default branch of each repository" is the default option.
You can add branch protection to protect the default branch of each repository or to protect current and future branches matching a specified pattern.
For example, by inserting * I’m creating a policy for all the branches in my project:
To unselect, click on branch policies and update the settings.
I hope this helps.
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