Microsoft Tech Community forum support in Visual Studio subscriptions

Connect and engage with fellow users and Microsoft technical experts on best practices, design architecture and the latest updates.

Access the Microsoft Tech Community

Accessing the community forum is simple.

  1. Sign in to

  2. Locate the Microsoft Tech Community tile and select Get help.

    Screenshot shows the Microsoft Tech Community tile with Get help highlighted.

  3. If you haven't previously registered for the community, select Get Started.

  4. In the Step 1: Setup your profile section:

    • Select your preferred language
    • Enter your work email address
    • Create your profile name
  5. For Step 2: Code of Conduct, please read the Code of Conduct and then select the checkbox to indicate your acceptance of the Code of Conduct and Terms of Service.

  6. Select Register to finish setting up your profile.

That's all there is to it. You're now ready to use the community portal. The home page has news about the community. To see content specific to the communities you joined, select the Community Hubs drop-down at the top of the page and choose a community from your list. You can always add communities to the list by selecting Browse All Community Hubs, selecting on the hub of your choice, and then selecting Join.


The Microsoft Tech Community is available freely. No subscription is required.

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