by Sai gowtham

How to checkout a remote branch in Git

How to checkout a remote branch in Git

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to fetch and checkout a remote branch in git.

Git checkout remote branch

  1. Run the git fetch origin command to get all remote branches of a repository in your local machine.
git fetch origin
  1. Now, checkout the remote branch by using the git checkout command followed by your branch name.
git checkout demo2

Similar solution

If the above solution doesn’t work follow the below solution.

  1. Run the following command in your terminal.
git fetch origin 'your_remote_branch':'local_branch_name'

This above command will fetch a remote branch and create a new local branch with the local_branch_name and track the remote branch inside that local branch.

  1. Now, checkout to your remote branch.
git checkout local_branch_name

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