How to show current git branch in Visual Studio Code (VS Code)’s Terminal from Microsoft Windows

Bryant Jimin Son
2 min readJul 20, 2023

If you are using Microsoft Windows and interact with git, it might be convenient for you to use Visual Studio Code’s built-in Terminal window to interact with git instead of switch back and forth between Git CLI and VS Code. Unfortunately, your default Terminal might look like this in your VS Code’s Terminal when you go to a git initialized or cloned directory.

Does not show current branch

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Bryant Jimin Son

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