Logging into TFS Online - by HuwL1

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ID 783783 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 4/15/2013 8:26:59 PM
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It appears that it is impossible to log into TFS Online with a Microsoft ID different from one that you have already saved in IE (or Chrome, for that matter). No matter how many times I "log out," every time I return to TFS Online, I am told that I do not have access, and the incorrect Live ID appears logged in again. Even deleting ALL settings in IE10 fails to change this behaviour. This also hamstrings Visual Studio, as it appears to try to use the same credentials.
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/29/2014 at 12:29 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. This issue has been fixed in Visual Studio 2013. You can install a trial version of Visual Studio 2013 with the fix from: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9832436
Posted by Microsoft on 4/24/2013 at 12:59 PM
Hi HuwL1,

Actually deleting all cookies and shuting down the browser will enable you to sign in with a new LiveID. In some situations, specifically with WIndows8 you might even have to disable skydrive since this app keeps a logon identity.

Nevertheless, we are addressing the pain point in our next release.

Please accept our apologies for this incovenience
Posted by Microsoft on 4/17/2013 at 2:00 AM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 4/15/2013 at 8:50 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)