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Visual Studio Team Services Plugin for Android Studio

The Visual Studio Team Services Plugin for Android Studio allows you to connect to your Git repositories on Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) in a seamless and intuitive way. You can also use this plugin to import your android development projects into VSTS or create pull requests in your VSTS/TFS Git repository. The plugin is compatible with Android Studio 1.2 and up.

Android Studio is the official IDE for Android app development, based on IntelliJ IDEA. You can find out more about it at http://developer.android.com/tools/studio/index.html.

The Team Services plugin for Android Studio is available in the Android Studio Plugin Repository. The plugin can be installed from Android Studio by browsing the Plugin Repository.

  1. In Android Studio, open plugin settings:
    • Linux: from the File menu, select Settings... then Plugins
    • Mac: from the Android Studio menu, select Preferences... then Plugins
    • Windows: from the File menu, select Settings... then Plugins
  2. Click the Browse repositories... button and search for "Visual Studio Team Services".
  3. Click the Install plugin button and restart Android Studio.


You can also download the plugin to disk from the Android Studio Plugin Repository and install the downloaded JAR file.

  1. In Android Studio, open plugin settings:
    • Linux: from the File menu, select Settings... then Plugins
    • Mac: from the Android Studio menu, select Preferences... then Plugins
    • Windows: from the File menu, select Settings... then Plugins
  2. Click the Install plugin from disk... button and browse to the JAR file on disk.
  3. Click the Install plugin button and restart Android Studio.

Next Steps

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What versions of Android Studio are supported?

A: The plugin is supported and tested on Android Studio version 1.2 and later

Q: Is there support for TFVC repositories?

A: The plugin only supports Git repositories and not TFVC repositories. We are considering this feature but don't have plans to support TFVC yet. If you would like to see TFVC support in Android Studio, please vote on this uservoice idea.

Q: Is the source code for the plugin available?

A: The source code is available on GitHub. It is open sourced under the MIT license and we welcome contributions.