Using Azure from Visual Studio Code Part 2 – Download Azure Account extension

After Visual Studio Code is installed press the following command on your keyboard.


Next write

install extensions

Search in Markeplace for Azure Account and press install.

After Aure Account is installed press ctrl+shit+p again and type

Azure:sign in

Wait for the browser to open and display that you’re logged in.

Once signed in press the same command again and type

Azure:open PowerShell in Cloud Shell

You can also use the same command to open bash.

A terminal will open up and now you’re signed in with your account!

Congrats! You can now use AZ from your own computer!

Using Azure from Visual Studio Code Part 1 – Download VSCode

In this series we will look closer at how you can use Azure with Visual Studio Code.

Go to and download the version that suits your OS.

After download start the installation and complete.

Press finish to start Visual Studio Code!

In the next part we’ll install an Visual Studio Code extensions for access to the AZ powershell module for Azure.