I suggest you ...

remove the need to constantly re-enter credentials

re-enter credentials for vs; re-enter credentials for cloud explorer; re-enter 2fact auth keys... again. and again. and again.

please stop that,

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  • Fred commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a pain in the ****, and it appears to be a longstanding issue. M$ when are you going to fix this?

  • Devin Donahue commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In previous versions months went by before my credentials needed to be reentered but now it is every few days

  • Mark Smeltzer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is still an issue with the latest release of Visual Studio 2017 (15.5.6).

    I use a password manager and two factor. So having to constantly reenter the credentials is a major pain. My password is insanely complex. I want it to remember the token for a LEAST a month. Signing in every time I restart Visual Studio is extremely annoying.

  • Owen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agreed. At least give the option to use the credentials of the logged in user if a Microsoft Account is used to log in (Win 10). You already have the auth at that point.

  • Kevin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agreed.. I am constantly getting denied access to VS. Stupid feature to start with since I already bought VS.. I'm registered, so why do I need to keep signing in???

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