Git Rename Master to Main

Nov 18, 2020

NOTE: Read before proceeding

Rename local branch to main

git branch -m master main

Check current branch name

git status
On branch main
Your branch is up to date with 'origin/master'.

Change GitHub default branch to main

  • Click on Settings -> Branches or[USERNAME]/[REPO]/settings/branches
  • On Default branch, switch to main and click update

Delete remote branch

git push origin --delete master

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