You can add a remote to your project’s Git local Git repository via the Command Palette or the terminal.

Add a remote via the Command Palette

  1. Open the Command Palette
  2. Run the Git: Add new remote command (type git remote and press Enter) Git: Checkout in the Command Palette

  3. Type the name and URL of your remote (e.g. origin and Git remote prompt

  4. Click on Add remote or hit Enter when it is selected

Add a remote using the terminal

Add a remote by running the following command in your terminal:

git remote add origin