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Rename a Git Branch

That’s easy pal. Renaming an existing branch in git repository is easy and simple. This method applies to renaming a branch in your local repository. Changes will reflect in the remote repository after you make a push.

If you are in the branch that you need to rename

git branch -m <new_branch_name>

If you are not in the branch that you need to rename

git branch -m <branch_you_want_to_rename> <new_name>

git is awesome!

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