CodeTogether for VS Code Installation Guide

Signing Up for Early Access

CodeTogether is currently available as an Early Access release. You will need to create an account to download the Early Access release.

After confirming your email address in the activation email, your account is ready for use with CodeTogether.

CodeTogether is currently available for Eclipse and VS Code, support for IntelliJ is coming shortly.

Installing the CodeTogether Extension​

CodeTogether requires VS Code 1.41 or higher.

Install the CodeTogether extension by clicking the Install button on our VS Code marketplace listing.

Alternatively, download the VSIX from the CodeTogether download page and use the Install from VSIX option to install the downloaded file.

Starting and Stopping a Session

To start a CodeTogether session, use Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + P to bring up the command palette and select the CodeTogether: Start Session command. If this is your first session, you are prompted to enter your registered email address and password.

When the session starts, the URL you can use to invite others to the session is automatically copied to your clipboard. In case you lose the URL, you can use the CodeTogether: Invite command to copy the URL to the clipboard at any time.

Use the CodeTogether: End Session command to end the session.

You can also click the CodeTogether status bar item to manage your session.

For more information, see the Getting Started Guide.