How do I rename a local Git branch

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Hi Guys,

I have created a Git branch in my local system. Now I want to rename this branch. How can I do that?

Sep 4, 2020 in Git & GitHub by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can rename your branch name. Sometimes it happens that we randomly create one branch and after that, we need to upload this branch for production. So can use the below command to do so.

$ git branch -m <oldname> <newname>
answered Sep 4, 2020 by MD
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