How Do I Opt Out of Visual Studio Dev Essentials?

If you wish to opt out of Visual Studio Dev Essentials, please follow these steps:

  1. Open an "In Private" Internet Explorer browser session
    •  Note:  Not required, but helps ensure a clean log-in
  2. Go to
  3. Enter the email address associated with the Visual Studio Dev Essentials program and click "Continue"
  4. Depending on the email address you may get:
    • Redirected to the "Microsoft Account" (MSA) password page
    • Redirected to your companies "Work or School" password page
  5. Enter your password, or complete sign in requirements
  6. Upon successful sign in, a list of current subscriptions will be displayed
  7. On the row associated with Visual Studio Dev Essentials, click "Leave Program"
  8. A Pop-up window will be displayed, select "Confirm" 

Note:  Coming back to the Visual Studio Dev Essentials program is easy.  Simply follow steps 1 - 6, and select the box for "Join Visual Studio Dev Essentials" 


For More Information About Visual Studio Dev Essentials click here.

VS Dev Essentials Leave Program