At my organization, we have a BitBucket app in MS Teams, and I used that to create a repo with my credentials. Because I'm logged into the Edge browser, my credentials are passed to BitBucket when I am passed from Teams to the website for my repo, and I do not have to use my e-mail and password. This is convenient, but I cannot clone the repo from another application (RStudio) because RStudio cannot authenticate via Edge. Instead, I encounter an Atlassian pop-up that prompts me for my credentials, but they will not work. Does anyone have experience using a repo that was created via an app (like MS Teams) that has an integration with BitBucket?
Hi @SVH ,
If you need to clone a Bitbucket repo, you will need to use your Bitbucket username and password, your MS credentials will not work in this case.
If your account is a managed Bitbucket Cloud account, you will need to use an app-password instead of a password:
Could you please let me know, is this repo hosted in Bitbucket Cloud (https://bitbucket.org/) or Bitbucket Server (self-hosted instance) ?
Thank you for your reply and you're very welcome!
The first step here is finding out if your account is a managed or a non-managed one.
To do this, you can go to the following link (from a browser session where you are already logged in to your Bitbucket Cloud account):
If the account is managed, this page will include a warning message titled "Managed account". Otherwise, in case of a non-managed account, you'll see the option to change your account's email.
If your Bitbucket Cloud account is a non-managed account, you should be able to clone/pull/push using either your Bitbucket account's password or an app-password:
Even if you never set a password for your Bitbucket Cloud account, you should be able to set one by requesting a password reset email via
If your Bitbucket Cloud account is managed, then the account's password won't work for HTTPS authentication and you'll need to generate and use an app-password.
Please feel free to let me know if this works for you and if you need anything further.
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