Bitbucket - SourceTree browser integration

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Create a Git or Mercurial repository

I have installed the SourceTree client, so why can't I see the SourceTree section on the empty repo overview page?

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The documentation is outdated. That's no longer part of the Bitbucket overview screen. When it was, it didn't make any effort to detect whether SourceTree was installed - SourceTree doesn't integrate into the browser. The closest thing is that it registers with the OS as an application that can handle URLs that start with the sourcetree:// protocol.

The easiest way to clone from Bitbucket (empty repository or not) is to use the Hosted Repositories feature.

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