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Fix a detached head / lost master branch?


It seems the have a detached head since about 1.5 years and did many commits (30+) since then, I realised that now because if I want to create another branch I would loose all those commits since then. I has to restore a backup it get them back.

Can someone please help me in finding a way to get those 30+ commits (from the last 1.5 years) to my master branch which has lost on the way?


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Hopefully you still have the detached head checked out.

Right-click on your most recent commit in the detached HEAD, and select "Branch..."

Put in a branch name. Leave "Specified commit:" selected. Uncheck the "Checkout New Branch" to be safe.

Confirm in SourceTree that the new branch is on your latest commit.

Now you can checkout master, then merge your new branch into it.

Hi, thank you for the answer. Can I ask better how to merge?

Thank you Seith. That solved the issue !!!!

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