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Pushing to remote: Forbidden fatal: unable to access URL The requested URL returned error: 403


I keep getting this 403 Forbidden error on Sourcetree while trying to push to remote repository:


Pushing to

remote: Forbidden

fatal: unable to access '': The requested URL returned error: 403

 I can successfully push from the command line. I have tried updating credentials in Sourcetree > Preferences > Accounts without success. Any help on this topic?

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I finally found a solution. Because I handle multiple accounts on Bitbucket, I had to change the repoistory URL to

 This way Sourcetree prompts the password for the account specified in the URL.

How to change this url??

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Thank you, 

here you do that,

Can you tell me exactly how to go to that particular page/view you have posted?

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Please more explain.

Like 심민우 likes this

For anyone still wondering, on Source Tree go to Settings:


Then Edit the origin:


Like LukyanetsDmitry likes this

I have got the same problem but I have only one repository. please help me out

You might not have the write access to the repository

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Yes you tell your repository admin to give you the write access not the read access.

Like Birhan likes this

=== Updates ===

Waited for a day , did not make any changes. It started working. 



Nothing seems to be working. Got a single account, I can click the "Remote" button on Sourcetree and it navigates to the Bitbucket. But when pushing the changes, it throws 403 error. 

It was working till yesterday and nothing has changed since then. I also tried creating new app password and under Authentication it shows the green icon but still not able to commit the changes. 

Like cog7it likes this

I can access to bitbucket throug chrome but When I tried to clone project from bitbucket I had also this issue and I solve it with following code 

git config --global http.proxy http://proxi_ip_or_host:80

git config --global http.proxy - you proxy ip 

after two dots : 8080 your port number

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