Stop Bitbuket's "Checkout in Sourcetree" option from attempting to use SSL instead of HTTPS

Dan Neely April 2, 2018

I don't have an SSL key in bitbucket and do not want to use SSH for anything related to it and source tree.


My settings in source tree are set to prefer HTTPS:




But every time I try to use the Checkout in Sourcetree feature in bitbucket via:


I'm bombarded by the first of these popups, and after dismissing it with a no the second.



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Luke Noel-Storr November 15, 2019

Did you ever resolve this? I'm having the same issue.

Dan Neely November 15, 2019

As I commented above, it spontaneously went away for me.  I didn't do anything so have no more idea why it stopped than why it started.

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Mike Corsaro
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April 2, 2018

Hello! When cloning from Bitbucket, make sure you set the option to use HTTPS rather than SSH, which should prevent that from happening.


Dan Neely April 3, 2018

It's spontaneously stopped this morning, but the page where I'm encountering it on doesn't have an SSH/HTTPS switch.

(see edit to original question)

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