Unlock file(S) which is locked by someone in TFS

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If you are team project administrator, do the following to unlock or undo checkout.

  • From the Source Control Explorer find the folder containing the locked file(s).
  • Right click and select Find -> Find by Status “Find in Source Control” window will appears
  • Click the Find button
  • A “Find in Source Control” tab should appear showing the file(s) that are checked out
  • Right click the file you want to unlock
  • Select Undo from the context menu
  • A confirmation dialog appears. Click the Yes button.
  • The file should disappear from the “Find in Source Control” window.

That means you are undo or unlocked file(s)

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