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How to Disable Live Share in Visual Studio 2019 ?


This blog post will explain how the .NET developers can disable or hide the Live Share feature in Visual Studio 2019.

Live Share is a cool feature in Visual Studio 2019 that provides one of the real-time collaborative development for the .NET developers.

While it is a good feature , there are times when you might want to turn-off , disable or hide this feature.

How to disable Live Share in Visual Studio 2019 ?.

You can disable this feature by following the below steps.

Disable LiveShare using Manage Extensions

Navigate to Extensions -> Manage Extensions.

In the Manage Extensions window , search for Live Share and disable or uninstall it.



Now , when you restart Visual Studio , you should not see the Live Share button in Visual Studio Toolbar.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.