How to set Proxy Credentials in Visual Studio 2012

When you want connect Visual Studio 2012 to Team Foundation Server in a corporate company with a proxy server, and if this proxy requires your Credentials (login / password), you must use this procedure:

  1. Open TOOLS / Extensions & Updates.
  2. Click on Updates… in the left-hand menu.
  3. There will be a failure notice on screen and a link to enter your credentials. Click it and enter them.
  4. Close the Extension manager.
  5. Click TEAM > Connect to TFS server… and it will work!

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