To unlock files:
- In the Project Explorer, select the file to lock. If you select
a folder, project, or solution, any eligible child items will also be
- Choose Source Control > Unlock or press Ctrl+R, N.
- The dialog will list the files that can be unlocked.
- In that dialog, you can deselect any files you don't want to unlock.
- Click Unlock.
Enabling the VCS > Options > Unlock Immediately option will bypass the
dialog and immediately unlock files.