Set user name and email on your local git.
NOTE: Make sure the username and email is the same used for the GitHub repo shared with the team for the project.
git config --global user.name "Your Name"
git config --global user.email "[email protected]"
git config --list
Clone the GitHub repository
This may work for you
git clone https://github.com/<GITHUB ADDRESS>
If the above code does not work for you (possibly on Windows or an older version of git), try this
FOR PRIVATE GITHUB REPOSITORY: You MUST include the username with collaboration permissions (i.e. the GitHub username you are using for this project)
The the syntax will be https://<YOUR_GITHUB_USERNAME>@github.com/<GITHUB ADDRESS>
git remote show origin
Git local branches only
Git remote branches
git branch -r