How to Create/Access Subfolders In TortoiseSVN

Note: This article assumes that the user already has full access to the repository.

  1. Within a folder already linked to the root URL of the repository ( ), create a new subfolder (e.g. Project).
  2. Create a completely new folder at a different location, which will link to the newly created subfolder in the repository. (e.g. Backup)
  3. Right-click the folder and select SVN Checkout…
  4. For the URL of the repository use the rootURL/subfolder (e.g.
  5. Select OK.
  6. Enter the username and password.