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Change commit messages of unpushed commit in git

Learn how to modify/edit existing, unpushed commit messages in GIT. Find out how to change the commit message of the most recent commit.

We can use the –amend flag in git commit command to modify the commit messages.

Syntax

git commit --amend

Example

git commit --amend -m "New commit message"

Please make sure you don’t have any working copy changesĀ stagedĀ before changing the commit message using the above command otherwise they will get committed too.

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