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Modifying a GitHub App

After creating a GitHub App, you can make changes to it.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

    Screenshot of GitHub's account menu showing options for users to view and edit their profile, content, and settings. The menu item "Settings" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings.

  3. In the left sidebar, click GitHub Apps. GitHub Apps section

  4. To the right of the GitHub App you want to modify, click Edit.

  5. In "Basic information", modify the GitHub App information that you'd like to change.

  6. If your GitHub App will use the device flow to generate a user access token, click Enable device flow. For more information about device flow, see "Generating a user access token for a GitHub App."

  7. Click Save changes.