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Installing an OAuth app in your personal account

You can install OAuth apps from GitHub Marketplace to use in your personal account.

About installing OAuth apps in your personal account

Note: This article applies to installing and purchasing apps from GitHub Marketplace only. For more information on apps purchased from integrators, see "About using integrations."

If you choose a paid plan, you'll pay for your app subscription on your personal account's current billing date using your existing payment method.

If you choose a paid plan with a free trial, you can cancel at any time during your trial period without being charged, but you will automatically lose access to the app. Your paid subscription will start at the end of the 14-day trial. For more information, see "About billing for GitHub Marketplace."

For more information about installing a GitHub App, see "Installing a GitHub App from GitHub Marketplace for your personal account."

Installing an OAuth app in your personal account

If you belong to any organizations that enforce SAML single sign-on, you may be prompted to authenticate through your identity provider before you can authorize an OAuth app. For more information about SAML, see "About authentication with SAML single sign-on" in the GitHub Enterprise Cloud documentation.

  1. To open GitHub Marketplace, in the top-left corner of, select , then click Marketplace.

    Screenshot of the navigation bar on GitHub. The "Open global navigation menu" icon is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Browse to the app you'd like to install, then click on the app's name.

  3. On the app's page, under "Pricing and setup," click the pricing plan you'd like to use.

  4. Click Install it for free, Buy with GitHub, or Try free for 14 days.

  5. Under "Review your order," in the Account dropdown menu, confirm that you're installing the app for your personal account.

  6. If you chose a paid plan, in the "Payment Method" section, review your payment method.

    • To change the existing payment method on file for your personal account, click Edit, then complete the form to add a new payment method.
    • If there isn't a payment method on file for your personal account, complete the form to add a credit card or PayPal account.
  7. Click Complete order and begin installation.

  8. Review the information about the app's access to your personal account and data, then click Authorize application.

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