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Internal OAuth apps

Some OAuth apps are internal apps, owned by GitHub, that are granted special capabilities.

Some OAuth apps are internal apps. These apps are owned by GitHub and are granted special capabilities. For example, even if an organization owner has restricted access by OAuth apps to the organization's data, users can still authorize these apps and use them to access data from the organization.

Some of these internal apps are automatically included with GitHub and do not require user authorization. These apps will not appear in your list of authorized OAuth apps.

These internal apps will appear in the user security log, but will not appear in organization audit logs. For more information, see "Reviewing your security log" and "Reviewing the audit log for your organization."

These OAuth apps are :

  • Git Credentials Manager
  • GitHub Android
  • GitHub CLI
  • GitHub Desktop
  • GitHub for Unity
  • GitHub for VSCode
  • GitHub iOS
  • GitHub Mac
  • GitHub Windows
  • Visual Studio