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Activating optional features for apps

You can test new optional features for your GitHub Apps and OAuth Apps.

Warning: Beta features are subject to change.

Activating beta features for GitHub Apps

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings. Developer settings section
  3. Select the GitHub App you want to enable a beta feature for.
  4. In the left sidebar, click Beta Features. Beta features tab
  5. Next to the beta feature you want to enable for your app, click Opt-in. Opt-in button to enable an optional feature

Activating beta features for OAuth Apps

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings. Developer settings section
  3. In the left sidebar, click OAuth Apps. OAuth Apps section
  4. In the left sidebar, click Beta Features. Beta features tab
  5. Next to the beta feature you want to enable for your app, click Opt-in. Opt-in button to enable an optional feature