GitHub for mobile

Triage, collaborate, and manage your work on GitHub Enterprise Server from your mobile device.

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Note: GitHub for mobile is currently in beta for GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 and subject to change.

About GitHub for mobile

GitHub for mobile is available as an Android and iOS app. GitHub for mobile is generally available for GitHub.com users and in public beta for users of GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0+.

GitHub for mobile gives you a way to do high-impact work on GitHub Enterprise Server quickly and from anywhere. GitHub for mobile is a safe and secure way to access your GitHub Enterprise Server data through a trusted, first-party client application.

With GitHub for mobile you can:

  • Manage, triage, and clear notifications
  • Read, review, and collaborate on issues and pull requests
  • Search for, browse, and interact with users, repositories, and organizations
  • Receive a push notification when someone mentions your username

For more information about notifications for GitHub for mobile, see "Configuring notifications."

Installing GitHub for mobile

To install GitHub for mobile for Android or iOS, see GitHub for mobile.

Managing accounts

You can be simultaneously signed into mobile with one user account on GitHub.com and one user account on GitHub Enterprise Server.

GitHub Enterprise Server uses background fetch to support push notifications without sending your information to a third-party service, so you may experience a delay in receiving push notifications.

GitHub for mobile may not work with your enterprise if you're required to access your enterprise over VPN.

Prerequisites

You must install GitHub for mobile 1.4 or later on your device to use GitHub for mobile with GitHub Enterprise Server.

To use GitHub for mobile with GitHub Enterprise Server, your GitHub Enterprise Server instance must be version 3.0 or greater, and your enterprise owner must enable mobile support for your enterprise. For more information, see "Release notes" and "Managing GitHub for mobile for your enterprise."

During the beta for GitHub for mobile with GitHub Enterprise Server, you must be signed in with a user account on GitHub.com.

Adding, switching, or signing out of accounts

You can sign into mobile with a user account on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance. At the bottom of the app, long-press Profile, then tap Add Enterprise Account. Follow the prompts to sign in.

After you sign into mobile with a user account on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, you can switch between the account and your account on GitHub.com. At the bottom of the app, long-press Profile, then tap the account you want to switch to.

If you no longer need to access data for your user account on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance from GitHub for mobile, you can sign out of the account. At the bottom of the app, long-press Profile, swipe left on the account to sign out of, then tap Sign out.

Supported languages for GitHub for mobile

GitHub for mobile is available in the following languages.

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish

If you configure the language on your device to a supported language, GitHub for mobile will default to the language. You can change the language for GitHub for mobile in GitHub for mobile's Settings menu.

GitHub for mobile automatically enables Universal Links for iOS. When you tap any GitHub Enterprise Server link, the destination URL will open in GitHub for mobile instead of Safari. For more information, see Universal Links on the Apple Developer site.

To disable Universal Links, long-press any GitHub Enterprise Server link, then tap Open. Every time you tap a GitHub Enterprise Server link in the future, the destination URL will open in Safari instead of GitHub for mobile.

To re-enable Universal Links, long-press any GitHub Enterprise Server link, then tap Open in GitHub.

Sharing feedback

If you find a bug in GitHub for mobile, you can email us at mobilefeedback@github.com.

You can submit feature requests or other feedback for GitHub for mobile on GitHub Discussions.

Opting out of beta releases for iOS

If you're testing a beta release of GitHub for mobile for iOS using TestFlight, you can leave the beta at any time.

  1. On your iOS device, open the TestFlight app.
  2. Under "Apps", tap GitHub.
  3. At the bottom of the page, tap Stop Testing.

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