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Activating optional features for apps

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

Warning: Optional features are subject to change.

Activating optional 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

  3. Select the GitHub App you want to enable an optional feature for.

  4. In the left sidebar, click Optional Features. Optional features tab

  5. Next to the optional feature you want to enable for your app, click Opt-in. Opt-in button to enable an optional feature

Activating optional 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

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

  4. In the left sidebar, click Optional Features. Optional features tab

  5. Next to the optional feature you want to enable for your app, click Opt-in. Opt-in button to enable an optional feature