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Deleting a GitHub App

You can delete GitHub Apps that you own if you no longer want to use or maintain the app.

Note: If you want to remove a GitHub App that you use but do not own, see "Reviewing and modifying installed GitHub Apps" instead.

About deleting GitHub Apps

If you own a GitHub App or are an app manager for a GitHub App, you can delete the GitHub App. For more information about GitHub App managers, see "About GitHub App managers."

When you delete a GitHub App, the app will be uninstalled from all accounts that the app is installed on.

Note: If your GitHub App is published on GitHub Marketplace, you must contact GitHub Support and ask them to remove your app from GitHub Marketplace before you can delete your app.

Deleting a GitHub App

  1. Navigate to your account settings.

    • For a GitHub App owned by a personal account, in the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.
    • For a GitHub App owned by an organization, in the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations. Then, to the right of the organization, click Settings.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings.

  3. In the left sidebar, click GitHub Apps. Screenshot of the "Developer Settings" page in GitHub. An option labelled "GitHub Apps" is outlined in dark orange.

  4. Select the GitHub App you want to delete.

  5. In the left sidebar, click Advanced.

  6. Click Delete GitHub App.

  7. In the confirmation box, type the name of the GitHub App to confirm you want to delete it.

  8. Click I understand the consequences, delete this GitHub App.