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Reviewing and revoking authorization of GitHub Apps

You can review the GitHub Apps that you have authorized, and you can revoke your authorization.

About authorized GitHub Apps

You may authorize a GitHub App to give the app permission to access information on your GitHub account and to act on your behalf. For more information, see "Authorizing GitHub Apps."

You should periodically review the apps that you have authorized. If you no longer use an app, consider revoking your authorization for that app.

The authorization can only be revoked by the person who authorized the GitHub App. Organization owners cannot revoke app authorizations for their organization members. However, organization owners can uninstall the app from their organization, which will prevent the app from accessing organization-owned resources. For more information, see "Reviewing and modifying installed GitHub Apps."

Reviewing your authorized GitHub Apps

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

    Screenshot of GitHub's account menu showing options for users to view and edit their profile, content, and settings. The menu item "Settings" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. In the "Integrations" section of the sidebar, click Applications.

  3. Click the Authorized GitHub Apps tab.

  4. Review the GitHub Apps that have access to your account. For those that you don't recognize or that are out of date, click Revoke. To revoke all GitHub Apps, click Revoke all.

    Screenshot of the "Authorized GitHub Apps" tab. Next to an app, a button, labeled "Revoke," is highlighted in orange.

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