Article version: Enterprise Server 2.14

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Managing email preferences

You can add or change the email addresses associated with your GitHub Enterprise account. You can also manage emails you receive from GitHub Enterprise.

Adding an email address to your GitHub account

GitHub Enterprise allows you to add as many email addresses to your account as you like. If you set an email address in your local Git configuration, you will need to add it to your account settings in order to connect your commits to your account. For more information about your email address and commits, see "Setting your commit email address."

Changing your primary email address

You can change the email address associated with your user account at any time.

Setting a backup email address

Use a backup email address to securely reset your password if you can no longer access your primary email address.

Setting your commit email address

You can set a primary email address on GitHub Enterprise that's associated with web-based Git operations you perform such as edits and merges.

Remembering your GitHub username or email

Are you signing in to your GitHub Enterprise Server instance for the first time in a while? If so, welcome back! If you can't remember your GitHub Enterprise user account name, you can try these methods for remembering it.

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