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Article version: Enterprise Server 2.18

Inviting collaborators to a personal repository

You can add users as collaborators to your personal repository.

If you're using GitHub Free, you can add unlimited collaborators on public and private repositories.

Repositories owned by an organization can grant more granular access. For more information, see "Access permissions on GitHub Enterprise."

  1. Ask for the username of the person you're inviting as a collaborator.

  2. On GitHub Enterprise, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  3. Under your repository name, click Settings.

    Repository settings button

  4. In the left sidebar, click Collaborators.

    Repository settings sidebar with Collaborators highlighted

  5. Under "Collaborators", start typing the collaborator's username.

  6. Select the collaborator's username from the drop-down menu.

    Collaborator list drop-down menu

  7. Click Add collaborator.

    Add button

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