Changing your primary email address

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

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  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 Emails.

    Emails tab

  3. If you'd like to add a new email address to set as your primary email address, under "Add email address", type a new email address and click Add.

    Add another email address button

  4. Under "Primary email address", use the drop-down menu to click the email address you'd like to set as your primary email address, and click Save.

    Set as primary button

  5. To remove the old email address from your account, next to the old email, click .

  6. Verify your new primary email address. Without a verified email address, you won't be able to use all of GitHub's features. For more information, see "Verifying your email address."

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