You can edit the name and color of an existing label.

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

  2. Under your repository name, click Issues or Pull requests. Issues and pull requests tab selection

  3. Above the list of issues or pull requests, click Labels. Labels tab on a repository's issues or pull requests page

  4. In the labels list, next to the label you want to edit, click Edit.

  5. In the text box, type your new label name. Field to type a label name

  6. Select a color for the label from the color bar. You can customize this color by editing the hexadecimal number above the color bar. Issues new label color picker

  7. Click Save changes.

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