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Permissions required for GitHub Apps

You can find the required permissions for each GitHub App-compatible endpoint.

About GitHub App permissions

GitHub Apps are created with a set of permissions. Permissions define what resources the GitHub App can access via the API. For more information, see "Setting permissions for GitHub Apps."

Actions

Administration

Blocking

Checks

Codespaces

Codespaces lifecycle admin

Codespaces metadata

Codespaces secrets

Codespaces user secrets

Contents

Dependabot secrets

Deployments

Emails

Enterprise administration

Followers

Gists

Git signing ssh public keys

Gpg keys

Interaction limits

Issues

Keys

Members

Metadata

Notifications

Organization administration

Organization codespaces

Organization codespaces secrets

Organization codespaces settings

Organization custom roles

Organization dependabot secrets

Organization events

Organization hooks

Organization projects

Organization secrets

Organization self hosted runners

Organization user blocking

Pages

Plan

Profile

Pull requests

Repository hooks

Repository projects

Secret scanning alerts

Secrets

Security events

Starring

Statuses

Team discussions

Vulnerability alerts

Watching