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Activating optional features for GitHub Apps

You can test new optional features for your GitHub Apps.

Warning: Optional features are subject to change.

Activating optional features for GitHub Apps

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page on GitHub, click your profile photo.
  2. Navigate to your account settings.
    • For a GitHub App owned by a personal account, click Settings.
    • For a GitHub App owned by an organization:
      1. Click Your organizations.
      2. To the right of the organization, click Settings.
  3. In the left sidebar, click Developer settings.
  4. Click Edit next to the GitHub App you want to enable an optional feature for.
  5. In the settings sidebar, click Optional features.
  6. Next to the optional feature you want to enable for your app, click Opt-in.

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