Subscribing to and unsubscribing from notifications

You can subscribe to individual conversations in issues, pull requests, and team discussions, even if you're not watching the repository or a member of the team where the conversation is occurring. If you're no longer interested in a conversation, you can unsubscribe or customize the types of notifications you receive.

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Notifications beta offers an improved inbox on GitHub and GitHub for mobile. For more information, see "Managing subscriptions and notifications on GitHub."

Notifications beta is currently released as a limited public beta feature and is not yet available to everyone. For more information, see "Enabling Notifications beta."

Managing your notification settings for an issue or pull request

  1. On GitHub, 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. Choose an issue or pull request to subscribe to.

  4. In the right sidebar, click Subscribe or Unsubscribe.

    Conversation Subscribe button

  5. To customize your notifications, click .

    Gear button next to Conversation Subscribe

  6. Select the type of notifications you want to receive for this conversation, then click Save.

    Conversation Subscribe options list

You can see a list of all the issues and pull requests you're subscribed to. For more information, see "Listing the issues and pull requests you're subscribed to."

Subscribing to team discussions

Team discussions are only available on team pages in organizations. For more information, see "About team discussions."

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.

    Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.

    organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Teams.

    Teams tab

  4. On the Teams tab, click the name of the team.

    List of the organization's teams

  5. On the team page, find the discussion you want to subscribe to.

  6. In the top right corner of the discussion, click to subscribe to the discussion.

    Team discussion Subscribe button

Unsubscribing from team discussions

Team discussions are only available on team pages in organizations. For more information, see "About team discussions."

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.

    Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.

    organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Teams.

    Teams tab

  4. On the Teams tab, click the name of the team.

    List of the organization's teams

  5. On the team page, find the discussion you want to unsubscribe from.

  6. In the top right corner of the discussion, click to unsubscribe from the discussion.

    Team discussion Subscribe button

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