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Watching and unwatching releases for a repository

You can watch releases in a repository to receive notifications when a new release is published without receiving notifications about other updates to the repository. You can also unwatch releases if you no longer want to receive notifications for new releases in a repository.

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Watching releases for a repository

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

  2. In the upper-right corner, click Releases only from the "Watch" drop-down menu.

    Watch options in a drop-down menu for releases

Unwatching releases for a repository

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

  2. In the upper-right corner, click Not watching from the "Watch" drop-down menu.

    Watch options in a drop-down menu for releases

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