You can manage your notifications across GitHub repositories from any page.

The notifications overview lists every notification you have, regardless of whether you are participating in or watching them.

Notification indicating any unread message

By default, every unread notification is listed. Here's a few other things you can do on this page.

Viewing your notifications

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . If you've disabled web notifications and you don't see the bell icon, you can navigate to https://github.com/watching. Notification indicating any unread message
  2. In the left sidebar, do one of the following:
    • To see all notifications you're participating in, click Participating. Listing participating notifications
    • To see notifications for a specific repository, click the name of that repository. Listing individual repository notifications

Marking notifications as read

From the notifications page, you can also mark notifications as read without reviewing them. This is helpful if you're watching a repository that you're not actively involved with.

Notifications marked as read do not disappear. If the conversation is updated, the notification is redelivered.

  • To mark all notifications in a repository as read, click the name of the repository, and in the upper-right corner, click the check mark. Marking individual repository as read
  • To mark a single notification in a repository as read, click the name of the repository, and next to the issue or pull request, click the check mark. Notification indicating any unread message

Unsubscribe from a notification in a repository

Tip:

  • Once you unsubscribe from a conversation, you will no longer receive any notifications about the thread. However, if you or a team you're on are @mentioned, you'll once again start receiving notifications.

  • You can also unsubscribe or subscribe to specific pull requests or issues.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click . If you've disabled web notifications and you don't see the bell icon, you can navigate to https://github.com/watching. Notification indicating any unread message
  2. In the list of repositories, find the one you want to interact with. Notification listing repositories
  3. In the list of issues and pull requests, find the one you want to unsubscribe from. Notification listing individual conversation in repository
  4. On the far right, click . Notification indicating any unread message

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