You can watch a repository to receive notifications for new pull requests and issues that are created. You can also unwatch a repository if you no longer want to receive notifications for that specific repository.

You can also watch and unwatch releases in a repository. For more information, see "Watching and unwatching releases for a repository."

Watching all repositories that you have push access to

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In the user settings sidebar, click Notifications. Notification center

  3. Under "Automatic watching," select Automatically watch repositories. Checkbox for automatically watching repositories

Watching a single repository

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

  2. In the upper-right corner, click Watching from the "Watch" drop-down menu. Watch options in a drop-down menu for a repository

Unwatching all repositories that you have push access to

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In the user settings sidebar, click Notifications. Notification center

  3. Under "Automatic watching," unselect Automatically watch repositories. Checkbox for automatically watching repositories

Unwatching a single repository

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

  2. In the upper-right corner, click Unwatch from the "Watch" drop-down menu. Watch options in a drop-down menu for a repository

Note: You can also choose to ignore a repository. If you ignore a repository, you won't receive any notifications. We don't recommend ignoring repositories as you won't be notified if you're @mentioned. If you experiencing abuse and want to ignore a repository, please contact support so we can help. GitHub does not tolerate abuse. For more information on GitHub's policies, see our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines.

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