When you watch a repository, you get notifications for any new pull requests and issues that are created, including those not mentioning you.
Tip: You will automatically watch any repositories you create or that are created by your team in an organization.
- Navigate to the repository you want to receive notifications for.
- In the upper-right corner, in the "Watch" list, select Watching.
In the top right corner of any page, click .
In the user settings sidebar, click Notification center.
Under "How you receive notifications," uncheck Automatically watch repositories.