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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.

Managing your notification settings for an issue or pull request

When you subscribe to a conversation in an issue or pull request, you'll receive notifications for each update to the conversation even if you're not participating in the conversation.

When you unsubscribe from a conversation in an issue or pull request, you'll no longer receive notifications about the conversation. If you or a team you're a member of are @mentioned in the conversation, you'll begin receiving notifications again. For more information about @mentions, see "Basic writing and formatting syntax."

  1. On GitHub Enterprise, 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. To subscribe or unsubscribe from a conversation, in the right sidebar, click Subscribe or Unsubscribe.

    Conversation Subscribe button

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 Enterprise, 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 Enterprise, 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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