Editing a GitHub App's permissions

After registering a GitHub App, you can modify your app's permissions.

Note: Updated permissions won't take effect on a user's installation until the user approves the changes.

  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 left sidebar, click Developer settings. Developer settings section

  3. In the left sidebar, click GitHub Apps. GitHub Apps section

  4. Select the GitHub App whose permissions you want to change. App selection

  5. In the left sidebar, click Permissions & webhooks. Permissions and webhooks
  6. Modify the permissions you'd like to change. For each type of permission, select either "Read-only", "Read & write", or "No access" from the dropdown. Permissions selections for your GitHub App
  7. In "Subscribe to events", select any events to which you'd like to subscribe your app. Permissions selections for subscribing your GitHub App to events
  8. Click Save changes. Button to save permissions changes