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How to link your Github account in Merge Link.

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Written by Matthew Ho
Updated over a week ago
  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

  2. In the left sidebar, click <> Developer settings.

  3. In the left sidebar, under Personal access tokens, click Tokens (classic).

  4. Select Generate new token, then click Generate new token (classic).

  5. In the "Note" field, give your token a descriptive name.

  6. To give your token an expiration, select Expiration, then choose No Expiration.

  7. Select these scopes:

    1. admin > read:org — To read org & team membership, read org projects

    2. admin:repo_hook — To create & read webhooks

    3. admin:org_hook — To create & read webhooks

    4. user:read:user — To read all user profile data

    5. user:email — To read all user emails

    6. read:enterprise — To read enterprise profile data

    7. read:audit_log — To read audit log

    8. read:project — To read projects

  8. Click Generate token.

  9. Back in the linking flow, enter your username and token!

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