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We have now improved the help and getting started experience in GitHub app for Microsoft Teams and Slack.

  1. From the moment you install or access the app for the first time, you are guided step by step until you have successfully used the app.
  2. Learning about the app functionalities is simplified with the new “help” experience.

Teams help

Teams help

For more information, see the full documentation for GitHub for Microsoft Teams or GitHub for Slack.

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Are you using our GitHub app in Microsoft Teams or Slack? Do you find it difficult to track all the notifications you get in your channels?
If yes, here comes a feature that helps you focus on the notifications that are relevant to you! 🎉

Teams PR mentions
Slack PR mentions

When you subscribe to a repository in Microsoft Teams or Slack, you will now see yourself mentioned in the notifications where you are referred and needs your attention.
As you receive notifications for Issues, PRs, Discussions and Deployments, here are the cases when you will be mentioned.

  • Assignee in an Issue
  • Reviewer for a PR
  • Mentioned in a PR/Issue description/comment/discussion
  • Reviewer for a Deployment
  • Scheduled reminders for PR review requests

See GitHub for Microsoft Teams or GitHub for Slack for more information about this feature.

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Discussions are now supported in the GitHub app for Microsoft Teams and Slack.

Notifications

  • You can now subscribe to the discussions feature from a channel in Microsoft Teams or Slack, or a personal app in Microsoft Teams.
  • After subscribing, you will be notified when a discussion is created or answered.

URL previews

  • When you post a link to a discussion in Microsoft Teams or Slack, a preview of the discussion will now be displayed.

For more information, see the full documentation for GitHub for Microsoft Teams or GitHub for Slack.

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Are you on Slack Enterprise Grid? Do you have multiple Slack workspaces in your organization where you need to use our GitHub app?
If yes, this is a feature for you!

You can now install and manage your GitHub app on Slack Enterprise Grid.
Org owners and Org admins in Slack Enterprise grid can:

  • Install the GitHub app at the org level and choose which workspaces you want to add/remove the GitHub app.
  • Manage GitHub app installations requests from your workspace members.
  • Make GitHub app available in all future workspaces by default.

For more information, visit the GitHub app for Slack.

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We added support to receive notifications for updates from releases, branches, and repositories in the GitHub app in Microsoft Teams.

You can now subscribe to your repository in your Microsoft Teams channel or Personal chat and get notified when

  1. A new release is published from a repository.
  2. A branch is created/deleted.
  3. Your repository is made public or you delete your repo.

We have also added guidance steps when you face errors with SAML authorization of your GitHub organizations in Teams.

For more information, visit the GitHub app for Microsoft Teams.

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