There’s a lot you can do on GitHub that doesn’t require a complex development environment – like sharing feedback on a design discussion, or reviewing a few lines of code. GitHub for iOS lets you move work forward wherever you are. Stay in touch with your team, triage issues, and even merge, right from the app. We’re making these tasks easy for you to perform, no matter where you work, with a beautifully native experience.

You can use GitHub for iOS to:

• Browse your latest notifications
• Read, react, and reply to Issues and Pull Requests
• Review and merge Pull Requests
• Organize Issues with labels, assignees, projects, and more
• Browse your files and code
• Discover new and trending repositories


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What’s New

Version 1.49.1

What's New:
• Press and hold to preview any link in the GitHub app.
• Press and hold any notification in the inbox to preview the underlying thread.
• Releases now highlight the list of individual contributors mentioned in the release notes.
• The Explore tab automatically refreshes on every visit.

Bug Fixes:
• Direct links to markdown files will now open in the browser.
• Auto merge shows the correct icons depending on the pull request's merge state.
• Auto merge now displays a better description of the pull request's merge state.
• Editing a shortcut immediately after its creation now works as intended.
• The close/re-open pull request action only appears if a user has permissions to do so.
• Reverted a change that auto-refreshed the notifications inbox.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9.9K Ratings

9.9K Ratings

Virgil89 ,

Can’t switch account

The app seems pretty nice thus far but I wrongfully logged into another account and now it seems that there is no way to change it. When I sign out and sign back in, I’m only prompted to give permission for the initial account (also, why is asking for authorization every sign in?). Doubt that this is how is intended probably a bug? Would reconsider review once I can properly use it with my account.

As expected the switch account was unintentional and now is back to normal. So far I had no problems and I love having a proper app layout rather than the mobile version (that wasn’t bad at all btw). You could argue that now you have yet another app to keep checking for notifications but hey.. it is what it is.

Developer Response ,

Sorry for the confusion! We're working on making this experience better. In the meantime, to login with another account, go to in Safari and logout. Then you should be able to login with another account in the app.

teknowhore ,

has potential but too many dealbreakers

I truly want to like this app but the bugs that have been around since I first used it are driving me crazy. Every time I add a new favorite it’ll disappear from my list a few minutes later, sometimes right before my eyes it’ll remove itself from my list. On top of that, the search functionality is atrocious, and way too limited. We can’t even search our own repos! The search functionality we do have for the rest of the site leaves a lot to be desired and doesn’t even return the same results as the website. We should be able to search our starred repos, our own repos as well as choose how our own repos are filtered, this is bottom of the barrell functionality that should be a no brainer. If its possible on the website, it should be possible in the application. Im honestly shocked at how little functionality this app offers as the official github client.

doctordeek ,

Looking for Mr. Good App

Well GitHub promises to be better than most.

I had to clean up my emails so today I just deleted them all from my past go to account ...all 967 thousand of them.

Many were from an app called Google plus...oh 5 or 6 years ago. We loved that app...we were young , restless. On Google plus us wanna be acclaimed scientists would theorize on the basis of gravity , the universality of relativity and what not.

Instead today I mostly anticipate the final burn, seeking some satisfaction along the way. I’ve been immersed into this world of hackers , cyber crimes , network insecurity , constant uncertainty and you know what....

I’m starting to enjoy it. My antagonists know one hellava lot about networks and I’m determined to..... oh I really don’t know what I’m determined to do but I kinda enjoy sparring with these unseen contestants.

We will see ...

I’m now determined to share what I’ve learned and I thing GitHub is where I’ll do it.

I just am completely lost in finding a way to start ...
But I will ....SOON

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