This post contains instructions for how to work with personal access tokens on Github.

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  • Scroll down on the page until you see “Developer settings”

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  • There you’ll see “Personal access tokens”

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  • Click on “Personal access tokens”

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  • Click on “Generate new token”

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  • At the bottom, click on “Generate token”

  • Your token will be a string of numbers and letters that looks like this (this isn’t really mine):

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  • Paste it in as your username, then for password, simply hit return/enter again without entering anything