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Welcome to another edition of Insider. This month, we’ll explore how you can stay productive and connected while you’re away from the keyboard with GitHub Mobile. The workday looks different for everyone—sometimes you need to build on the go. GitHub Mobile allows you to stay on top of notifications, organize tasks, commit updates, and more—all without firing up your desktop.

In this newsletter, we’ll explore a few insider tips and tricks you can use to make the most of GitHub Mobile, such as:

Let’s dive in.

Create and manage issues on the fly with Issue Composer ✨

Have you ever gone for a midday coffee run and then all of a sudden remembered: “Oh, I should’ve updated those issues before I left!” No worries, Issue Composer has your back. With Issue Composer, you can create issues, document bugs, propose features, and engage in discussions directly from your mobile device. And now, with our new Property Bar feature, you can effortlessly add metadata to your issues, like assignees, labels, milestones, and projects. Plus, you can do all of this while you’re in line to place that coffee order. 😉

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Customize the app by creating Shortcuts 📱

There are times when taking the scenic route makes sense, but maybe not necessarily when you’re working under a deadline. And that’s the beauty of shortcuts, right? With GitHub Mobile’s Shortcuts, you can access all of the important things, like issues, discussion, or PRs, right on the home page of your mobile app.

To start customizing your shortcuts, simply open the GitHub Mobile app and click the “Get started” button.

From there, you can either choose from the “suggested shortcuts” selection or create your own. When creating your Shortcuts, the scope for customization is pretty vast. You can select:

Once you save the Shortcut, all the things you need are simply a tap away.

Add your favorite repos to the Home page 🏠

Let’s say you’ve been working on a long-term project in a particular repository. Naturally, you’d want to access that repo right from your home page. Well, here’s how: simply add that repo to your Favorites list to quickly access your work.

You can also arrange your favorites list by preference to best suit your workflow.

Increase productivity with GitHub Mobile 💪

GitHub Mobile empowers developers to make meaningful contributions and stay productive no matter where they are. Whether you’re reviewing code, managing issues, or participating in discussions, you can stay connected and engaged with your projects at all times, even during downtime. And now that you’re armed with these tidbits, you’re on your way to becoming a mobile power user. 👊

Ready to try out these tips and features for yourself?

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