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Notify users of recent changes in your app with release notes. They can be used to as a change log for your app's latest features, or to notify testers which specific areas they should target for feedback. In buddybuild, release notes can be entered in two ways: ### Option 1: In the buddybuild dashboard Within the buddybuild dashboard, select the build you'd like to publish release notes for and enter them under the 'Deploy' tab of the build details. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/bdf3251-Builds_-_Deploy_Manually_-_1.png", "Builds - Deploy Manually - 1.png", 1500, 800, "#1592d6" ], "caption": "", "sizing": "full" } ] } [/block] ### Option 2: The text file within your repository You can also add release notes by creating and checking in a file called `buddybuild_release_notes.txt` in the root of your repository. Buddybuild will automatically use the content included in this file to build release notes. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "If you don't specify a focus message, buddybuild will automatically use the commit message of your last commit as your next deployment's release notes!", "title": "Note" } [/block]