Asked by: Mirka Ipiña
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020

How do I create a new label in Jira?

How to add a label to an issue
  1. Click on the issue you want to label.
  2. Click the "pencil" icon (for label) in front of the word "Labels". A pop-up dialog box appears.
  3. In the pop-up dialog box that appears, do the following: type your label and press the Enter key, or.
  4. Click the "Update" button. The new label will be saved.

Click to see full answer.


Subsequently, one may also ask, how do I change labels in Jira?

2 answers

  1. search for issues with your particular label.
  2. bulk edit -> select all -> edit issues -> change labels -> add to existing.
  3. go back to your search and bulk edit again (at this point, both the new and old labels should be present)
  4. bulk edit -> select all -> edit issues -> change labels -> find and remove these.

Secondly, what is a label in Jira? JIRA - Label an Issue. Advertisements. A Label is used to categorize an issue. It is similar to the hashtag (#) used in twitter, Facebook or other social sites. It also helps while searching an issue.

Similarly, you may ask, how do I add multiple labels in Jira?

1 answer

  1. create a filter search, e.g. "project = myproject"
  2. once you have your filter producing the exact issues you want to add the label to..
  3. use Bulk edit, edit issue.
  4. add label and submit.

How do I manage labels in Jira?

There is no default feature to manage labels in Jira.

In Jira Cloud:

  1. do a search for your isssues.
  2. select all or a sub-set.
  3. use the ellipsis in the top right and select "bulk change all X issues"
  4. veryify those are the issues you want, click next.
  5. select edit issues, click next.

27 Related Question Answers Found

How do I find labels in Jira?

Are Jira labels global?

How do I show labels in Jira backlog?


How do I create a component in Jira?

How do I search in jira?

What is difference between story and task in Jira?


How do I delete a label in Jira?

What are Jira components?

What is the difference between components and labels in Jira?


How do I use epics in Jira?

How do I set up epics in Jira?