New Feature Announcement
Global Checklists are currently in BETA and will be available in Issue Checklist for Jira ENTERPRISE once released. Contact our support team if you currently use Issue Checklist for Jira PRO would like to participate in the Beta.
Add a Checklist to an Issue
To add a checklist to an issue, click on the Checklist icon.
To ensure checklists are always visible, go to Jira Settings > Apps and select Global settings under the Issue Checklist heading. Use the toggle to enable Show checklist always (New Issue View).
Add an Item to the Checklist
To add an item to the checklist, simply type the item in the text box at the top of the list. Hit enter or click on the checkmark when you’re done.
Checklists can use simple checkboxes, statuses or both. To enable statuses for checklists in a project:
Save to Custom Fields
Checklist Item Functions
Hovering over a checklist item reveals a menu that allows you to:
Format Checklist Items
Checklist items can include emojis, due dates, descriptions and rich text formatting.
Assign a checklist Item
Use @ mentions to assign a checklist item to a user.
Save a Checklist as a Template
Want to reuse a checklist? You can save it as a template.
To save a checklist as a template:
Create a Template
To create a checklist template:
*You can view, edit or delete any template form this page.
Add a Template to an Issue
Set a Default Template
Default templates will be added automatically whenever an issue of the indicate type is created.
To set a template as a default: