Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to create a User in JIRA.

An administrator can create users and invite them to participate in the project issues. A normal user cannot create another user due to access rights limitations.

Pre-requisite : If you don’t have a JIRA account create one here Create JIRA account.

Step 1 : Click Administration Settings icon on the top right and Select User Administration option in the list.

User in JIRA

Step 2 : In the Create new Users screen,

Create a User in JIRA

  1. Enter Full Name
  2. Enter Email Address

Once entered all information, Click Create Users button

Step 3 : User created successfully

User Created in JIRA

Email has been sent to user’s email address like below,

User in JIRA

The user has to set up a new password to have JIRA account.

Step 4 : Once the user has accepted the invitation, set up their account with a password and logged in for the first time, the administrator can view the last session date and time.

User in JIRA

Step 5 : Administrator can deactivate the user by clicking Deactivate option

Deactivate User in JIRA

Step 6 : Click on the User’s Full name to view detailed information about the User.

Detailed User information in JIRA

Step 7 : Edit or delete User by clicking Edit or Deactivate User

Edit User in JIRA

Step 8 : Click Add Group to add the User to a group.

Add User to group in JIRA

Step 9 : Start typing the group name and select the group from the list and Click Add group button

Group in JIRA

Step 10 : User added to the group successfully.


Once the user is added to the project, User can work on the issues.

In my next post, will learn about how to create a Issue type in JIRA.

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