How to create an Issue in JIRA?

Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to create an Issue in JIRA.

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

Suggested Readings : How to create a Project in JIRA

Step 1 : Click Create button in the top bar menu

Create Issue in JIRA

Step 2 : In the next window,

Note : Fields marked with * are required fields to create an issue.

  1. Select Project
  2. Select an Issue Type (like bug/story/task/Epic)
  3. Write Summary for the Issue type
  4. Reporter (person who create issue)
  5. Select Component (Create Component)
  6. Write Description
  7. Add an attachment (Additional info about the issue type)
  8. Supporting information for the issue type (Optional)
  9. Select Version
  10. Set the priority of the issue type

Step 3: Scroll down a bit to enter additional information to the issue

Note : Fields marked with * are required fields to create an issue.

  1. Add label (New/Existing)
  2. Enter Environment details
  3. Attachment
  4. Version
  5. Issue ( link other associated issues)
  6. Assignee (assign to another person)
  7. Sprint

Sprint : Set of period of time where specified work has to be completed

Once all the information is entered to create an issue, Click Create Button at the bottom of the page.

Step 4: Issue created successfully under the specified project in the backlog.

Backlog : List of uncompleted work items

Step 5 : Issue can also be created in an alternative way by clicking +Create Issue option under project’s backlog section.

Once issues are created, you can add issues to the specific sprint of the project and track them.

In my next post, will learn about how to create sprint in JIRA.

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