Jira Watch and Vote on Issue - Jira (software)

What Is Jira Watch and Vote on Issue?

In this episode, we will recognize how Voting and Watching is done on an issue in JIRA.

Voting on an Issue

JIRA has a option called as Vote to offer the opinion on the preference for that issue, whether it is committed or completed.

  • Admin wants to add authorization for users to use this feature.
  • Go to the View Issue page where voting is essential.
  • Press Vote for this problem to promptly vote for that issue.

The resulting screenshot displays where Votes field is present at issue detail page −
votes_field

Note − Meanwhile the user does not have authorization here to vote, the user is not able to view the link beside Votes field.

Watching an Issue

JIRA has a choice that lets users/stakeholders to keep an eye on the problem, every time there is any update or variations in that issue. If there is any the problem, it sends notification/emails to those who are listed as watchers for that exact issue.

  • Admin wants to add authorization for users to use this feature.
  • Navigate to the view issue page that the user needs to watch.
  • Click on the “Start Watching this issue” link to be listed as watchers.

The resulting screenshot displays where the Watchers field is existing in the Issue Detail page.

watchers

Presently in its place of zero watchers, there will be 1 (watcher) showed along with the link “Stop watching this issue” to delist as watchers. The resulting screenshot displays the updated number of watchers –

number_of_watchers

The user can click on 1, it lets to add further users as well to the list as watchers. Start typing the user name in the Add watchers’ box and choose from the autocomplete box. The user will be listed as viewers.

The resulting screenshot displays how to add a new watcher by providing the user’s detail.

users_detail

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