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I am not aware of a way of bulk changing issue links. Although there is an option that is similar. It is possible to link multiple issues to another issue at the same time. At the "normal" link window there is the possibility to search for issues.
There you get an option to make an advanced search using JQL. After searching with JQL you can select multiple issues to link.
Then press "Add", and now you can link them all to the original issue.
There is a limitation to this solution. You can only link 10 issues at a time, so a big bulk-operation can not be substituted.
A workaround to the limitation is to run a filter from issue navigator, export all issue keys to Excel, paste the issue keys in a note, exchange the newlines with spaces or tabs and then paste it into the issue field on the link-view.
Hope this helps and good luck with your bulk-problem!
For recent Jira (writing this on 2021) Linked Issues a bit different (at least in our case we need to go through no. 1):
See below images for references:
@Shahrzad Shariati : you can use the regular "Link" button in the ticket as well.
The Jira Issue Navigator is basically the view in which you get shown multiple issues. For example by opening Issues -> Search for Issues.
You have to click on "Advanced issue search"
Find the issue on which you want to add those links.
Once you click on "...", you should have Link button
Next is to click on "Search for an issue"
Click on "Advanced", enter you JQL and hit search (loop icon).
Once you do that, all items will be listed with the checkbox to select.
Just select and click Add!
I also don't have "Link" button when I click on "..." in regular search (the one that you see once you click on the project).
I have just realized that it only displays 10 items...
We could adjust JQL to get items that are not linked with the "parent" item.
project = QB63 AND issuetype = Task AND linkedIssue NOT IN linkedIssues("QB63-158")
Still, we have to do 10 by 10... 10 times better than doing 1 by 1 :D