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Recategorize a branch to be a release branch?

We have a branch that was created that is not categorized, but we now want to make it it's own release branch.  Is there a way to recatogize a branch/move it into the release "folder"?

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Caroline R Atlassian Team Aug 05, 2021

Hi, @Levi Wallach

Thank you for reaching out to Atlassian Community! 

It's not possible to recategorize a branch to be a release branch, however, you can create a new release branch and merge this not categorized branch with the release one. 

I hope this helps, but in case it doesn't, please feel free to share additional information about your business case, so I can check if there is anything else we could do here. 

Thank you! 

Kind regards,
Caroline

Thanks.  I assume after merging, it's then safe to remove the old branch, yes?

Caroline R Atlassian Team Aug 06, 2021

Hi, Levi! 

Yes, you should feel safe deleting the branch after the merge. The only reason to keep this branch after a merge is if you plan to make any more changes to the same branch, which I believe it's not your case. 

Kind regards,
Caroline 

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