Adding a new status to the Scrum Board


Based on , if a user has the project admin rights , he can add a status to a Scrum board of that project. However the add status button is disabled  when he  tries to configure the board. How can I make add status button available for him that he can add statuses on his project board?

Thank you.


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That's not quite what the doc says. The doc says that lets you add a column. See later on:

If you are using Simplified Workflow, then a new status will automatically be created to match your new column.

If you're not using Simplified Workflow, you need jira-admin rights to add statuses, and you can't do that from the board's config. That's doable through the Administration / Issues page.

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