How do you rename a sprint in JIRA Agile 6.7?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Editing or Reordering a Sprint

You used to be able to hover over and rename a sprint from the active sprints board, but I don't see such an option anymore.

This page describes the previous method https://confluence.atlassian.com/agile065/jira-agile-user-s-guide/working-with-sprints/editing-or-renaming-a-sprint

1 answer

2 votes
Fazila Ashraf Community Champion Dec 01, 2015

Hi Aaron,

We use JIRA Agile V.6.7.11 and we rename the sprint not from the active sprints board but from the "Backlog". The documentation link says "plan" which they actually mean "Backlog".

Hover over the sprint name in the "Backlog" board and get the edit option.

Fazila, 

You are correct, I see it there, but unfortunately that is a very cumbersome way to rename a sprint.  You also can no longer edit the sprint end date from the sprint board, you have to go to the backlog.

Documentation is out of date and needs updating.

Fazila,

Thanks for the tip. This worked perfectly.

Fazila Ashraf Community Champion Apr 10, 2017

welcome :)

Thank you for this. Documentation I found was still outdated

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Statuspage

Introducing Statuspage Getting Started guides! First up: What is Statuspage?

Over the next several weeks we'll be sharing some of our Getting Started guides here in the community. Throughout this series of posts, we'd love to hear from customers and non-customers ab...

22 views 2 1
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you