how do I find out if I have admin rights

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Create, edit, or remove a user

How do I confirm that I have admin rights.

I need to add new users to our project.

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Do you have a cog icon on the menu bar towards the top right of the main menu?  No cog = no admin

If you do have the cog, then it'll either be project admin, or JIRA admin, but you'll be able to tell from the options.

Can you add a picture of this?

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Um, really?  A screenshot to identify a cog?  

I am a new user on the cloud-based platform and am definitely an admin. This was resolved in another chain and it was a known issue.

I don't think it is inappropriate to ask for a screen shot...

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Rui Bai I'm New Here Nov 05, 2018

I would love a screenshot too! 

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Daniel Eads Atlassian Team Nov 06, 2018

Hey Gemma,

The Cloud UI has changed since this question/answer were originally written. This isn't always the case - we're talking about maybe trying to identify some of these posts on Community so it's easier for people reading answers to know if it applies to them.

You're definitely on Cloud, which is a bit different than Server now. To see if you have admin in Jira Cloud, you're going to look for the Jira Settings option after clicking on the Jira icon:

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If there's no Jira settings option, there's no Jira Administrator permission.

Cheers,
Daniel

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