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Can't add approval step to workflow

I have read a lot of posts regarding this issue. Why can I not add an approval step in this workflow?


I followed all of the steps detailed here:
but the box to add it just isn't there.

This is a company-managed project


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Fabian Lim Community Leader Sep 29, 2021

Hi @John

He approval functionality from the link you shared is only available for jira service mangement projects. With a jira company managed projects this is not available.


@Fabian Lim  But what does that mean? 

I created a new workflow.. So do I have to assign the workflow to a project to configure it?

---> I've seen how it works :) I am able to add this step on a live workflow :) no additional answer needed :)  

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Ajay _view26_ Community Leader Sep 29, 2021

Hi @John ,

Thats strange!

I checked a company managed project at my side and the approval options are available.

Screenshot 2021-09-30 071831.jpg



Can you try accessing the Workflow from  Project Settings and try to edit the workflow ?

Ajay you are in Jira Software or Jira Service Management workflow?


To me only works on JSM, but I want to use approval on JS! It's sucks.


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