Cannot change Project Lead?

I am seriously losing faith in this system. I  can't change the 'Project Lead'. When I select myself (Admin) as the 'Project Lead' it changes it back to 'admin'. This is in Project Settings.

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Dear Roger,

When you head over to your project, to ''Users and roles'' and press ''Edit Defaults'' you should just be able to change the project lead. May I ask what browser and version of JIRA you are using?

Also; How long is your project key/name? It could be due to this;

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/project-lead-cannot-be-altered-for-a-specific-project-for-jira-7-802162379.html

Friendly Regards,

Jeremy Mooiman

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What do you mean "it changes it back"?  What, exactly, is happening?

Hi Nic,

I type my name in which it shows in the dropdown but when I click on the save button it changes back to 'admin'.

Jeremy Atlassian Community Champion Nov 06, 2017

@Roger PorterI assume that the update functionality is not working. Could you check if your conditions match the ones that I have posted in my initial answer?

Sorted, I think it's because my username is admin but the full name is Roger Porter

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