Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
4,360,197
Community Members
 
Community Events
168
Community Groups

Forgot to start my sprints - can't 'complete' them

Edited

Hi,

We don't use Jira orthodoxly. I have forgotten to start two of my older sprints (23 and 25) and now when we have completed all the work, I am unable to 'complete' the sprints.
For that reason, they remain visible in my 'Backlog' view, which is super annoying for everyone.
We are currently working on sprint 26. Can I delete the sprints without messing up my numbering? Is there any prettier workaround?
Thanks,

1 answer

1 accepted

1 vote
Answer accepted

Hi @Annette_Belfrage 

What I would do is once your current sprint is over, before you start on sprint 27, you should be able to start and complete the two old sprints (you can set whatever start and end date you wish for these) and then all completed issues within these sprints should be removed from the backlog.

This method should have minimal impact on the current sprint and shouldn't affect any reporting issues. Hope this helps!

That sounds brilliant!
Thanks

No worries! If you found this answered your question feel free to hit the Accept Answer button, just so that it may help other users in the future who have the same question :)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
DEPLOYMENT TYPE
CLOUD
PRODUCT PLAN
STANDARD
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Jira Software

An update on Jira Software customer feedback – June 2022

Hello Atlassian Community! Feedback from customers like you has helped us shape and improve Jira Software. As Head of Product, Jira Software, I wanted to take this opportunity to share an update on...

5,013 views 18 31
Read article

Atlassian Community Events