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How to change owner of a project

one of the site Admins left and user was deleted

Problem is she was the owner of a few active projects that we have

How do i change the owner of the projects to the second admin?

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to change the project lead for JIRA server

Project Settings > Users and roles > Edit Defaults (link on upper right hand side)

you will get a pop-up and can change the Project Lead there

Thanks i have changed all projects leads on active projects


The issue i am experiencing now is on a kanban board - cannot change the owner

the owner you see there is who owns the board filter


you can change filter owners here

System > Shared Filters


search for the filter and use the action wheel to change owner


This has helped - manged to change the owners of all relative boards my side


Thank you for the assistance!!!

Hey all....I cant find: System > Shared Filters

HI @Natalie Wentzel 

Project owner mean to say..project lead/admin in jira?

she was the admin - created some of the projects and currently still on her name

Okay .. you can change it to navigating through the respective project setting --> details.

on the project details page at the bottom, you can find the project lead and change it.

That does not semm to change the owner

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