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How to delete stories from the backlog?

I want to delete a story from the backlog but it seem that there is an issue with "authority" I don't understand why since i am the administrator


How can i solve this?

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Benjamin Community Leader Dec 08, 2021

@JW Ouwehand ,


In the permission scheme, do you have the permission to delete issues? 





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Can you share with us an image of the permission scheme that shows the Delete Issue permission and the users/groups/roles granted that permission?

Are you just an administrator for the project, or are you a Jira Administrator?

A Jira Administrator can use the Permissions Helper tool to get more information about why you are unable to execute the operation.

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Select Project Settings from the navigation pane on the left.

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Then select Permissions. 

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That will display the Permission Scheme and the details of that scheme for your project.

In the new screen under Issue Permissions find Delete Issues. Look at the Users/Groups/Project Roles assigned to that permission. You need to be a member of a User Group or Project Role or called out individually there in order to be able to delete issues in that project.

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@JW Ouwehand 

Welcome to the community.

If you have the permission according to the permission scheme, can you  share with us the steps you are going through to try to delete the issue and the results you see?

Hi Benjamin I have permission to delete an issue in the permission scheme

Benjamin Community Leader Dec 08, 2021

Thank @JW Ouwehand . Do you have the screen shot of the error that pops up when attempting to delete?

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