We are currently using JIRA Software. I am an administrator and unable to add watchers to an issues. Others within my team are users, not administrators, and are also not able to add watchers. I have updated permissions within the project and that does not seem to help.
If you have Manage Watchers permission then,
please check to add ?oldIssueView=true to the URL to switch to old view and see if you can add watcher.
e.g. if your issue is ABC-102 and the URL is JIRA_BASE_URL/browse/ABC-102 just navigate to JIRA_BASE_URL/browse/ABC-102?oldIssueView=true and see if you can add watcher there.
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