Add a started story to an active sprint

I have a sprint that's already started. I also have user stories that developers have marked as "In progress". This means that these stories are no longer in the backlog.

How can I edit these stories to add them to an existing sprint if they're not in the backlog to drag/drop into a sprint?

1 answer

It does not matter whether the story is in progress or not. if the story is not in the currrent sprint it should be either available in any of the upcoming sprints that you may have created or in your backlog (unless it was closed in an earlier sprint)

If you cant find the story i suggest

- you check how the board has been configured. Is the board supposed to display your story. Is it from another project which you board has not taken into account?

- On your plan mode on your board, check you have not accidently selected any pre-defined filter or epic views etc which is filtering out your story

- It may also be possible that the story in question has been closed in an earlier sprint and hence it is not appearing on the board anywhere.

Let me know how it goes.


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in Jira

Join our webinar: How 1B+ feature flag events helped us build the new Jira

Every time you release software, there's a bit of risk – that there's a bug, that something breaks, or that the feature doesn't resonate with customers. Feature flagging helps make high stakes s...

98 views 0 1
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you