Change JIRA to show exact activity time

How can I change JIRA to show exact activity time?

Example:
Let's say I have an issue and change its status to one of our custom workflow status - say: UNDERWAY. Then I do the work and finish the work for that issue. Now I want to log my work against the issue. I go to check the activity tab of the issue to see when I changed the status to UNDERWAY but it says: 1 hour ago. That is very ambigious. 1h 15 minutes? 1h 50 minutes? 45 minutes?

Is there a setting in JIRA to show the exact time for the activity tab of issues? It can either show me exactly: 1h 53 minutes ago OR just show me the exact timestamp like: 9:13am. Either works for me.

How can I configure this? I tried searching but couldn't find anything.

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Hi Harrison,

There is an improvement request for this exact feature to be added to JIRA. The improvement is available to vote and view at https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-33449.

The time itself does revert to a specific timestamp when the recorded activity reaches the next day.

Thanks,

Paul

Thanks Paul.

As a note to anyone who clicks the link Paul gave - for whatever reason the link includes the period at the end which will then take you to a page which says the issue doesn't exist. Just remove the period and it will take you to the correct issue. :-D

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