Change a projects type

Just setup a cloud JIRA instance and it asked me to create a project.  I did and it created a project that is Software type.  My project was more of a Business type. I there a way to change that or do I need to delete and recreate?

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Simple fix dude.. 

First make sure you have Admin rights...

  1. Go to Settings (top right conner)
  2.  Projects > (You should see a list of all the projects) 
  3. Under "Operations"  
  4. click on "Change project type" 
  5. From the drop down menu click on "Business" and click Change. 

 

=) 

This changes just between Software and Business. But when I recreated the project it had a few more descriptive options. I wonder if those options display if I try and change the project type...

That's normal.. But you can choose to customize to your heart's content. =)

The project type is mostly for telling JIRA how to do the initial setup, and then later (JIRA 7 onwards), classification as well.  As Akeem says, you can "customise to your heart's content" later - that means changing the project schemes to ones suitable for your newly selected project type (or other schemes that work better)

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