Filtering EPICS in Agile Board

I created an Agile Board to track EPICs/Stories. I wanted to filter EPICs (in the left panel) based on some quick filters. So I could define some themes as Quick Filters, and clicking on a Theme I wanted to show EPICS which belong only to that theme? Is it possible?

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It isn't possible yet. There is an Improvement request in GHS-6949. We recommend you to vote the request to increase the popularity and watch the request for future updates.

can someone respond on this query?

You can't filter Epics on an agile board with quick filters since the quick filters only apply on the stories in your backlog.

Hi @Prashant Jain6@Zulfadli Noor Sazali@Christian Czaia1


We've implemented this feature in the Agile Board Filter for JIRA Software add-on



Soon we'll be releasing new filters

  • Uncompleted
  • Unestimated



Hi @Przemyslaw Chudzinski [],


Would it be possible to filter the epics based on their labels or other properties of the Epic?

Hi @Olof Robertson,


Right now its possible to filter by epic name/key only.

Soon we'll be releasing filter by project KEY and 4 extra filters:

  1. Uncompleted (at least 1 open issue)
  2. Unestimated (at least 1 unestimated  issue)
  3. Empty (without any issues)
  4. NonEmpty (exclude empty epics)

Any other kind of filtering requires JQL usage and its quite complex implementation and a lot of jira hacking :) But yes its possible.




Anthony Roach I'm New Here Thursday

Can you provide an example of filtering Epics by label?  For example, we have Epics in a single project with the labels persona:data_architect and persona:business_analyst.  I would like to create quick filter buttons to filter accordingly, not the just stories, but the epics as well.  Thanks!

Our upcoming version will use full JQL filtering so you'll be able to do that.

Drop me an email on and I'll notify you once is released.

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PS. What do you think about the UI - any suggestions?

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