How can i foward an email to a existing service desk issue

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Receiving requests by email

Is there a way to forward an email and attach it to an existing issue, , e.g. if the customer changed the subject or sent new information independent from the existing issue?

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Hello Sebastian, 

I made some test a few minutes ago and I found an way:

You have two actions/sittuations:

  • S1: User sent the first email to support's mail
  • S2: Another user sent a second email with new information and you want to forward to issue/request

You can forward S2 to request opened in S1. But you'll change the subject to (ISSUE_ID) - for example: (JSD-1042) - and you'll put

You also can put the (ISSUE_ID) Text1 Text2.

I made four test and work it. You can see at the pictures:

warning All content in your thread goes to issue/request as a only comment. warning So you should avoid do it.

Test One


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Customer Portal

image2016-6-2 20:7:12.png


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Test Four


image2016-6-2 20:9:17.png

Customer Portal

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image2016-6-2 20:10:18.png



Is this helped you? Lemme know if you still have any doubt. 


It didn't work for me. It just created a new issue with the (ISSUE_ID) as the issue name.

Dear Lameck,


yes this was helpful. I tried it and forwarding with the proper subject does attach comments - thanks for your help.



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