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How do I delete an epic?

I created an epic when I should have created a sprint.

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An epic is a normal issue. You could open the issue and delete it (More Actions -> Delete).


Thanks for the quick reply Henning. Turns out I didn't have access rights -- do now and see the delete option you mention.

Thanks Henning - turns out I needed access rights as well.

where are these access rights set?

Project Settings --> Permissions --> Actions Menu (upper right) --> Edit Permissions

Then click the upper-right "Grant Permission" button.  Choose "show more", select "Single User" and find your username in the user text box above.

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Hello @Amos VanHorn, thank you for steps, but I don't see what next.

Q can you help?


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To delete issues you need the Delete Issues permission. Select it and add it to your group or project role.

I created an issue, assigned an unwanted Epic to it, deleted the issue, but the Epic still remains. (Still) missing on how to delete an Epic. Thanks.

I found it. On the Backlog page with VERSIONS and EPICS displayed, on the EPICS frame, the list of epics is displayed. It's here that you click the drop arrow to the right of the epic name, click "View epic details" and when the new page displays, in the upper-right corner, click on the ellipses then click Delete...

@Amos VanHorn can I give a epic delete permission to myself or admin should do that?

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so i need help deleting a search on epic 

It is def not as easy as I thought. 

You need to first use search to find ,it then you need to make sure you have the right permissions (I mean admin permissions). If you are a more visual person, I created a video .

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