Log in as an admin, and either
Bear in mind that deleting a project kills it completely. If you have any doubts that you may need any of the data in it again, take a backup first, because that's the only way of recovering it.
@Jolene Hey, at the top right gear Icon only gives me some option to hide something.
My avatar is on bottom left. There is an Administration section, but it has no entry related to projects or deleting them. There is no JIRA ADMINISTRATION option, and yes, I am every kind of Administor (and I'm also the owner of the account)
If you are using Jira SD 3.13.x, you can archive the Project as well =)
Nevertheless, it is a correct answer. Since it was written, Cloud has had the UI changed to something that makes it a lot harder to find stuff, including the admin sections.
Look for the settings cog on the left to start with, while you're in a project view.
@Nic Brough [Adaptavist], my avatar is on bottom left. There is an Administration section, but it has no entry related to projects or deleting them.
At the top right in a project, there are the dots in a grey box, but clicking on them only gives me an option to "Hide cover image", whatever that means.
and yes, I am every kind of Administor (and I'm also the owner of the account)
very odd, the option was missing, and suddenly it became available. The only explanation is that even though I am account owner, I didnt have the right privileges by default and after I added them, they still didn't take effect until much later.
No wonder everybody has problems. The system is set up by default for account owners not to have the right settings.
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