I have a task with 7 sub-tasks. It turns out that the scope is now too big for one sprint. I need to convert the task into an epic, with each sub task being a task on that epic. Sounds like a totally resonable thing, right? How do you do it?
The subtasks need to be converted to tasks first. To do so, enter the subtask's detailed view, and then click on More > Convert to issue. Depending on the JIRA version, it might be displayed an ellypsis [...] button instead of the More button.
Once all subtasks had been converted into tasks, enter the task that you'd like to convert into an epic and click on More > Move. Leave the project unchanged and just change the type from task to epic.
Finally, associate the tasks with the epic.
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