How to add estimate to issue (Scrum)

Hi, I am new to Jira and I would like to add a time estimate to my issue. I am able to log time and change the time remaining but I cannot find any dialog to add a time estimate for this bug?


I have found guides for the previous UI but since this has changed I cannot find the required dialog. I think I am missing an enable function but cannot find it.


Has anyone had a similar issue and if so how did you get round it?

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Navigate to Project settings > Fields > Actions > Edit Fields > (find field you want - i.e. time tracking) > screens > choice project you want it on.

To log work, you must click into the task ( not just pop up on board ) > click the + beside 'time tracking' and log it there.

I followed all steps and it did not work. Not sure why cant this basic feature be more stright forward.

After following all the steps I am still unable to edit time estimation for the task.

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