How to opt out of the New JIRA Experience? Edited

I figure it's probably inevitable because we're cloud customers, but the New Experience UI is truly sad.  Even our UI/UX guy thinks it's missing things.

  1. Where did my company branding go?
  2. How do I navigate to boards, etc. with no menus?
  3. Why are boards now only available in the context of a single project?  We have lots of cross-project boards.

I first saw this on a Confluence cloud site, and hoped it wouldn't make its way into JIRA, but clearly it's coming.  I'm at a loss as to why this is an improvement.

Bring back menus.  They work.  We don't need two navigation bars on the side.

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Click your avatar in the bottom left corner and click 'turn off for now':

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"Turn off for now"

I want to opt out permanently.  At least, until the new UI isn't such junk.  I have 35 or so users, and I wouldn't foist this upon them.

Thanks for the reply, though.

And yes, I've already turned it off and given feedback.

Hi @Bill Somerville,

I'm not Atlassian, just a friendly guy trying to help you on how to turn off the design. The link is just called the way it is :-).

Thx for giving feedback though, you triggered me to do the same thing.

@Walter Buggenhout [ACA IT]: Sorry if I sounded like I was shooting the messenger - I do appreciate the reply.

No problem :-) - Feedback appreciated!

"Turn off for now" has been removed and me and my team are still massively unsatisfied and annoyed with the update. Any tips?

As a JIRA administrator and user I can only agree with all of the above and also would like to be able to opt out permanently! 

Same here - We're getting non stop "where did this button go" questions.  I wonder if this was tested at all... it's so clunky.  I wish we could opt out entirely.

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