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How to set Next Gen project default assignee in Cloud Jira

How do I set Next Gen project default assignee in Cloud Jira

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Jack Community Leader May 24, 2019 • edited

you can access "Manage rules" in the board view where you can set the assignee based on certain actions, e.g. when issue is created.

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Hi Jack!!

I didn't see a rule for when issue is created.

I only saw a rule for when an issue is moved

Jack Community Leader May 24, 2019

dang... i assumed if you chose "to do" (the first status) it would work but nooooo...

However, I did find a solution that is lots of fun. :-) Here is the complete thread -

However, here is the solution steps that basically has you getting access to the project Details page by constructing the URL

Find your project ID:

  1. navigate to your project 
  2. hit the "/" key to bring up the search sidebar
  3. mouse over the NG project in the recent list
  4. you should see the url in the footer (Firefox works but not Safari)
  5. Note and remember the searchContainerId
  6. enter the following URL replacing your-company and the PID
  7. on that page you will see default assignee at the bottom.!default.jspa?pid=PID

Yes it worked!!

Thank you

I'm on the details page, using the searchContainerId, but don't see anywhere that shows the default assignee.  Bummer.

Am I doing something wrong?


You followed the steps above?

Yes, and I just noticed a comment in this thread, made August 23rd, confirming that this solution no longer works.

" guyguy Aug 23, 2019

This solution no longer works... Jira now redirects to the "new" page for this that does not have the setting for lead or default assignee.

Hi, the magic trick from Jack (thanks btw) has stopped working for me since about 2 months ago. The "default assignee" field is simply gone.

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