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How to turn on Next-Gen

I got the Jira email blast telling me that Roadmaps are available now. Great!  But I can't figure out how turn them on.

I have viewed:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Next-gen-articles/Getting-started-with-next-gen-projects/ba-p/914448

and I don't get the "Create project > Try a next-gen project." option.

 

I have viewed:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwarecloud/roadmap-955164013.html

And I don't get the "Features" option in Project Settings.

 

I am the site admin, and we are using the cloud version of Jira.

 

What am I missing?

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Figured it out:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Next-gen-articles/Everything-you-want-to-know-about-next-gen-projects-in-Jira/ba-p/894773

 

To create a next-gen project:

  1. Choose the Jira icon ( or ) > Projects.
  2. Select Create project.
  3. Select Change template when asked to name your project. Then, select the Agility project template (the former name of next-gen projects).

Has anyone confirmed if it is possible to convert legacy projects to next gen? We have a ton of old projects; would be a pain have to create new projects and migrate issues over just to take advantage of the new features. 

Tom,

Did you ever find a way to convert legacy projects to next gen?

Thanks,

Mike

also, the generic visibility is lost across projects, even for admins.

It is also a pain to manager cross field definition, issue types and workflows...

-Gérard

I would like to create a high-level roadmap for a number of different projects. is there a way to add issues from other projects to a next-gen project epic?

Same problem.  My Jira Cloud (trial) account still shows 99% of the old Jira.  There's no notifications or tours regarding the new Jira.

I was really excited about Next-Gen, but I can't be wasting time trying to figure this out.

Okay the instructions at https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Next-gen-articles/Getting-started-with-next-gen-projects/ba-p/914448 seems to work.

It should be linked in the blog post and announced, so current users know how to access it:

https://www.atlassian.com/blog/jira-software/the-new-jira-begins-now

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