Is it possible to remove the "assign yourself as watcher" when you edit/assign?

We have recently upgraded to JIRA 7.3.2 and any issue that is touched now seems to automatically assign you as a Watcher.  This is causing alot of spam emails for us.  Is there any way to turn this behavior off? I seem to only be able to turn of Watchers completely.



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Check your profile for "automatic watch" and disable it if you don't want to use it.

ITs currently showing the following:

Autowatch: Inherit from global settings

That being said, where in global settings is this function?

All i see in general settings is Allow users to watch issues ON, nothing about autowatch.

**** Sorry i found it from another post you mentioned...

Nic Brough [Adaptavist] PARTNER CHAMPION May 12, 2016
It moved in 6.  Go to Admin -> System and look for "default user preferences"

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