Jira Cloud Android App and External Links (Deep Linking / Intents)

I was wondering if there is an official list of supported Deep Links or Intents we can trigger for the Android app? When trying to load a search query from the web on Android, I'm asked if I'd like to open the following link in Chrome or the Jira Cloud app. If I pick the Jira App I get an error "Unable to open in app." It will load fine in the web version though.

https://mysite.atlassian.net/issues/?jql="Evidence%20ID"%20%3D%20"01222"

 

Is there another way to format this link that the Android app will be able to successfully parse and open? 

I assume the correct way would be to use an Intent Extra, but I can't find any info on the Android App that points me in the right direction.

https://developer.chrome.com/multidevice/android/intents

https://developer.android.com/training/app-links/deep-linking.html

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Hi @Kyle McArdle, I am the JIRA Android Team lead and I can tell you that you can solve this issue by sending a filter. We do open filters in the app. We didn't have any request before of opening search queries but it is a good idea and will add it to our backlog. 

 

So any share filter or a filter that the user has access would be ok.

Thanks!

Is there a way to create a dynamic filter? Basically all I have coming from the end user is a number, which corresponds to a custom field (in this case, "Evidence ID"). So I have to dynamically generate the URL on the fly, then redirect the user to that url on the front-end.

As far as I can see, filters have to be pre-defined, so I'm not sure how this would work, unless I'm just missing something obvious here.

Thanks @Carlos Khatchikian

You can build urls for direct searches.  For example

https://yourjira.com/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20A Project%20and%20%22Project%20Manager%22%20%3D%20dave

is a search for issues in "A Project", with a Project manager who logs in as "dave"

@Kyle McArdle sorry but you can do what @Nic Brough [Adaptavist] said but we are still not opening those links in the mobile apps. It should be hard to implement, I already raised the request , if we get some traction we will do it but I cannot commit to any timelines...

Thanks for raising this ;)

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