default watcher configuration

Everytime someone replys to a ticket they are added as a watcher. Some people do not like this and want to only be added as watcher if they manually do it. Is there some way of doing this?

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David Chan Atlassian Team Sep 12, 2012

This is likely due to the 'Autowatch' function. See here:


Users can disable that function via their profile preferences.

Does this work for an on-demand installation. The user profile does not have many settings that I can see.

According to this documentation:

There should be an option under preferences at user profile.

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