how to add other users as a watcher for a ticket

Hi,

I am a JIRA admin and i want to add other users as watcher for a particular ticket. when i go click on the watcher link its adding me as a watcher which i dont want. please advice.

thanks!

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If you are on JIRA 6.x, click on the number instead of the link at the Watcher field.

the watcher option look like this " watcher(1)" just you need to click on number 1 then it will display inline popup ther you can enter user name

check this doc for more info

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Watching+and+Voting+on+an+Issue

Note : you shou'd have "Manage Watchers" permission on project permission scheme

Check your permission scheme who has the permission to add watchers.

Assuming you have this permission, then go to More Actions on the view issue screen and click on watchers, you will be able to add others as watchers from there.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Watching+and+Voting+on+an+Issue

Can a User 'Group' be entered in the Watch list?

Can a User 'Group' be entered in the Watch list?

as of now this feature not available in jira, feature request has submitted here vote up to implement

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-12913

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