unable to add watchers

I as an administrator am able to add a Jira user as a "watcher", but one of my colleagues who is not an admin cannot. Is ability to add watchers an admin function only?

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Seems like missing add watchers right. See https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Managing+Project+Permissions for how to set permissions

In addition, make sure your user has the Browse Users permission in JIRA.

How do I apply that to all the companies end-users?

How?  How do I apply that to all the staff in the company that I want to be able to add as watchers?  In the Manage watchers field I've got servicedesk users, anyone and any logged in user added.  I've added tow different watcher add-ons added and still I'm denied permission when I try to add an end user as a watcher.  Yes, I'm an administrator.

Are you sure it is not the end user that is causing the problem? They must have rights to view what you are making them a watcher of.

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