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Currently, it's not possible to add labels on the backlog because there are no Board settings, so we can't configure the same as the Classic projects. We have a feature request suggesting the implementation of this ability:
In line with our Feature Request Policy, we'd suggest you vote for it as well as setting yourself as a watcher in order to hear about updates on the development cycle.
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