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Connect Jira Cloud applications with your Bitbucket Cloud account for your team to enjoy the seamless integration of issues and code.
By connecting to Bitbucket, you can:
Surface repository activity – Jira issues automatically update to show repo branch, commit, pull request activity, and, if you have Bitbucket Pipelines enabled, your builds and deployments. For more information, see how to reference issues in your development work.
Get deep integration in Bitbucket – See the core details of Jira issues without having to change context, from anywhere in Bitbucket you see a Jira issue key, including commit messages, pull request comments, and deployment information.
Automate Jira workflows – Jira workflows sync with repo activity to update automatically as you work.
Read more about the benefits of integrating Jira applications with Bitbucket Cloud. If you're using a Jira Server application, see Linking a Bitbucket or GitHub repository with Jira.
Connect Jira Cloud with a Bitbucket Cloud account
To link Jira and Bitbucket Cloud you will need to have a Jira Software subscription.
Log in to Jira Software as admin (Jira project admin permissions are not sufficient).
If you're connecting a Jira Software project:
Navigate to your project and go to Project Settings to enable code in your Jira project.
Go to the code page and select “Connect to Bitbucket”, then choose the Bitbucket workspace you want to connect.
Once you’ve connected Jira with Bitbucket Cloud, you can connect repositories to your project by including issue keys at the beginning of your branch names, commit messages, or pull requests.
You can also connect to a Bitbucket Cloud workspace by selecting Add shortcut from your project navigation and then selecting Repository. Once the repository link is created, choose Integrate Bitbucket to sync your Jira and Bitbucket accounts.
If you're connecting a Jira Work Management project:
Under INTEGRATIONS, select DVCS accounts.
Select Link Bitbucket Cloud account.
If you're connecting a Jira Service Management project:
Choose Settings > Projects.
Select the project you want to connect with.
Select Project Settings.
Scroll down to Development tools.
Click Connect and select Bitbucket Cloud.
Once the link is created, choose Integrate Bitbucket to sync your Jira and Bitbucket accounts.
Continue the connection process in Bitbucket
The connection process takes you to Bitbucket. Make sure you're logged in to the Bitbucket account that has the repos you want to connect with Jira, and then Grant access for Jira to your Bitbucket account.
Now, in Bitbucket, grant Bitbucket access to Jira.
You can choose how Jira should handle syncing and Smart Commits for the repos in the Bitbucket account.
Choose whether Jira Cloud should:
automatically sync all existing repos in the Bitbucket account, and any repos added in the future. Syncing ensures that repo activity is updated in Jira in real time.
enable Smart Commits for all existing repos in the account and for any repos added in future.
You can manage these settings later from the DVCS accounts settings page in Jira. See Manage your linked account below.
Once connected, you'll see your Bitbucket repos listed on the DVCS accounts settings page in Jira.
Approve an uncompleted connection request
When someone begins connecting Jira with Bitbucket Cloud, but is unable to complete the process because they're not logged in as a Jira admin (although they may be logged in as a Jira project admin, for example).
Their options are to:
Log out and log back in using a Jira admin account, if they have such an account.
Ask a Jira admin to complete the connection.
In either case, a Jira admin can complete the connection using the step listed above.
Manage your linked account settings
After you link a Bitbucket Cloud account with Jira Software, you can manage the connection and the linked repos from the 'DVCS accounts' page in Jira.
If you're having problems with the connection, see Troubleshoot connections with Bitbucket Cloud.
Remove a repo
Hover over the row for the repo in the 'DVCS accounts' page, and click the 'X' on the right.
Add a repo
Start typing the repo name in the Add repository field until you see the one you want, then click Add.
Control Smart Commits
For the account: choose Configure default repository settings from the Actions menu.
Now modify the Smart Commits default setting as required:
The changed setting only applies to new repos added to the Bitbucket account.
For a repo: select, or clear, the Smart Commits checkbox in the row for the repo, as required.
Read more about processing Jira issues using Smart Commits.
Control auto-syncing for repos
Typically, new repos added to the Bitbucket account are automatically synced, to show new branch, commit and pull request activity in Jira. You can turn off auto-syncing for new repos by choosing Configure default repository settings from the Actions menu, and changing the Automatically sync checkbox.
Refresh the list of repos
To manually update the list of connected repositories, choose Refresh repositories from the Actions menu.
Manually sync repo activity with Jira
Disconnect the Bitbucket account
Choose Configure default repository settings from the Actions menu, then Delete.
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