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What's new in Jira Cloud for iOS
Search by keyword to filter issues on your roadmap.
Bugs were blasted; site-switching is now easier, the editing experience is smoother, and your little avatar received a polish. (Sometimes avatars appeared square, rather than round. We like details.)
Roadmaps shipped to next-gen projects earlier this year, and now they’re joining the party in classic projects, too. Plan your work in advance, craft your goals to perfection, and connect the dots between multiple moving parts with a snazzy roadmap.
Issues load faster. We tweaked, tinkered, and tightened some stuff, shaving off valuable micro-seconds.
Bugs were squashed, and improvements were made.
Clear all active filters on the board and backlog with a single tap.
Bugs, bugs, bugs. Squished, squashed, squelched. (Actually, they were removed very gently.)
Searching for issues on the board and backlog is easier, with full issue summaries helping you find what you need faster.
Several bugs were ushered toward the exit. Now you can upload attachments without buggy interruptions, and time tracking fields no longer pop up unexpectedly within incorrect projects.
You can now select and copy text within notifications.
An assortment of bugs was walloped: Roadmaps weren’t automatically scrolling to today, links within issues were being temperamental, the editing experience was acting a little funky, and adding time estimates was harder than usual. All fixed.
Filtering has been updated. Filter issues without epics on your board and backlog, or filter by multiple epics at once on your board.
Searching for issues using issue keys no longer requires a hyphen.
View merged commits with a single click.
On a board with swimlanes, go straight to a subtask’s parent issue or epic with a single click.
Move projects to trash rather than deleting them straight away; admins can retrieve them before they’re permanently deleted.
Easily see months within each quarter on your roadmap.
Performance improvements have been made to issue editing and issue details, as well as notifications.
Bugs were fixed, including one that displayed a single default swimlane in classic project templates.
Time is limited, so save some by creating Jira shortcuts using Apple’s Shortcuts app.
View branch information in your issues.
Bugs were extricated, including one that sporadically booted people out of the app.
Development info within issues continues to grow: builds have arrived!
Filter by unassigned issues on your board and backlog.
Adding columns to your board is now done via the ‘more' icon on your board.
Searching for unnamed epics is now easier; they’re listed under ‘unnamed’.
Bugs were squashed, including some lurking in the issue-editing experience.
Commits have sidled onto the development details screen.
Bugs were removed: one was preventing people from editing story points, and another was crashing the app when issues were opened from links.
Format text faster with character shortcuts, including * (bold) and # (heading).
Adding smart links to issues just got easier. Try it.
Easily view pull requests related to your issues.
Quickly access your service desk’s settings via the ‘more’ icon (three dots, sometimes called ‘meatballs’).
Bugs were eliminated.
You’re a star! And now your projects can be, too. Star your favorites to locate them faster.
Feast your eyes on better smart link rendering in issues.
Further improvements have landed in the issue-editing experience, with a smarter toolbar and additional shortcuts for adding complex content (lists, quotes, and code block).
Bugs were removed. Nothing but happiness here.
Filtering just hugged flagging: now, when you’re filtering your board by flagged issues and you create a new issue, it’ll be automatically flagged, too.
One bug was randomly crashing the app when issue attachments were expanded.
We’re rolling out a new editing experience, making it easier to edit comments and descriptions, make text selections, edit in Dark Mode, and attach files within comments. (Spot a rogue bug? Let us know: Go to your account > Send feedback. You’re awesome.)
Switch between Jira sites with ease: go to your account and hit Switch site.
Searching for issue fields (such as assignee and reporter) has become easier, with better search suggestions and refined results.
Bugs were lured from the UI with a scattering of sugar-coated branches and candy-flavored commits.
Development info has landed in issues. Quickly see a summary of related commits, pull requests, branches, builds, reviews, and deployments. So much juicy info right there.
Create major incidents from within your service desk issues.
We’ve sharpened your board’s issue-create function. Now, if you’re filtering the board by assignee, epic, and/or label, your new issue will automatically inherit those labels and be instantly visible on the board.
Check out the little progress bar for child issues we’ve added to the issue detail window. It gives you a quick visual of how you’re tracking with complete (or incomplete) child issues.
Edit, copy, and delete issue comments by hitting the ‘more’ icon (three dots, sometimes affectionately called ‘meatballs’) next to the issue’s comment.
Bugs were banished, including one that prevented people from assigning issues even when they had the correct permissions.
Say hello to the Cumulative flow diagram! This report shows the quantity of issues moving across statuses over time, helping you identify bottlenecks in your team's workflow.
Create versions via the Releases tab.
Adding and editing comments just got easier, with faster @mentions, and a slicker overall performance.
Two bugs were playing havoc behind the scenes: one with Korean text-entry, the other with backlogs failing to load if issues weren’t labelled. We sent them both packing.
Cinnamon scrolls are nice, but super-smooth scrolling through reports is better. Enjoy easy reading. (No cinnamon, but feel free to add some.)
Link and unlink OpsGenie incidents from within your issues.
Discover change management fields within your service desk issues.
We added other small UI improvements, too.
Filter issues in your backlog by epic and label.
Select the sprint for your burndown chart, and switch between story point and issue count values.
iPad: Versions have split their view. (Don’t worry, it’s a good thing.)
Bugs have been bamboozled: one was causing trouble for issue-editing, and another was shining a blinding light onto the assignee picker while in dark mode.
Drumroll… Reports have arrived! Analyze your team’s performance with burndown charts and velocity reports.
View your project’s releases via the new releases tab.
Search your board for issues associated with versions using Affects version and Fix version filters.
Filter issues by type in your backlog.
Discover a new field within your service desk issues: Affected services. (It's tucked within the view and create screens.)
Performance improvements were added with the gentlest of care, and bugs were blasted from the UI with unapologetic gusto.
Add goals to sprints after they’ve started. Boom.
iPad: Use the keyboard to select @mentions and emojis when commenting on issues.
We added bling to your backlog: See all those little faces peering at you? Assignee avatars are visible on issues. And there’s an assignee filter for issue search.
We added less flashy bling behind the scenes, too, in the form or performance improvements and bug fixes.
Switching between Atlassian products (and discovering others) is easier than ever via your account.
Add a sprint goal when you start your next sprint.
Quickly identify which epic an issue belongs to within your next-gen project’s backlog.
A couple of bugs made themselves known: one was stopping projects from appearing as ‘recently viewed’, and another was causing trouble for board filters.
Swiping issues on an iPad to quick-move them (top or bottom of the backlog, or to a sprint or board) has been updated to match iOS; now they’re both right-to-left swipes.
Have you hit the accelerator with the new project tabs yet? You can switch between board, backlog, and roadmap so fast that you’ll basically break the space-time continuum.
Some people’s app was crashing upon opening on iOS 12 devices. We fixed it quick-smart.
Switch between board, backlog and roadmap at the speed of light using the new project tabs.
In the interest of sending some bugs sky-high, we ordered dynamite. We received diatomite instead. The bugs still expired; it just wasn’t very spectacular.
Service desk agents, rejoice! Approvals can now be processed in-app.
We removed bucketloads of bugs, including one that was preventing PDF attachments from being opened.
Goals are good (otherwise we drift, amiright?) so we made sprint goals visible in the backlog.
We added organizations to service desk issues.
No new features in this release, but a rather hefty removal of bugs and some performance tweaks.
Active sprints are now visible in the backlog.
Small bugs were coaxed from the UI’s cogs and pulleys.
iPad: Grab a towel! Swimlanes have arrived.
Bugs have been fixed, including Dark Mode readability issues.
As you emerge from the shadows*, blinking into the light, you might notice there aren’t any new features in this release. We flattened some performance-related bugs, though.
*Dark Mode went native in the previous release! Have you checked it out?
Nyctophiles, unite! (The people, not the bats.) Dark Mode is now native in iOS 13, embracing system colors and settings. Our custom Dark Mode implementation is gracefully entering retirement, which means iOS 11 and 12 will no longer support Dark Mode.
Some people were having problems logging in via SAML and Google, so we updated the login process.
Issue loading is faster on boards and notification screens.
iPad only: Service Desk projects and notifications have made like bananas and split. (Their view, that is.)
iPad only: Issues are more responsive to screen sizes, giving you a better view of information.
Although there aren't any new features in this release, there's an enjoyable absence of bugs. We removed a disgruntled bunch in the dead of night.
Some small bugs have been hunted down, humanely captured, and released into the wild far, far away. Enjoy an even cleaner UI and faster performance.
We’ve fixed some bugs, including issue descriptions (which were occasionally acting funky) and the app’s sporadic failure to launch. Now your Jira ride can be even smoother. Awww yeeaahh.
In next-gen projects, you can now edit an issue’s People custom field.
You can now remove attachments while creating issues.
We’ve fixed the invite screen’s font and theme – it’s now dynamic. Hurrah!
We’ve revamped the invite experience. Invite team members to your Jira instance by entering their email address or device’s phone book.
You can now edit multi-user custom fields on the issue detail screen.
Big news! If you have a next-gen project, you can now view your project’s Roadmap as a chart (not just a list of issues).
When viewing an epic in a next-gen project, you can create child issues like stories, bugs, or tasks.
Various bug fixes and improvements.
Custom fields added by your add-ons will now be displayed and editable.
You can now filter project board by labels!
You can now delete a project by going into the project settings.
We've made some small UI fixes and performance improvements. Nothing major – just a more reliable app.
We've removed the Subscription screen. Head to Jira on the web to check your license and billing information.
You can now change an issue's type, as long as the new issue type's workflow is the same.
Admins of next-gen projects can now reorder columns and add column limits by selecting the column's more (…) icon.
In next-gen projects, the field order you set on the web version will now be reflected in the mobile app.
You can now create an issue by sharing a file in the Files app
We've fixed a bug where the summary field was truncated in edit mode
We've fixed a bug where JSD customers couldn't be found in the reporter picker search
You can now switch between a dark mode theme and OLED theme. We'd love to hear your thoughts on this, so please drop us any feedback you have!
You can now pinch or tap an empty space to zoom in on the board.
When searching for issues, you can now filter by Label.
You can now view all Labels for an issue by tapping on the Labels field.
We've added support for the Time spent field for issue transitions.
When viewing a board with Epic swimlanes (aka Group by Epics), the order of the Epics will now be the same as on the web version of Jira Cloud.
We've fixed a bug where decimal story point estimate values weren't displaying correctly.
We've fixed a bug where the Assignee field was selectable, even for users who didn't have permission to change it.
Big feature incoming - You can now view swimlanes on your board! This means if you select a swimlane setting (or Group by in next-gen) for your board on the web, your board will display with those swimlanes on the mobile version too (and vice-versa). This has been a long time coming, so thanks for being patient with us!
When viewing an issue, URL custom fields can now be selected.
You can now filter board by text query
Big feature incoming - You can now view swimlanes on your board! This means if you select a swimlane setting (or Group by in next-gen) for your board on the web, your board will display with those swimlanes on the mobile version too (and vice-versa). This has been a long time coming, so thanks for being patient with us! All swimlane types are available, except subtasks - but we're working hard to get that added in too.
Various bug fixes.
We've made various bug fixes.
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