Advanced Bulk Edit for Jira

Edit thousands of issues at once, replace text, add comments, change watchers or field values


This is the documentation for the Atlassian Jira app Advanced Bulk Edit for Jira.


Head to the settings within Jira. Note that administrator privileges are required to access the settings.

In the menu on the left side, navigate to “Find new apps” under the “apps” category. Search for “Advanced Bulk Edit”, wait until the entry “Advanced Bulk Edit for Jira” is shown and proceed to “Install” the app.

Using Advanced Bulk Edit

To start editing issues in bulk, go to a Jira issue filter or Jira’s issue search (e.g. on Jira navigation > Filters > Advanced issue search

Select the issues you’d like to edit, then open the “Advanced Bulk Edit” dialog by clicking on the button on the top right-hand side next to the “share” and “export” menu:

You can now refine your search and select the issues that should be included in your Bulk Edit. Click “Next” to select the fields that should be bulk-edited:

Confirm your choices by clicking on “Start Bulk Edit”. The app will now go through all issues and apply the selected edits to your issues. Wait until all issues have been processed before closing the dialog, or the remaining issues will not be edited.


If you encounter any issues, feel free to contact our support team. We usually reply within one business day.

Thanks for using Advanced Bulk Edit for Jira!