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(info) Please note:

  • This page only applies to Scrum boards.

  • You will need to have the 'Edit Issue' permission in the project(s) to which the issue belongs and to which the Epic belongs. 

To remove an issue from an epic,

  1. Log in to JIRA.
  2. Click the Agile link's down-arrow in the top navigation bar, then select your preferred board from the resulting dropdown menu.

  3. Your board will be displayed.
  4. You can click either Plan or Work:
    • In Plan mode, drag the issue onto the Issues without epics section at the bottom of the Epics panel; or
    • In either Work or Plan mode, click the relevant issue to display it on the right-hand side of the screen, then click the x in the epic name (e.g. Apples in Screenshot 1 below).

Screenshot 1: removing an issue from an epic