Managing your user profile

Still need help?

The Atlassian Community is here for you.

Ask the community

In your profile, you can manage Jira application settings such as your password, email address, or the format in which you would like to receive email notifications.

Your Jira Cloud profile displays the following information: 

  • Account details
  • Jira username and the groups you're a member of
  • Display preferences
  • A count of the open issues assigned to you per project

To exercise your right to erasure under Article 17 of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, follow the instructions at Atlassian Cloud: Right to erasure.

Change your password, email address, or avatar

Your account details, such as your avatar, email address and password, are managed through your Atlassian account. To change these details:

  1. Select Your profile and settingsProfile.
  2. Under the Account details section, follow the link to Atlassian account.

Manage your email notifications

  1. Select Your profile and settings > Profile.
  2. Under the User preferences section, select .
  3. For Email type, select your preferred format (plain text or HTML) for receiving email notifications.
  4. For My changes, select whether you want to receive notifications about any changes you have made to Jira application issues. 
  5. Select Update

Manage your user preferences

Your administrator can set the defaults preferences for all Jira application users; however, you can then customize these preferences whenever you need to.

  1. Select Your profile and settings > Profile.
  2. Under the User preferences section, select .
  3. Manage the following preferences:

    Preference Details
    Page size The number of issues displayed on each Issue Navigator page
    Email type Email notifications can be sent in plain text or HTML

    Change your Jira application language to one of the available options

    Time zone The time zone used for date and time information across your Jira applications. If the time zone you select doesn't match your computer's time zone, you'll have the option to automatically update this preference.
    My changes Choose whether you want to receive email notifications about your own changes to Jira application issues
    Sharing Choose to share your filters and dashboards with your team or keep them restricted by default
    Keyboard shortcuts Enable or disable Jira application keyboard shortcuts
    Autowatch Enable or disable autowatch, which makes you a watcher of any issue that you create or comment on

Viewing your OAuth tokens

An OAuth access token is issued by Jira to give gadgets access to restricted data on an external, OAuth-compliant web application or website (also known as a "consumer"). Check out Allowing OAuth access for more information on when to issue or revoke OAuth access tokens.

Last modified on May 24, 2018

Was this helpful?

Provide feedback about this article
Powered by Confluence and Scroll Viewport.