How to get issue id from the Jira User Interface

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User needs to get the issue id in an easier way from the User Interface (without executing query in the database) in order to search in the JQL query 


Get the issue id from the database is time-consuming. The fast and alternate way to view the issue id is from the User Interface itself.


  1. Go to Issues>Search for issues
  2. Click and open the Issue that you wanted to view the issue id
  3. Mouse-over the Edit  button and you can view the issue id at the bottom of browser as shown below:

    For this example the issue id is 10000


Last modified on May 13, 2016

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