Release notes for the Jira Cloud version of the app.

Updates/releases to the Outlook add-in can be found here.


V5.5.0 @ JIRA DC / SERVER

Features

Email

  • Rework of Send Email dialog

    • Improved attachment handling

    • Visually show Issue Details in email

    • Visually show reply thread

    • Add CC field

    • Improved error messages

Teams

  • Customize issue card that is posted to Microsoft Teams

JSM Portal in Teams

  • Setting to take over certain configuration options & theming from the native portal

    • Service Desk icons & descriptions texts

    • Announcement messages

    • Banner image

Other

  • Some of the feature settings are now available on the project-level as well

  • Project admins can now enable features (Email, Meetings, Teams, To Do) in the project settings

Notable bugfixes

Email

  • View an email in Jira downloaded all attachments instead of showing a thumbnail

  • Drag & Drop into the Editor field sometimes crashed the screen

Teams

  • Logging in from Teams Desktop app would sometimes hang for Jira Cloud

  • Mentions would only work with a lowercase first character

JSM Portal in Teams

  • Fixed flickering of banner image


Features

Teams

  • Multiple chats per issue are now supported

  • Meeting chats (scheduled via the meetings app) are now shown in the Jira issue

  • Manually backup chats/conversations to the Jira issue for audit purposes (Automation coming soon)

  • Support for adding users to chats from Jira

  • Support for sending images in Teams messages

  • Reworked UI to make it more clear when more than one chat/conversation is available

  • When creating an issue from Teams, the last selected project & issue type (per channel) will now be remembered

  • When creating an issue from Teams, the reporter field is now supported

Notable bugfixes

Teams

  • Fixed a bug that channel conversations sometimes would load endlessly

  • Fixed that removing the whitespace behind an @-mention would break the mention

  • Fixed scrolling behavior / capture in chat, should now “just work”

  • Fixed that user suggestions would not work if more than 7 users involved in an issue

  • Fixed that custom issue type images sometimes would not load when creating an issue

JSM Portal

  • Fixed that all organization requests would be shown under “My requests”

  • Fixed that request type images sometimes would not load


Features

Meetings

  • Added support for the German language

Notable bugfixes

Meetings

  • Fixed a issue with rendered fields (e.g. description HTML) used in meeting template

  • Fixed location picker not showing room availability


Features

Email

  • Security upgrade: The connection from Jira to Outlook is now authenticated via MSAL. This might require users to login again to be able to send emails.

  • You can now add attachments to an email

  • Emails can now be unlinked from an issue

Notable bugfixes

Email

  • Forwarded emails should now be filtered from shared conversations


Features

Meetings

  • Rendered fields (e.g. description HTML) can now be used in meeting template

Teams

  • Support for cascading select field in JSM portal & Teams app

Notable bugfixes

Meetings

  • Fixed an issue that users with non-english locales would always show up as unavailable

  • Date picker now shows first day of week correctly, depending on locale

  • Fixed an issue that would not correctly show the availability of meeting rooms

  • Fixed overzealous “meeting starts in the past” warning

  • Fixed project settings to make it more clear which user defaults are used

  • Fixed that availability would only show on second time opening the dialog

Teams

  • Fixed assignee field when creating issues from Teams on Jira Server/DC

  • Fixed that channels were missing in the Jira when you are member of 60+ teams


Retiring link unfurling, please read more about this here: Link unfurling being retired

Features

Teams

Notable bugfixes

Teams

  • User dropdown was not suggesting users in some cases


Features

JSM portal

  • Search does now included searching for request type as well (like the official portal does)

Teams

  • Sprint field is now supported when creating issues from Teams

  • Chat sharing: You can now allow other Jira users to join a chat on their own

  • Choose if a notification comment with the link to the Teams chat/conversation is added

Bugfixes

Bugfixes

  • Fixed: Unlinking a conversation did not work

  • Fixed: Images in shared chats would not load correctly

  • Fixed: Appearance settings could not be changed


Features

JSM portal

  • It's now supported to upload files in the JSM portal in Teams for existing requests

Bugfixes

Email

  • External email addresses are now suggested as well

  • Admin panel for Email settings would not load in some cases

  • Sending emails would not work if you logged in with Meetings first

  • Send email dialog would not open on first "Send email" click

JSM portal

  • Much improved performance of the JSM portal in Teams

Teams

  • Creating issues in Teams from app messages - e.g. an email sent to a Teams channel - now works


Bugfixes

  • Fixed a bug preventing Teams channels from loading in the “New conversation” dialog in Jira


Features

  • It’s now possible to add the sent email as a comment automatically

  • Improved first user experience for admins

Notable bugfixes

  • Fixed a bug that would prevent users from logging in to Office 365 from Outlook

  • Fixed that user search in recipient field was slow

  • Fixed that emails were sent with low importance from Jira


Initial release