Release notes for the Jira part of Microsoft 365 for Jira. Updates/releases to the Outlook add-in can be found here.

Upcoming / unreleased

Remove ability to maintain custom Azure Client Id for Meetings.


V5.8.13 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Bugfixes

  • Fixed a bug in Jira 9, that might cause the issue view to fail to load when accessed anonymously


CLOUD V5.8.13 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Features

Outlook

  • Added the possibility to send an additional email from the content area in the Jira issue

Bugfixes

Teams

  • Fixed a bug that would not show shared chats in Jira

  • Fixed a bug that would not take over numbers with decimal points when creating an issue from Teams

  • Fixed a bug that would not allow to use radio button custom field when creating an issue from Teams

Outlook

  • Fixed that “append issue details” would not send out the issue details correctly

Calendar

  • Fixed that events couldn’t be created in shared calendars


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Features

We are introducing our integration with Jira Automation (Currently Cloud only). It is now possible to define actions and triggers and include them into the native Jira automation functionality.
This is currently in beta - please feel free to report any feedback to our support team.

We start with a set of actions for Teams and will continue to advance into other features.

Bugfixes

Teams

  • Fix issues displaying inline images and emojis

  • Support multiple JSM portals in Teams

  • Fix sprint field in Teams app create issue screen

  • Fix a rare race condition preventing the app from loading at all

Email

  • Keep basic formattings (bold, italic, …) when sending the email

Todo

  • Fix advanced filters with labels and components

  • Fix a bug that created duplicated tasks when having installed multiple our apps


CLOUD

Bugfixes & Changes

Teams

  • Show replies to messages correctly inline as in Teams

Email

  • Fixed a bug that would not find results for email recipients when searching for first and last name

  • Fixed a bug that the template chooser would sometimes not open

Todo

  • Fixed that using a personal Microsoft login would work

  • Fixed that using <Enter> to create manual To Dos would not work


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Features

Email

  • You can now declare templates as default which will apply it automatically when opening the “Send email” dialog.

Bugfixes

Calendar

  • Fixed a bug that would display the calendar always in German


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Bugfixes

Teams

  • Fixed a bug that would include incorrect issue link in chat in JSM project for issues with no request type

  • Improved line break formatting now matches the one of the created chat better

Email

  • Fixed that time shown on “Send later” button would be incorrect around daylight savings time switch

  • Fixed that links in an email would open inline instead of in a new window

  • Improved line break formatting now matches the one of the sent email better

Meetings

  • Fixed that “Out of office” users would show up as busy instead of out of office

  • Fixed that the room availabilities are not re-evaluated after changing the event times

Todo

  • Fixed that logging out would not be possible


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Bugfixes & Changes

All

  • Fixed a bug that the editor would not support pasting markdown anymore

Teams

  • Guest users are now properly supported when starting a chat

  • Fixed that new channel conversations could not be started on Jira Server / DC

Email

  • Fixed that emails sent from Jira with attachments were corrupted in some cases

  • Fixed that attachments would not show a preview image (in Jira)

  • Fixed issue when sending email with large message

  • Fixed a bug when sending an email to a recipient with a leading or trailing whitespace

  • Fixed a bug that the email formatting would appear different from when sending the email from Outlook


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Bugfixes & Changes

Teams

  • Fixed a bug that when starting a chat the button would say “Post a reply”

  • Fixed a bug where the adaptive cards would contain a description placeholder when posted from Teams

Email

  • Fixed a bug that all attachments of a Jira issue would be selected by default when sending an email


CLOUD V5.8.8 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Features

All

  • A new personal Microsoft 365 menu to manage all your logins in centrally.
    You can access it by clicking on your profile image in the top right corner → “Microsoft 365” .

Teams

  • A new board view in Microsoft Teams, details here: Jira board view in Microsoft Teams (Upgrade of Smart Connect in Teams required)

  • Added support for suggesting “Incident responders” when creating a chat from a JSM incident

Email

  • Added a “From” field to the “Send email” dialog which works just like the “From” field in Outlook and relies on the same permissions.
    You can also configure “From” options centrally in the global app settings “Email settings” → “Send Email Settings” and on a project level in the “Outlook Email” project settings.

  • Added new global and project-specific templates to quickly send standardized mails

  • Added support for tables and dividers in the “Send email” dialog

  • Added the option to directly select issue attachments as attachments in the “Send email” dialog

  • Added the option to delay the sending of the email

  • Reorganized the “Email settings” admin page to better reflect which parts of the app they affect

  • Improved search for email addresses

  • Improved the “Send email” dialog UI

JSM Portal in Teams

  • The native look and feel option respects custom colors now

  • Customers can now approve or decline a pending approval

Bugfixes & Changes

Teams

  • Changed sharing to allow users from different Microsoft tenants to view shared chats, if they have issue access

  • Prefill reporter field with own user when creating issues from Teams

  • Fixed a bug where an technical identifier would be shown in the Jira chat view instead of the users name

  • Fixed a bug where creating the issue was not possible with certain kinds of select fields

  • Fixed a bug where the last used project/issue type would not be preselected in group chats

Email

  • Fixed a bug causing plaintext emails to be displayed wrongly

Calendar

  • Fixed buttons in event hover not always working

  • Fixed some Jira calendars only fetching 20 issues

  • Fixed all events showing as all day, when switching from agenda month to other agenda views


V5.6.20 @ JIRA DC/SERVER

Features

Email

  •  Improved user search in send email dialog

Bugfixes

All

  • Fixed a race-condition in Jira 9 JIRA DC/SERVER

Teams

  • Fixed system messages for unknown users


V5.6.12 @ JIRA DC / SERVER

Features

Teams

  • The Teams bot will now react to updated or deleted comments in Jira and adjust the Teams notification accordingly

  • It’s now possible to change the chat access level (private, shared, shared + join) after the chat has been created

  • Support to mention people in the first message when creating chats

Bugfixes

All

  • Fixed a bug that would write excessive log entries JIRA SERVER/DC

Teams

  • Fixed a bug where a chat wouldn’t be created when the issue summary is longer than 250 characters (Teams limit)

  • Added a confirmation before unlinking chats to prevent accidental deletion

Meetings

  • Fixed a bug that would prevent global meetings settings (e.g. template) from being saved JIRA SERVER/DC

To Do

  • Fixed a bug that a task would not sync / update if it was relevant for two different users, e.g. both having a matching sync condition

  • Fixed a bug that would resize some frame incorrectly


V5.6.4 @ JIRA DC / SERVER

Bugfixes

Teams / JSM

  • Fixed a bug that would crash the chat UI in Jira for certain system messages

  • Featured portals in JSM portal in Teams are now displayed correctly JIRA CLOUD

Email / Meetings

  • Removed excessive logs for missing translations in Jira log files JIRA SERVER/DC

Calendar

  • Fixed a few stylings

  • Fixed that certain shared mailboxes would not be loaded correctly


V5.6.0 @ JIRA DC / SERVER

Features

Teams

  • Customize default chat title, default comment & chat visibility globally + on project level

  • Reactions to chat messages are now shown instantly and you can see who reacted on the message

  • System messages are now displayed in the chat

  • Unlink Teams chats from Jira issue

  • JSM-Portal now opens create issue dialog in an popup when compatibility mode is selected

NEW Calendar

Notable bugfixes

Email

  • Fixed a bug when composing an email in Jira, that would clear the email content when using the CC field

  • Fixed that the email area would display for Jira issues without attached emails JIRA SERVER/DC

  • Improved the styling of the send email dialog JIRA SERVER/DC

To Do

  • Improved resizing on view issue screen


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