Create Issue from Template

Jira Cloud Instructions

It's very Easy to create a new Jira issue using previously saved Template.

You have 2 options: "Create"  or "Prefill new issue" flows. Both have own benefits.

Create flow

Use it for templates with sub-tasks and if you want to streamline new issue creation.

  • Go to your Jira instance
  • Click Templates” button on the left side bar


  • Modal window will be opened asking you to choose Project, Issue Type, Template

  • Click "Create"

A new Jira issue will be created immediately and pre-filled with following fields

  • Summary
  • Description
  • and rest of saved fields

Sub-tasks will be auto generated for corresponding issue containing own summary and descriptions

If no templates found corresponding to a selected issue type - then the error message will appear

Prefill New Issue flow

Use it if modification to content required prior to a new issue actually creation.


  • Go to your Jira instance
  • Click Templates” button on the left side bar
  • Modal window will be opened asking you to choose proper Project, Issue Type, Template
  • Click "Prefill New Issue" button
  • You will be navigated to standard "Create Issue" dialog with values pre-filled from template
  • Adjust fields and Create a new issue.


Jira Server and Data Center Instructions

It's very Easy to create a new Jira issue using previously saved Template.

Unlike in Cloud version - now you can use only single "Create" flow. Check it out!

  • Go to your Jira instance
  • Open "Issues" menu
  • Click Create from template” menu item

  • Modal window will be opened asking you to choose Project, Issue Type, Template

  • Click "Create"

A new Jira issue will be created immediately and pre-filled with following fields

  • Summary
  • Description
  • and rest of saved fields

Sub-tasks will be auto generated for corresponding issue containing own summary and descriptions



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