How To Disable Jira Keyboard Shortcuts

If you are using Jira, a well-known project management tool for tracking bugs, issues, and projects, you may have the need to deactivate keyboard shortcuts. Although these shortcuts can be helpful for some, they can also be disruptive when they interrupt other essential keyboard shortcuts that are used in your workspace.

This article will guide you step-by-step on how you can disable Jira keyboard shortcuts with few easy steps.

Step 1: Accessing Your Jira Settings

The first step towards disabling the keyboard shortcuts in Jira is to access your Jira settings. To access your Jira settings, first, click on your Profile Icon which is located at the bottom left side of your Jira dashboard.

Step 2: Access Personal Settings

After clicking the Profile Icon, a drop-down menu will appear. From the drop-down menu, select the Personal Settings option.

Step 3: Disabling Keyboard Shortcuts

The next step is to navigate to the Keyboard Shortcuts section on the Personal Settings page. Once you find the Keyboard Shortcuts section, you will see a checkbox labeled Enable Keyboard Shortcuts.

By default, this checkbox is marked. To disable the keyboard shortcuts, simply uncheck the checkbox.

// Here's a pseudo-code example of how the process looks like:

1. Click Profile Icon
2. From the drop-down menu, select Personal Settings
3. Under Keyboard Shortcuts, uncheck 'Enable Keyboard Shortcuts'

Step 4: Saving Changes

After unchecking the Enable Keyboard Shortcuts checkbox, make sure to save your changes by clicking on the Submit button located at the bottom of the page.


And that’s it! You’ve successfully disabled Jira keyboard shortcuts. Remember, you can always come back to these settings and enable the keyboard shortcuts again if you find a need for them in the future.

Disabling and enabling Jira keyboard shortcuts is a simple yet effective way of customizing your Jira experience to suit your personal preferences and workspace requirements. Feel free to experiment with these settings until you find what’s best for you.