How To Tell What Version Of Jira You Have

Knowing the specific version of Jira you are using is essential for effectively managing your projects. This knowledge can inform you of available features and assist in seeking assistance or addressing issues. Our blog post will provide step-by-step instructions for determining your Jira version.

Steps to determine your Jira version

Follow the steps below to ascertain the version of Jira you are currently using:

  1. You need to log into your Jira instance as an admin.
  2. Once you are logged in, click on the Jira Icon located at the top left corner on your Jira dashboard and choose System.
  3. Now, under SYSTEM in the left-hand navigation panel, click on System info.
  4. Scroll down and you will see a section titled ‘Version Information’. This section contains information about your Jira version.

Understanding the Version Information

Under the Version Information section, you will see a list of information related to your Jira version. Here’s a quick rundown of what each line means:

  • Version: This is the version of Jira you are currently running.
  • Build: This is the specific build number of the version you are running.
  • Build Date: This is the date when your version of Jira was built.


Knowing your Jira version can be extremely handy when troubleshooting or planning for upgrades. It gives you a clear understanding of the features you have at your disposal and helps you communicate effectively when reporting issues or seeking assistance. Now that you know how to find your Jira version, make sure to keep this information at your fingertips.