Jira → Issues → Create Issue → Priority field has these values:

  • Blocker
  • Critial
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Trivial

Can this list be changed?

  • You can also select one of the values as a default value.
    – mdoar
    Oct 23, 2012 at 16:05

1 Answer 1


The instructions to do this can be found in the manual:

  1. Log in as a user with the JIRA Administrators global permission. Select Administration > Issues > Priorities to open the View
  2. Edit the existing priorities or you can add your own.

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