External Share for Jira

for Jira Cloud, Jira Server 8.0.0 - 8.20.2, Jira Data Center 8.0.0 - 8.20.2 and more
287 installs
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  • Supported
  • Jira Service Management
  • Jira Software

Share secure, password protected, unique links to your Jira issues with anyone

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Share Jira issues with anyone

Step 1: Create External Share links 🔗

Step 2: Share links with anyone 📧

Step 3: Collaborate across teams ✅

🎁 Top Tip: Viewing links doesn't need a Jira license, saving you money!

Manage shared links

Directly send links by email in the app

Disable all links in Projects you don't want to be shared

Restrict which users can create links

Set link expiration dates 🗓

Protect links with secure passwords 🔒

Viewing shared issues

External Share links are accessed via secure and unique URLs:

View a live External Share Link here

Add comments and attachments directly to an issue

View linked issues and sub-tasks from a single shared link

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External Share allows secure sharing of Jira issues with external users with no additional licenses! Share links with external users, allowing them to follow updates, add comments and attachments, on live Jira issues.

View a live External Share Link here


  • Create customizable, unique links to your Jira issues
  • Share issue attachments and comments
  • View linked issues and sub-tasks
  • Set link expiration date and times
  • Protect links with passwords
  • Manage existing shared links
  • Directly email shared links from within the app
  • Customize your email message
  • Add comments and attachments on the shared link (no extra licenses required!)

Check out our getting started guide for an overview of all the latest features.

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  • Cloud security participation
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  • support24hr support response time
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Privacy and security

Privacy policy

Atlassian's privacy policy is not applicable to the use of this app. Please refer to the privacy policy provided by this app's vendor.

Vendor privacy policy


This app is part of the Marketplace Bug Bounty Program. Learn more

This partner has completed the Security Self-Assessment Program. Learn more


Integration Details

External Share for Jira integrates with your Atlassian product. This remote service can:

  • Act on a user's behalf, even when the user is offline
  • Administer the host application
  • Administer Jira projects
  • Delete data from the host application


View External Share links from the options menu on a Jira issue