Wow – Jira is so powerful. Tame the beast and make it sing for you as you want it to. Have found a nifty trick if you have a similar issue.

Search Jira issues using an email address 

Seems simple off the bat however it’s not. We have found a great way to over come this issue and want to suggest it. We used the advance search using the report field. Tying in the email in the reporter field searches for that reporters email. Have a look at the 2 screen shots below:

Jira email search

Simple enough and you get the perfect results that you wanted see the results below:

email search in Jira

Yes sure should be simpler however for now this works – its quick , easy and functional. Hope this Tip share saves you time !