Find Jira records pending your approval

As an approver, the quickest way to locate Jira issues that are pending your approval is to use a Saved filter on the Search Issues page. Follow the steps below to create a filter that will return issues pending approval for a specific role.

Step-by-step guide

  1. In Jira, click on Issues in the navbar, then click on Search for issues

  2. In the Search bar, type the following: "Pending Tasks ~ role name"
  3. Click the Search button to see results
    1. For example, to search for issues that are currently pending approval by the Business role, type: "Pending Tasks" ~ business

  4. Use the Save as button to name and save your filter

  5.  The saved filter will now appear under your Favorite Filters and can be used to quickly find records pending your approval