Bulk update Issues with checklists

You can update your checklists via Bulk Issues Update with the help of Automation for Jira tool ⚡️

This goes about Issues bulk update when you set a value for a field you'd like to populate to all the selected Issues.

Requires Checklists Custom Field https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHK/pages/97845318

☝🏼 NOTE: Do it before running a bulk issues updates


  1. Go to Project Settings → Automation → click Create rule


  1. Create a trigger

2.1. Choose Field value changed

2.2. Choose Checklists → Save

2.3. Save trigger


  1. Set Checklist

3.1. Add component New Action

3.2. Choose Set entity property

3.3. Fill in the fields with the following values:

Property Key


Property Key


Property value


3.4. Save action


  1. Name your new Automation and Turn it on


  1. Proceed with the bulk update

  • Once the bulk update is completed, turn the rule off.

☝🏼 NOTE: Make sure this rule is only enabled when you need it for the bulk update operation. Otherwise, it will constantly run the synchronization, and you don't need that as a normal checklist operation would suffer.


Hope everything works for you! 🙌🏻