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  1. Log into your Jira instance as an admin.

  2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons.

  3. The Find new apps or Find new add-ons screen loads.

  4. Locate FastGantt.

  5. Click Free trial to download and install your app.

  6. You're all set!

  7. Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.


To enable the project. Press Enable

Once all sections are “green”, the configuration is done.

Project startdate


Set the startdate of the project

JIRA Features


FastGantt needs some project features enabled to work properly. IssueLinking and TimeTracking. If any of these are not green. Please update the JIRA settings


FastGantt uses special IssueLinkTypes when creating dependencies between the tasks. If this is not green, the addon had issues when creating these IssueLinks. Please create a support ticket.

Preparing DB


FastGantt need to pre process all issue data. This can take a few seconds to minutes depending on the numer of issues in the project. If you experience any inconsistencies between the data in FastGantt and JIRA. Then a refresh might help.

Default TaskType


Select what issuetype that should be used when creating an issue in FastGantt

Go to gantt

When everything is green, click FastGantt in the project menu, or "Go to Gantt" at the top of the settings page. You can always go back to the settings page by pressing the settings button at the top of thr FastGantt page“Enable FastGantt for Project”

Once the project is setup a “Back to Gantt” button will be visible.