Update: This feature is now generally available! Please see this developer community post for details.
That's right, third-party apps have arrived as glances on mobile. Is your app ready? (Of course, it is! Grab the bull by the horns. Or, rather, the code by the branch.)
What's a glance?
Currently, the web version of Jira displays third-party apps within issue details, showing which apps are connected and providing information to the issue (such as time-tracking with Tempo).
We call this feature a glance because users can take a quick glance at key information.
Until now, glances have only been supported in Jira's web version.
But now… Jira Cloud mobile has joined the glance party. Cue streamers!
The glance includes your app's icon, content, and status. Clicking the glance opens a separate glance panel with more information.
Test your app in Jira Cloud mobile
Maximize your app's warm welcome into the land of Jira Cloud mobile by testing it first. Connect with us directly by following the steps below.
Follow these 3 steps:
Step 1. Go here and complete the form; you'll need to include your Jira Cloud test instance URL. We'll be in touch via email once we've enabled your instance. (Please allow approximately 2 business days.)
Step 2. Test how your app's content appears as a glance, including the separate glance panel (if it has one). Make sure you've read these technical specifications.
If you experience any problems, let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Jira app glance test'.
Step 3. When you're finished testing your app as a glance, let us know by replying to the email we sent you. We'll enable your app, and it'll appear as a glance in Jira Cloud mobile for users around the globe.