Update User

Update information for an Atlassian user.

Unless otherwise indicated, field types are text.

Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk on the Action Card.



  • User ID: an autogenerated alpha-numeric unique identifier


  • Username: login username of the user

  • Primary Email: user’s primary email address

  • External ID: external identifier of the user

  • First Name: user’s first name

  • Last Name: user’s last name

  • Middle Name: user's middle name

  • Prefix: user's prefix

  • Suffix: user's suffix

  • Formatted Name: concatenation of the First Name, Middle Name, and Last Name values of the user

  • Display Name: name of the user that is visible to other team members. The display name may be different than the user's full name.

  • Nickname: nickname assigned to the user

  • Title: user's job title

  • Preferred Language: the preferred display language for the user

  • Department: name of user’s department

  • Organization: name of user’s organization

  • Timezone: user's time zone

  • Phone Number: user’s primary phone number


  • Status Code(number): success or failure of your HTTP request. Here is a list of all status codes.

Known Issues for Atlassian:

  • You can update an Atlassian user account with any data in the Primary Email field.

See also