Workflow is a transition of an issue through different stages during its life cycle. A list of workflow stages can be customized by JIRA administrator. For details, please refer to JIRA documentation.
To assign a different workflow state available to the particular issue:
- Navigate to the desired issue in the Issues table and select the available workflow action from the drop-down list on the issue toolbar.
- Click the action name and fill in the desired fields in a dialog which opens.
For more information, see Working with Issues section.