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  2. Release notes for October, November, December 2021

Release Information

The end of 2021 couldn’t come quickly enough for most and the same goes for this exciting batch of Backlog updates.


  • There’s a new integration with Microsoft Teams and a new help button right in the global bar.


  • Microsoft Teams Integration: Integrate Backlog with Microsoft Teams today!
  • Enterprise 1.11.7 is out: The newest version includes major fixes for Log4j vulnerabilities.
  • Always find help: We added a new help button to the global bar.


  • Show/hide sidebar on iPad: Hide the sidebar and get more screen space when working on iPad.
  • Link to Issue Keys in the Subject box: If you add an issue key to the subject, it will create a link to that issue right in the title.
  • See all comments faster: For issues with over 400 comments, you’ll see a new ‘Expand all’ button to quickly access all comments at once.
  • Remove branches on pull requests: When using pull requests, you can use the X box to remove a branch.
  • New mention shortcuts for iOS: When selecting from a list of @mentions, you can now use the Enter or Space key to select the first item.
  • Git SSH: We now support rsa-sha2-256 and rsa-sha2-512 on Git SSH protocol.
  • Webhooks authorization: Added Authorization header to webhook.
  • There’s a new activity API: Check out the new “Get Activity” API.
  • Embedding Cacoo diagrams in dark mode: We now support dark mode when embedding the Cacoo dialog in a Wiki.
  • New displays for Android users: We now support tablet display and landscape display.
  • Easier to see your projects on iOS: Admins select to see only their project or all projects.
  • Stopped support iOS 12 and older: The oldest iOS version we support is now iOS 13.
  • Git revisions: You can now show a revision of Git repository of other project using #rev description


  • Users couldn’t disable priorities, versions, and milestones when creating new projects.
  • The calendar UI was hidden by the autocomplete view and could not be manipulated.
  • Certificates were deleted when accessing from an unauthorized address when restricted by IP address.
  • The capacity usage bar was not displaying even when capacity was exceeded.
  • Users could not be invited from the plus button on the global bar.
  • Automatic comment saving wasn’t always working on iOS.
  • Some text was difficult to distinguish in “Text Formatting Rules”.
  • There was an error when saving a wiki using multiple tags with the same name.
  • There was a vulnerability found for Apache Log4j.

Hope your team had a happy and safe new year! The best of 2022 is yet to come.

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