Hiding any state in the Agile Process template in AzureDevOps

The beauty of AzureDevOps is you can add & delete your own states to AzureDevOps without modifying the templates

Here let us see about how to delete new states to a Agile template in AzureDevOps

pre-requisite: You should be one of the Administrators of the organization to hide Process templates

Step 1: Go to Organization Settings —> Process

Step 2: Click on Process template on which you want to modify the states

Step 3: Click on the WorkItem Type you want to add the states (Bug or UserStory etc.,)

Step 4: Once you click on the WorkItem type say “Bug” you will get the process template displayed as seen below

Step 5: Then Click on “States” as shown

Step 6: Click on the 3 dots next to it and then click on “Hide” as shown below

Step 7: Once it is hidden you won’t be able to see the New state anywhere

Step 8: And any of the states could be hidden in case you want to use it for future purposes

And also we can do the below stuff with these states..

Hiding any state in Azure DevOps
Deleting a state in Azure DevOps
Editing & Renaming states in Azure DevOps
Adding new states in Azure DevOps
Removing Closed state in Azure DevOps

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  1. November 7, 2019

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