Import in Zoho Sprints


You will be able to carry out the following actions based on your profile permissions. Click the  Permission Helper  at the bottom of the page to know your profile permissions.

How to import work items?

  1. Click in the upper-right corner.
  2. Select Import .
You can download sample files at the bottom of this article.
Zoho Sprints only supports XLS, CSV, XLSX, and JSON files.

There are four mandatory fields to fill in before you import. Download the sample files here:

Import work items

  1. Choose the file to import.
  2. Choose Yes in the Import Sprint toggle if you would like to import work items to multiple sprints. 
  3. Choose the file type and click Import.
  4. If you'd like to import work items to a specific sprint, then choose  No.
  5. Select the  Target  to import to the backlog or a sprint.  
  6. Choose the file type and click  Import.

Field Mapping

Using this option to map the fields in your file to their corresponding fields in Sprints.
  1. Map the fields accordingly and click Continue . The Item name column is mandatory.
  2. Check the fields are correctly mapped and click Confirm .
  • Default fields and the None field are mapped to default values.
  • The maximum import limit is 1000. If your file exceeds this limit, all the remaining items in the file will be moved to the backlog.

The "Item ID" is the ID of the work item. A work item can have multiple levels of subitems. The "Parent ID" is used to map the relevant subitems to the main item.

User Mapping

Use this option to map users in your file to the corresponding users in your project. You can either leave the work items unassigned or assign them to specific users in your project. Once the fields are assigned, click Continue.  

Estimation Points Mapping

The estimation points mapping step is available if you have mapped the estimation points field.
You can leave points unassigned or map them to the estimation points in your project.

Status Mapping 

Use this option to map the existing status in the portal with the status in the imported file.

 Click Continue when you're done. You will receive an email once the import is successful. 

You can track this import info in the Activity Stream of the Feed .

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