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General workspace settings

The general settings for workspace include scrum settings and privacy settings.

Strict scrum settings

Zoho Sprints has made it easy for teams that follow a strict scrum methodology. Once you choose to follow a strict scrum process, you can easily implement agile scrum principles in your project management process. Learn more about scrum.

The difference between strict scrum project and standard scrum project:


Sprint Rules
Strict Scrum
Standard Scrum
Sprint Duration

8 weeks
30 weeks
Add work items to active sprints
Move existing work items to an active sprint
Add subitems to an active sprint
Modify only the status and add new assignees to the work items assigned to them
  • Modify only all the fields in the work items assigned to them
  • Modify only the status and add new assignees to the work items assigned to them
Cannot edit the start and end dates of the work items assigned to them as well as unassigned items
Can edit the start and end dates of the work items assigned to them as well as unassigned items


To enable strict scrum:
  1. Click the gear icon at the top-right corner. The Settings window will appear.
  2. Select General under Workspace Settings.
  3. Select Yes to enable strict scrum.
  4. Select Yes to start multiple sprints. This allows you to start more than one sprint simultaneously.
  5. Select Yes to allow workspace users to access data using APIs.
  6. Click the Update button to save the settings.
Only the workspace owner can modify this setting.

Mask email address

  1. You can mask email addresses to improve your users' privacy.
  2. Navigate to the General Settings page and select Yes for the following:
    1. Workspace Users: Mask email IDs of your workspace users from display.
    2. External Users: Mask email IDs of client and vendor users from display.

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