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I want to add more than 12 statuses, can I?


#1

I want to add more statuses in the customize area but not sure I can I have used all 12 spots - can I extend?


#2

Hi Leigh,

TestRail supports up to 12 statuses (5 built-in, 7 custom) and most teams would add just 2-3 custom statuses usually (if at all). Can you let me know which custom statuses you would like to add? In most cases, it’s usually a better idea to use less statuses and record additional context details with custom fields instead.

Cheers,
Tobias


#3

Hi, I’d also like to be able to add more than 12 Statuses. Is this going to be possible? I need to add a ‘Ready for Test’ status.

Thanks


#4

Hi Javaria,

Thanks for your posting. You can add up to 7 custom statuses (so 12 in total). If you have/need more than that I would recommend combining a few statuses and/or using custom fields (on the result level, i.e. the Add Result dialog) to add additional context details. Regarding Ready for Test: a test is usually considered ready-for-test by default so this wouldn’t require a separate status usually. You would usually use the Blocked status for the opposite scenario (if a test is blocked/not ready for test and cannot be executed).

I hope this helps!

Cheers,
Tobias