Part 1: Overview

Here we show you how to get started on the iFixit Technical Writing Project. You will create an account, join a team, and write a project proposal.

Checklist

You are finished with this section when you:

  • Sign up for an iFixit account using your school email address

  • Join a student team

  • Create a profile

  • Learn how to use student instruction pages

  • Choose a device for your project that is not already documented on iFixit

  • Email a PDF of your proposal to your instructor, including all the requirements listed on the Project Proposal page

  • Incorporate all feedback from your instructor

Email your instructor When...

...you have a proposal. Proposals are the guiding document for your project. Your proposal must be approved by your instructor before you can begin work on the site.

Please note: Your instructor may ask you to revise your proposal, so make sure to plan accordingly.