Unit 1: Overview

In Unit 1, we will show you how to get started on the guide builder project. in this unit, You will create an account, join a team, and write a project proposal.


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 unit pages

  • Receive an iFixit-provided device that already has device and troubleshooting pages. Keep in mind, you are not responsible for editing any existing content for your device.

  • Check out the Putting It Together: Building A Successful Project infographic

  • Read through existing content for your device

  • Email a PDF of your proposal to techwriting[at]ifixit[dot]com, including all the requirements listed on the Project Proposal page

  • Incorporate all feedback from the iFixit technical writing team and get approval to move on to Unit 2

Email Us When...

...you have a proposal. You must email us with a proposal, even if it is informal. Proposals allow us to give you the necessary privileges to work on the site without problems.

Please note: It can take the iFixit technical writing team up to two business days to respond to your email, so make sure to plan accordingly.

If you have any questions or concerns about your involvement in the project, be sure to check out the Student FAQ page, talk to your instructor, then reach out to our technical writing team at techwriting[at]ifixit[dot]com.