Overview & background
Fieldwire has many unique opportunities for customization and an incredible capacity for a spectrum of various use cases. This article contains a list of relevant articles, divided by topic, that can help you get started with Fieldwire!
First time logging-in to access a project
You can sign up for Fieldwire on web or from the mobile app (once downloaded to your device). You can also sign up for Fieldwire by following an invitation link you received in an email and creating an account.
The following articles will walk you through how to sign up, how to access a project you were invited to and troubleshooting tips if you forgot your password and can no longer log in:
- How do I sign-up for Fieldwire?
- I can't log in - help!
- I've been invited to a project, what do I do next?
Creating a project
Any Fieldwire user can create their own project. Basic users can create up to 3 projects with a free account, whereas account users of Premium plans (Pro, Business or Premier) can create an unlimited number of projects.
The following articles will walk you through how to create a project, the different uses our users find for Fieldwire, the advantages of creating small or large projects on the platform as well as how to navigate the project dashboard on the mobile apps, where you can create a new project on mobile:
- How do I create a project?
- What are people using Fieldwire for?
- Many small projects or one large project?
- How do I use the Projects Dashboard on iOS and Android mobile devices?
Project dashboard and settings
Once you are logged into Fieldwire and created a few projects, you can access your projects from the project dashboard. You can also see all the users on your account from the People tab on the main dashboard, manage your subscription (adding and removing users or changing your Fieldwire plan), and access tutorial videos. Business subscribers can also access Account Form Templates from this page.
The following articles will walk you through the different features you can access from the main project dashboard and how to update some of your settings, such as profile information and language preferences.
- How do I use the Project dashboard on web?
- How do I change my Profile settings on web?
- How can I change the language displayed in Fieldwire?
Fieldwire has transparent pricing based on the number of users you invite to your projects.
The following articles will speak to user management in Fieldwire:
When you open your project in Fieldwire, you will automatically be taken to the Plans tab. Here you can upload your plan sheets or for Business subscribers, set up a two-way sync with Box, Dropbox or OneDrive.
The following articles will provide you with information about navigating the Plans tab as well as how to best format your plans for use in Fieldwire to make sure you get the most out of our automatic hyperlinking and versioning features.
- How do I use the Plans tab on web?
- How do I use the Plan view on web?
- How should I format my plans for Fieldwire?
- Automatic hyperlinks and version control in Plans
Tasks & categories
Tasks are any work you assign within Fieldwire. They are organized in your project by status and category. Both statuses and categories are completely customizable to your workflows, so be sure to check out the following articles to see how you can make the most of Tasks in Fieldwire:
- What is a task?
- How do I create categories?
- How do I navigate Fieldwire tabs and Categories on web?
- Custom Task Statuses
Did you know you can contact support directly from your project? The following article will show you how.
If you have any further questions after reading the articles listed above, do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You'll also find below a few more helpful ressources:
Creating your first Project