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FAQs for Hackers

Frequently asked doubts and questions
  • Why my team members are unable to initiate submissions on Devfolio?
If you are participating as a team then the submissions can only be made by the team admin.
  • Can I update a project after I have submitted it for judging?
You can update your project from Any updates made will show up in the project history. Learn more about it here 👇🏻
  • My friend cannot join my team. What could be the possible reason?


👉🏻 The Team code entered is invalid: Check the code and re-enter
👉🏻 Your friend is already a part of some team: They can leave the existing team and join the new team!
  • Before Submitting the Team for Review
👉🏻 Your friend has submitted the application individually: They can withdraw their application and join the team.
  • After Submitting the Team for Review
👉🏻 Your friend has submitted the application individually: You cannot edit teammates while your application is under review. You can edit your team after you've been accepted to the hackathon.
Note: Only accepted hackers will be able to join your accepted team.
  • Can I apply individually in a strictly Team Hackathon?
Yes, you can apply to such hackathons individually and even can get accepted individually but in order to submit the project, it is compulsory to join/create a team.
  • Why I am not able to submit my profile for review?
To submit a profile for review, it is important and compulsory to complete the application 100%. Just complete the required questions and then you will be good to go!
  • Where can I see submissions made by other hackers?
The submissions are always visible on the Submissions tab under any particular hackathon. Click on the specific submission card to explore the project! Read more about it here 👇🏻
  • Where can I see the winners?
After the hackathon ends, the organizing team can highlight the winners under the Submissions tab. The winners of hackathon or any other category will get a special badge on their project card!
  • How can I submit feedback to organizers?
When the hackathon ends, check your dashboard and there you will find a custom card to share your feedback anonymously!
  • Can I delete a project uploaded on Devfolio?
You cannot delete a project submitted to a hackathon. If you wish to delete a side-project (projects uploaded on, you can reach out to us at [email protected] while stating the reason for doing so.
  • What if someone has withdrawn by mistake and wants to join the hackathon again?
In such cases, we recommend dropping a mail at [email protected] and we will be able to help you out there!
  • Can we update a team after submitting it for review?
Yes, you are allowed to update the team before making the submission to the hackathon. Once you make the submission, you won't be able to make any further changes.
  • What is the deadline for joining/creating a team at a hackathon?
You can join/create a team before the submission deadline. Upon making the submission, your team will be finalized and you won't be able to make any changes to it.
  • How do I delete my Devfolio Account?
You can delete your account from the Settings Tab while logged in to your Devfolio account. Refer to the Settings Tab for more details 👇🏻
  • How do I stop receiving email announcements from a particular hackathon?
  1. 2.
    Click on the hackathon to proceed to the dashboard
  2. 3.
    Go to the Announcements Section and turn off the Email Notifications
If there are any other queries, reach out to us at [email protected]​
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