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No sound

Any questions I get that I have to listen to or say are worthless to me because for some reason the sound doesn't work on this site. My sound is fine in my computer as I can hear videos from YouTube or Facebook with no problem..

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/rumnraisin
rumnraisin
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Turn off the sound in Duolingo's settings

If you turn the sound options off in Duolingo's settings, those exercises which are reliant on sound will not be presented to you.

VOILA: ALL SOUND BASED EXERCISES ARE REMOVED - PROBLEM SOLVED.

So although this doesn't get the audio playing, it will mean you won't get marked down for manually skipping those exercises - you just won't be asked to do them at all.

Update plugins or use a different browser

It sounds like an incompatibility between your internet browser, and whatever method of playing back audio that Duolingo is using. You might try updating your browser, updating its plugins such as Java and Flash (if they are available for your browser), or using an alternative browser (at least just to check to see if that would get audio to play).

Provide more information

If Duolingo were to try and discover what is at fault, they would likely need to know what device, operating system, and browser you are using so they can test this for themselves. This would only help if it turned out to be a bug in their code, which is unlikely, but if it was they could fix it.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HeyItsOcarina
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Do you have sound on in your settings? If not... then hover over your profile, hit settings, and see if your sound is on. I hope this helps you in your future endeavors.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LizWal0

I checked the settings the first thing and the sound is on... So I don't know what the problem could be Thanks for your input.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sapphireoceanELF

What browser are you using? Sometimes when I'm using Safari for Duo the sound cuts out, so maybe try using Chrome if you aren't already :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LizWal0

I use Opera but have Chrome also on my computer. I will try Chrome. Thanks!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LizWal0

Well that didn't work. Still no sound for me. I've tried all of the hints and advice given on the site. I even tried a different language, which is Spanish. I'm actually pretty fluent in Spanish but when I try to take the placement test it is made up of at least half listening and translating. Since there is no sound and I don't answer those questions the site tells me I need to start at the beginning. This is way to frustrating for me. I'll try to find another language site online.

2 years ago