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Duolingo CLUBS on Desktop ((I found out how to do it))

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So i found a work around how to get Duolingo clubs on my desktop, Because you know I am one of the poor souls that have a Windows phone where the clubs isn't available for. If you download a program called " Bluestacks " = The BlueStacks App Player is designed to enable Android applications to run on PCs running Microsoft Windows and macOS. You will be able to Enjoy the Duolingo club experience on your Desktop computer.

You have to log into Bluestacks program with your Gmail, And you will be able to download all Android apps including Duolingo and use the Clubs.

Proof of it works " here " http://imgur.com/a/PaKUk

Enjoy everyone ;)

Just a FYI

Just remember folks these are cellphone Apps, which are meant to be used with your finger, So you will have to use your mouse a lot to click, for example on the actual website version, you can translate sentences and hit enter to continue where as on the Bluestacks work around you have to use your mouse and click to continue without being able to use Enter.

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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This community never ceases to amaze me. Very cool!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Briton296

Lol (:

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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And you know whats funny, I've known about Bluestacks for a long time, but it never occurred to me until i saw a friend on my Facebook share their Club group and it all of a sudden popped into my head to try it out. haha =)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EnglishTutorJay
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Damn I'd never have thought this possible at this stage, nice work.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jolynnedougherty
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Haven't joined a club yet. What are the benefits that you see in joining one? Are you in a club with people that you know? How do they help you learn the language better? Thanks in advance for your answers.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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I like the fact of the leader board of the group top 3 places are gold silver bronze in color, motivates me to get Gold lol, also when anyone joins/leaves or learsn a new skill or just refreshes a skill it automatically posts in the group and you can either comment on it or react to it with emojis. But like i said i mostly like the Leader board thing of the group.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NYCIngrid
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I agree 100%. I really like the clubs because I find them motivating. Perhaps they are best for competitive people. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jj.maxwell
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Clubs are very beneficial! They help you meet new people who are learning the same languages as you, where you can have a conversation with them. If you fumble with your grammar or writing they are there to help. And the leaderboard is great motivation!

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maya14070
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The people in the clubs can either be people you know or people you don't depending on your settings for it. It's really just a competitive thing. You compete with the people in the clubs for who has the most XP in the language that your in the club for. It kind of just motivates you to practice and learn your language more.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WildSage
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There aren't any benefits. It's just a waste of resources.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ProDuoExtra
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That's very cool. I've had enough of this, time to wait until Duolingo releases the "official one".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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Its a work around for now at least =)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fauzan836172

Nice one! I already have Bluestacks but never thought to use it like this. But why isn't Clubs out for the desktop version ? I recieved an e-mail yesterday saying it released, but it never talked about on which platform. I would really love it on the Desktop - there is a lot of demand!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/claudizza3

Hello, can someone invite me to an italian club or join mine? QMTP8U

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hugoburiel

Sure, is it still active?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/S_A_R_A_
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sure... what's the name of the group?!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elizabeth528513

The thing is, it doesn't seem to pick up my desktop points in the Android app. I have to do everything in Android.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/amisc
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The club should reflect point for your progress if you've done them on the web or phone. Note that the club is specific to the language course so if your in a german club but do a French course, those points wouldn't apply. Otherwise, you may want to try logging out of your DL acct on your phone and then log back in. hth.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elizabeth528513

There's seems to be a significant time delay (for twenty minutes?) off and on. But now my web points are added to my club points.

I notice there no way to prevent just any old person from joining a club? The one I'm in says it's for people over 65. Either there's a lot of people posting their childhood pictures or there's a lot of people just join these things without regard to who they are for.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4of92000
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If you're a NERD and on desktop Linux (like myself) there's a program called Anbox that does the same thing.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pjeuniaux
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Thank you for the tip! I've installed two versions of an APK file through Anbox. One of them works but is pretty slow on my machine and does not seem to give me access to the club. Do you have experience using that Apps in Anbox? If yes, which version works well for you? Thanks in advance. --- Patrick

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lindakanga
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Thank you for posting this.
I have just come across another post that goes into more detail, and discusses more options of other "sandboxes", etc, here:
https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/25479962

HOWTO emulate: Use "tapping" or "Clubs" (Android app) on your PC and freely chat with 15 people by Thomas.Heiss

That I thought that if people stumbled across this discussion, that they might also be interested in this other one.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Briton296

Wait! join my club 4NPUTY

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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Can you join more than one club ??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArianaMoni

How can I explain, you can but for each language you are learning you can only join one. So you can join many just for every language you are learning you can join 1. Am I making sense?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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perfect sense

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NYCIngrid
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And the great thing about this is that for this it actually keeps your points for each language separate, so you have to earn the points in that particular language to advance in the leaderboard.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Briton296

Oh I don't think so but you can try! (:

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnaGuaGua
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okay so I hear all this talk of clubs, but what actually are they??

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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Clubs are basically groups, where you can see other peoples who are in the groups progression, for example when you strengthened a skill or learned something new it automatically posts to the club and other people can comment or reacht with emojis to it and there are also Leader boarders top 3 are gold silver bronze,

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WildSage
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To say that people "can comment" is a bit misleading. They can choose from preselected comments that are short and already translated.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DeadlyUnicorn

They must have changed this, or else it's a setting for the club or something because I'm able to comment freely in my own original words without selecting from a list.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnaGuaGua
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oh okay

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ekleo

Thank you!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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why would you need the clubs in the first place tho

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anjay007
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Hi, one unexpected advantage of being in a club (that I personally really like) is that you get questions and exercises from Duo the Owl. I like them as they get me to learn a bit more and write few sentences every now and again in my own words, which you don't get to do by just completing the tree. The only problem with this is the fact that there is no feedback as to how correct your answers are. I suppose the idea here is that club members correct each other, which in reality does not happen. My way around it is my partner who is a native speaker and who can correct my spelling and grammar before I post my answers, meaning that through these exercises I learn a bit extra than I normally would and in a slightly different way too. I suppose you could do the same with an online friend of yours who is a native in the relevant language. Hope this answers your question a bit.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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Group Leader board, 1st 2nd 3rd place gold silver bronze, which motivates me to get gold 1st place in the group. I don't need the club at all, I want the club, but theres a fine difference in the two.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WillowSkidmore

Great thanks! I will use this, as I don't even have a smartphone.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucasDiniz22

Do you know how to get tinycards for desktop?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/coolbeans514

You can access it through their website:

https://tinycards.duolingo.com/

I believe it will work on BlueStacks too, but I'm not completely sure.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Qwazicolt
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You can also get it through Bluestacks

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DuoJuo
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Excellent discovery! Thanks, amigo.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/James557496

How do I start my own club

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/iceboy52

WOWOOOOWOWOW

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/joelthedolphin

thank you

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MacyWeis
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Does anyone know if there is a High Valyrian club? The app doesn't support this language, so there's no way for me to find out

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BrPort.-AEng-Esp

Join my Spanish club RQYSHR

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mallaofthenorth

Just been trying to figure this out. This is great!

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Davidskaupke

i like lingots

1 day ago