https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

No vocal portion of practicing

My microphone setting is "on" and I did not have any vocal portion during practice (e.g. kein Englisch zu German, oder "Hört zu, und sprecht nach").

What gives?

Using Firefox and have not had any problems before now.

February 28, 2017

27 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

I am experiencing this on the web version

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NoNoEsImposible

Did it show not show you any microphone problems or did nothing happen when you talked?

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

No microphone problems were presented, Señor.

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NoNoEsImposible

I'm sure you've double-checked that it's turned on. Make sure your browser is permitting Duolingo to access your microphone, and if you have an ad blocker turn it off. I've got one more tip up my sleeve if that doesn't work.

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

Browser has access to mic. No adblocker. :-(

If nothing else, I am getting a lot of practice tonight while diagnosing this. :-)

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NoNoEsImposible

Which browser are you using? Try pressing F12, clicking Console, and see if there are any bug reports in red (or some other color).

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

Yeah, I thought of that immediately.

Javascript error is "Failed to send events to awsma", which, if I had to guess is Amazon Web Services. Not sure what event it is trying to send.

I'm for hire, DuoLingo. Hint, hint. :-)

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ye4N1

Have the same problem, did you find a way to fix it?

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

Not yet.

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

Same problem here, sometimes no audio . Sound of computer is on, and settings microphone is on too

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

I just send a bug report to duolingo ..... hope that is helping.

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LonMendels

"Type what you hear" is having difficulties, at least in Portuguese. No sound!

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crparkinson

Same problem for me - sound seems to be only half working, have tried reboot, log off, everything. No fix seems to work.

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

BTW, the vocal portion seems to work on the mobile app.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fincat1

Same problem here, German for English speakers course. Nothing helps: clearing, cookies, re-installing web browser, rebooting computer and so on. Also I don't have flash cards and activity for about week now. I'm so frustrated.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

The problem is solved in my case. And with all of you ???

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ye4N1

it was solved yesterday, but today a have the same problem

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fincat1

no still no activity, flash cards or audio wrrrrrrrrrau :(

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

Still not working...going on day 3.

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

Is it solved already ? After sending a bug report the day before yesterday it is solved in my case. But I don't know whether that is thanks to the bug report or because I "shut off/ seal off" ( don't know the right english word for that) my computer

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crparkinson

Yes, solved in my case.

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

If you are also having problems with this then you need to up-vote this topic!

It appears that DuoLingo does not work at all with Internet Explorer. There are multiple errors on the page.

Vocal practicing does not function in Firefox. I have specifically turned the microphone "on".

Vocal Practicing does function in Chrome.

Can someone form DuoLingo comment on when this feature will be fixed?

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

vocal practicing works with Internet Explorer on my computer....

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

From what I see using Win7/IE11, I get a bunch of script errors and the page won't even load:

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET4.0C; .NET4.0E; BRI/1; BRI/2) Timestamp: Sat, 4 Mar 2017 15:24:34 UTC

Message: Script error Line: 0 Char: 0 Code: 0 URI: https://d7mj4aqfscim2.cloudfront.net/proxy/js2/cfadd46f26bd23688fb6-vendor.js

Message: Script error Line: 0 Char: 0 Code: 0 URI: https://assets.zendesk.com/embeddable_framework/main.js

Message: Script error Line: 0 Char: 0 Code: 0 URI: https://d7mj4aqfscim2.cloudfront.net/proxy/js2/cfadd46f26bd23688fb6-duolingo.js

Message: '_' is undefined Line: 156 Char: 9 Code: 0 URI: https://www.duolingo.com/

Message: Object expected Line: 179 Char: 9 Code: 0 URI: https://www.duolingo.com/

Message: 'duo.excess' is null or not an object Line: 196 Char: 9 Code: 0 URI: https://www.duolingo.com/

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maris915349

I am sorry, I can't help you. Entschuldigung.....

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhendersonx2

Das ist kein Problem! Ich werde weiter suchen.

Hopefully, I will find a solution...it stinks having to use two browsers.

What is worse is that it is unclear if the DuoLingo team even reads these threads, is aware of the problem, or is even planning on addressing them.

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crparkinson

Works fine with IE and Firefox and Edge for me - now; but it was a problem with Edge for a very short while as originally reported.

March 4, 2017
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