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Record button not working

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Quite often the Record button does not work which is really annoying. The only way I can advance is to click "I do not know this answer" I am using Chrome. Is there a way to fix this_

6 years ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/garyweir

If the "Record" button doesn't work during an exercise for whatever reason, instead of selecting "Don't know the answer? - skip ->" and being marked wrong, you can select "Click here if you don't want to use a microphone". You will then see a message displayes stating: "Microphone is off You can always turn it back on in the settings page." and then you may click the "Continue" button without skipping and being marked wrong. BTW, I am also using Chrome but I don't think this is only a Chrome issue from what I have heard from others. And thanks for asking because I had forgotten to turn my microphone back on! :-)

6 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry132109

Where is that "Click here if you don't want to use a microphone"? I can't find it :(

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vetinari
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I have the same problem with Firefox on my Mac. It stops some time and then I have to remember to turn the microphone back on. I would much prefer if it was possible to refresh the page and just continue the exercise instead.

6 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark2020
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Thank you for the info. I never thought to try that. It does though also happen in IE by the way.

6 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jammydodger123

First,make sure that your microphone is plugged in properly second,if that's not worked try refreshing the page Third,if it's STILL not working contact duolingo with facebook or twitter

6 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jdw11

Has anyone found a solution in the intervening 10 months

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Melarish
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Only worked for me the first time; next mic exercise the record button is grey and doesn't respond. Sound broke as well :(

I dare not refresh the page cuz it will probably start the lesson all over.

4 years ago