Why not put lessons in the mobile app?

I'm mostly a Mobile user, however the mobile app lack the ability to display grammatical lessons of units. I remember at the time that it was intended in order to make people use the web app more, but today I don't really understand why this choice when most people use mobiles.

November 3, 2017


The mobile app is pretty poor compared to the pc version at the moment.

November 3, 2017


Duolingo's web version also works in the Chrome browser on your phone or tablet, if you have rather good Wifi or LTE/4G with an Internet bundle

For reading the grammar "Tips and notes" on your phone/tablet you have to set the Chrome browser in "Desktop mode" via the three dots in the upper right corner of the browser.
(This might be impossible on iOS phones with a small screen)

November 3, 2017

good question, they're not even on the mobile site either... i guess to get them on a mobile device you'd have to go to and force your browser to show you the desktop site

November 3, 2017

Still a nearly-fatal shortcoming. More and more users only access via mobile. Some of these units are nearly impossible to figure out without the explanations provided in the lesson tips.

@Duolingo Devs, please fix this! This divergence between the fuller-featured desktop web version, and the bafflingly-crippled mobile web and mobile app versions, is increasingly unforgivable.

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