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

How to disable the irritating owl pop-up during lessons?

It does nothing but distract me. It is not encouraging but infuriating. If I am doing well and "on a roll" it breaks that continuity. If I am doing very badly and got several consecutive answers wrong, it just makes it worse. It is NOT encouraging.

The only way around it is to make sure you get every third or 4th exercise wrong so you are not doing too well and not too badly.

It is absolutely ridiculous that I have to do this just to get rid of it. And to think that I was considering paying for plus....not with this irritating owl hanging around. Please remove it!

July 18, 2019

3 Comments


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

You cannot, just ignore it.

July 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Algarve11

Go to Profile --> Settings --> General --> disable Motivational messages.

July 18, 2019

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

Sorry, I should have been clearer. I am using the web version on my computer and not the app. I hoped that it would be under www.duolingo.com/settings/coach.

In any case, there is no "Motivational messages" setting on the web version (none that I can find anyway).

July 18, 2019
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