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

Sound not working normally

This happens all the time - when I continue the lessons after reading some comments, there is NO sound, the sentences, the sound effect, nothing. And I have no choice but to skip the listening exercises, which usually results in failing the lesson. Is it a common problem or is it just me? How can I solve it?

August 8, 2014

9 Comments


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

If the sound is already not working and it's giving you listening exercises, try disabling the speaker within the 'Settings/Account'. It'll be below the Username, Email, and Microphone "Things"

August 10, 2014

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

But it is already disabled. I never had speaking exercises.

August 10, 2014

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

I know. But you said you had listening excersizes. The speaker should enable/disable listening exercises

August 10, 2014

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

Oh I see! Thanks very much!

August 11, 2014

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

No Problem! ;)

August 11, 2014

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

You're not alone. I've been fighting the same issue. Other than that I am having no problems. Luckily I have this same program on my tablet and everything works fine.

August 17, 2014

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

Yup, the app on my phone works perfect as well.

August 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phb2013

I've had problems with the sound not working lately too, and wondered if it was a problem with my computer or with the Duolingo program. Sometimes, if I click on the sound buttons frequently enough eventually the sound does activate, but not always. I too sometimes fail a lesson because of it. It may be frustrating, but I think of it as an opportunity to get some extra practice in.

August 17, 2014

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

I like your optimism :)

August 17, 2014
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