Changing the Primary Language on the App

My primary language on the app is set to Hindi I guess because I live in India. However my English is much better than my Hindi and I want the app to be in English so I can learn German. Does any one know how to change the language on the app?

September 14, 2014


It's the same exact problem I reported a few months ago via e-mail: no answer. I find it somewhat frustrating to see my app language forcefully set to match my system language, no matter what course for whatever reason I have actually chosen (english-spanish, spanish-french)..

For instance, I would really enjoy to keep practicing my Spanish while doing a Spanish-French tree (thus practicing - YAY! - 2 languages at once! =), and it would rather help me to experience a little bit more of Spanish if I had my app interface set to Spanish as well. It could be much more sensible than the only/default option we currently have. And that's what they actually do in the web version!

September 15, 2014

I would like to do French-Spanish as well. Now I have to translate the Spanish to French in my head and then into English for the program. Spanish and French are much more similar.

September 15, 2014

I visited Japan last summer and my Duolingo decided that I was a Japanese speaker learning English, even though I had set my Duolingo to be an English speaker learning Spanish!! I have sent in a help request three times and never have heard anything back. I set up a new account on my computer, but even removing and reinstalling it on my iPad, it resets to Japanese, which is VERY frustrating since that was the main place that I used Duolingo.

September 20, 2014

Hi there! Same problem as for me. I'd really like to change the app language to german instead of my Android System language english.

May 16, 2017

Yes, click the flag on the upper left. Click + (add language) choose course held in (your language) from the menu. Choose the language you want to learn. All done

October 22, 2017
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