https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

Experience Bar is gone?

The recent updates have removed the experience bar feature on the Home page. Is there anyway to check your progress towards the next level now?

UPVOTE AND CONTACT SUPPORT TO PETITION FOR EXPERIENCE BAR!

October 7, 2014

40 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Jen_Freeman

I found both the XP bar and also the number of words a good encourager to learn more. It'd be nice to be able to see the info somehow.

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

I strongly agree with you Jen. You can still see how many words you know in the Words tab, but it seems a bit dull.

October 10, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Fargbast

The behavior of the developers is bizarre. Things disappear, come back in a different form, disappear again, all without warning or explanation. It's amateurish, as if they're two guys in a garage.

October 12, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/DonnaJVR

I submitted a question to Duolingo Support asking how to bring back the experience bar (I especially miss being able to easily see the number of words learned in each language). If I hear anything back, I'll let people here know.

October 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/cdhicks1

I want my bar back! About to achieve level 19. After that I will not where I stand towards 20

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/cdhicks1

Self reply. I do see the total points in my profile. So I can crunch some numbers to know my needs for the next level. I still like the visual aid though.

October 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

Exactly. WE WANT OUR EXPERIENCE BAR BACK!

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/aIpinestar

This.

February 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/pablovimo

I don't really know any way to know it. “Daily goal settings” can be helpful, but the level, the number of points of each level and the number of points already done on each level are really very helpful too, as long as they allow us to distribute the number of times we repeat each lesson and each skill, considering that we have to obtain 30,000 points to get to the 25th level of each language. For example: knowing that, we know that we have some 400 points available for each one of the more or less 75 skills.

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

I like the daily goal feature too, but removing the exp bar is just insane. It ruins the experience of getting rewarded when you are good at something.

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/MullMomma

I agree... in fact, I feel so unmotivated all of the sudden, and wonder if I will be able to keep coming back, as I feel no incentive if I can't know how far along I am coming in each language.

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Rgn01

I agree!

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/bookrabbit

They took it out of the kindle app last update. That was a shame but I could still see it on the website. If they take that too I will be really miffed,, it is such a good motivator. I am not in the current test group and I hope they don't go general with this change.

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

Can anyone get a check on the iOS and Android apps? I think they are removed as well.

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Jacm26

Yes, it is also gone on Android. Too bad, it was a good way to keep me motivated.

November 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/lindaljc

You can see it after you strengthen a skill, but I would prefer it back on the home screen please!

October 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Vincentos54

Same for me, would really like it back. In the meanwhile, if you haven't, don't activate the daily coach. No way to retern (yet).

October 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Guckenberger1

Thank you, "Vincentos54." Perhaps this will help certain individuals. :)

October 10, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

Certain individuals... for most, it's too late now. :(

February 17, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Rgn01

I don't even see my XP bar after I strengthen a skill.

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/boxspah

Having the same issue... I see my daily goal meter though. The experience bar would fit snugly at the top of the results screen if they were to add it back.

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/MullMomma

I don't either... I haven't seen any indicator at all that I have improved anything on my level.

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/th23x
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Wanted to know my status on the way to the next level too...here it my solution to combine both, the coach and the XP bar: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/4914732

October 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/CMDumas

Glad I'm not the only one who misses the XP Bar. If I get a reply on the matter from Duo, I'll post it here. Hopefully they bring it back for everyone, or at least allow us the option to have it visible on the home page.

November 26, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/johnklepac

I'm so glad this isn't just me becoming senile in my ripe old age of 20 and missing it. Yeah, what gives, Duo? As someone who plays a good deal of JRPGs, it's rather startling to see the once-present experience-bar feature be removed.

November 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Elphie11

I also would like the Experience Bar back...I have no idea how many more experience points I need to get to the next level.

December 1, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/W960216

For me, the XP bar was a great motivator whereas I find the coach function annoying and not at all helpful. I generally aim for 40-60 points a day but i have my coach set to 1 so that i don't have to deal with it. I think we all set our own personal goals but the bar often encouraged me to exceed it it rather than just meet it.

December 13, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/M_Bosch

I believe the last comment was a month ago... still no experience bar :( I'd really like to have it bach too! I already e-mailed the dupport service, but no answer.

January 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/jmcnichols

Gimme back my bar, Leroy...

October 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/eilis65

I too want my XP bar back, regardless of whether I have the Coach or not, and I want there to be a way to choose to remove the Coach, no way should i have to be in the position of losing my xp bar just coz I idly clicked on the Coach to see what would happen and now I cannot reverse it via Duolingo. (it can be worked around, check out post above by user th23x, see this solution to combine both, the coach and the XP bar: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/4914732

December 12, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SidahmedBi1

you can install this extension from the chrome webstore to make the progress bar reappear https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/duolingo-xp-bar/dkknkcpbgcaldcjpchgciginadhnapeh/related

March 31, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Fred_Smits

i miss feedback . how well I am doing. also with the quiz: what were my errors. at the end it just says 3.37 / 5 but no more information where I missed the points

May 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnReid8

Hi, I've only been using Duolingo for a month now, but this post strikes a chord. I'd really like to see this experience bar that everybody speaks of.

I tried installing the plugin that's supposed to bring it back, but no joy.

I agree that such a device would be more motivating than the coach feature, and that it was basically brainless of Duolingo to remove it.

I hope that M_Bosch receives a favourable reply from the support service.

Just a mad idea, perhaps we could organise a petition asking for the return of the progress bar. Lets say our goal is 10,000 signatures.

March 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeroen94

I appreciate the fact that the administrators of Duolingo put a lot of effort in showing the experience points on the user profiles, but I also prefered the experience bar. It motivated me more to gain xp when I saw my overall progression on the home page.

May 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/violinette

I want the progress bar back too!

April 2, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/sebastianppaz

EASY Solution (written in Spanish ) to know our XP points and how much needed to raise the level ! https://www.duolingo.com/comment/7890944

April 2, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/AJRitchey

I WILL SUPPORT PETITION!!!!!!!!!!!!!

April 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/kevolutionary

Give me XP! It can't be that hard!

July 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JasmineckaE

Please, allow the bar back. I "lost" it because of the need to use a clever phone for practice which imposed the trainer on me... too big a punishment for an absent laptop connection...

February 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PERCE_NEIGE

I don't like the new Duolingo, no way to check the progress, to see the learnt words, to do immersion....

January 31, 2017
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