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Offline mode STILL not syncing

So a full year later, lots of us are still having issues with using the app in offline mode, to the point where some people are considering leaving Duolingo since using it offline gives them the only opportunity to progress:


I've had a sneaking suspicion that the sync once connected to the internet gets interrupted if one does something with the app (open a lesson, etc.) before the sync is finished.... but this is just a hunch. On a good day I can get 2/3 of the lessons I've done to sync when I leave the app just sitting open, and I think that's better than many people are experiencing.

If it's true, a timer or a "syncing -please wait" notice on the app would fix the problem. If not, then I have no idea.

I have already sent Duo several messages on twitter in the past, with one response but no changes. I know that they are super busy with incubator issues (and I'm super excited about all the new courses that are coming!!) but since it's been a full year that we've been having this problem, it would be really nice to see it fixed. It will certainly prevent some users from leaving Duolingo in frustration, and help me finish my German tree faster :-D

Any thoughts?

Does anyone else have observations about syncing from the app on offline mode?

January 8, 2015

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We are freaking paying them for this. I just came here to see if there was a simple solution. If there is none, then I will let them know with my wallet that they should do a better job.

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