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I Hate the Music

Dear Duolingo, the music in Duolingo is the most annoying thing ever. It's okay by itself but I cannot find the "off" button and it muffles the voice. I'm not sure if it's in Duolingo or just playing on my iMac for some reason, but if it's Duolingo's fault then I sort of hate it. Just make it easy to access the "off" button. Pleeeeeeease.

August 31, 2013



There is no background music in Duolingo. It must be some other program or website causing this.


Oh god, this is getting weird. I'm gonna have to investigate because the music plays on as I speak! :(


Don't despair! Go to Settings (The Cogwheel Image beside the Duolingo Search Bar) - Look for 'Sound Effects' - Turn it off using the checkbox.


Oh, really? I thought that was for turning off the little "beep BEEP" when you get a question correct. I'll give it a shot.


LOL! That's really weird! Try restarting your computer, or clearing your cookies. What kind of music is it? Scott Joplin?


It's, yeah, really weird, and it's a jingly sort of, well, it's not music that you'd listen to on iTunes or buy or anything like that, it's just like outdoorsy, yeah, that's the word, music in a loop. Maybe I got some kind of half-update?


Have you tried logging out and logging back in?


No, but I will give that a shot :D


I have awful background tune too ! It's on some sort of loop and is driving me crazy :(


Do you still have this issue?


Nope. It went away two or three days after I made this post.

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