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Esperanto for mobile

Hello. I am wondering when Esperanto for mobile is coming out. I do most of my learning on my phone. Is it my phone, or has the app been updated yet? Excellent courses, by the way.

3 years ago

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The Esperanto course is in beta, which means the current launch is a "test" version where users are trying it out and reporting any errors. Whenever a new course begins beta testing, it is first released to the website, as multi-platform support is a recipe for more errors and extra work for those involved in creating the course (both the course's volunteers and the Duolingo staff). Once the course becomes more stable, as measured by the average number of reports per 100 users, it will be released to the apps via an update. Based on previous courses, this should take a few weeks. I think the most recent beta launch, Turkish for English speakers, took around a month to become available on the apps.

In the meantime, you can access the course on your mobile device through your web browser. There's a mobile version of the site that looks very similar to the (iOS) app and supports languages as soon as they're released to beta. You can also switch to the desktop version (while still on your mobile browser) if you'd like to help out the course creators by reporting errors (the report a problem button isn't in the mobile version of the site), but it's a bit clunkier to use. Just be sure you're checking for updates for the app so you can get the course on your app as soon as it's available.

Hope this helps!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TrekkieBen

I didn't know that a language does;t show up on the app until it is stable. Thank you!

3 years ago

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Interesting.

3 years ago

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It usually takes at least a few weeks for a new course to show up in the mobile apps. Esperanto's not there yet, but in the meantime you can take it using the Duolingo website in your phone's web browser.

3 years ago

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If you are on a google device, Google Now can see you are on Duo (if you use chrome on PC) and suggest that you do lessons on the app.

3 years ago

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I don't know if they will. I have had the app for almost a year now and they only have the first five languages to the date...

3 years ago

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There is 10 languages on mine. You probably need to update.

3 years ago

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No, I just checked. I use the app on my Kindle Fire, but I usually use my laptop. I get all the languages on my laptop.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZackF1017

Ohhhh I gotcha!

3 years ago