This section covers tools for users with special needs.

Audio and visual accessibility options Edit

Turn off audioEdit

You can turn off listening exercises by:


  1. Hover over your username in blue bar at top of screen.
  2. Select "Settings" from drop down menu.
  3. Turn off speaker and microphone.
  4. Save changes.

If you are using an app, you can go into your settings from there and make these changes for that device.

Alternative color schemeEdit

Users who have light sensitivities or who are colorblind have reported benefitting from DuoDark, DuoDark 2, and Duolingo Dark 2 (Customizable) modified user styles.


Hands-free on the websiteEdit

For suggestions, read the discussion: How can someone use Duolingo without using their hands?

  • Have you used the Duolingo website hands-free? If so, please help us by providing this wiki step-by-step instructions.

See alsoEdit

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