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Offline Flashcards App

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tbilzie2861
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Offline Flashcards App

Postby tbilzie2861 » November 22nd, 2013 9:38 pm

I had an idea for an app that I was wondering if you guys could do.

I used flashcards incessantly on my phone and Ipad, but when I am underground commuting or someplace without a wi-fi or cell signal I can't keep it up, and I spend a lot of time commuting every day.

Is it possible to have a flashcard app that can be used offline but will sync to our accounts when we have online access? For example, say I do my flashcards for certain lessons offline using the app. While I am offline, my progress is not reflected in the flashcards section of my Japanesepod101 account on the Internet. However when I come back above ground and have internet access again, I can sync the app with my Jpod101 account and then my online flashcards will update to reflect the progress I made offline.

Is such an app possible?

Also, why do I occasionally get "greyed out" flashcards as an error? This is happening more and more frequently. Thanks and keep up the great work.

team.relationships
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby team.relationships » December 4th, 2013 2:02 am

Hi tbilzie2861,

Thank you for your suggestion!
It is a good idea to have flashcards available also when offline. We will discuss about it!

Do you still have problems with the Flashcards?

Thank you,
Ofelia
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laiboonh
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby laiboonh » December 27th, 2013 6:26 am

I second this suggestion. I think flashcard is a very effective tool but i cannot access it while on the train because of poor connection.

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby community.japanese » January 7th, 2014 4:50 am

laiboonh-san,
thank you very much for the feedback and sorry for the inconvenience :(
I'll talk to my team about it telling them that there's another J-Pod listener with same
opinion. Your feedback is really important to keep improving our site and lessons!
Thank you for taking time to write your comment :wink:

Natsuko (奈津子),
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tbilzie2861
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby tbilzie2861 » February 13th, 2014 10:05 pm

team.relationships wrote:Hi tbilzie2861,

Thank you for your suggestion!
It is a good idea to have flashcards available also when offline. We will discuss about it!

Do you still have problems with the Flashcards?

Thank you,
Ofelia
Team JapanesePod101.com


The greyed-out flashcards bug has been fixed for a while. Thanks.

leolit
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby leolit » June 5th, 2014 11:26 am

Please, add offline flashcards to jpod101 app! It is very important feature! I would use it very often, and many other app users too.

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby ofeliadgrd » June 13th, 2014 12:36 am

Hi leolit,

Thank you for posting.
At the moment, we don't have any plan for making the flashcards available also in offline mode :cry:

Thank you for your understanding,
Ofelia
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby adelholtz_499460 » August 15th, 2014 11:58 am

Hi

i recently started using the ipad app in addition to the site.
What im missing are the Flashcards in the app (doestn need to be offline) and the option to add vocab to my existing flashcard decks.

The rest is working fine and does what it does.

Regards.

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby ofeliadgrd » August 25th, 2014 8:15 am

Hi adelholtz,

Could you please send us a mail to ?
Please specify which advice you are using and your username.

Thank you,
Regards,
Ofelia
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby adelholtz_499460 » August 26th, 2014 3:13 pm

Hi

im not quite sure what you want me to write ^^
Please specify :wink:

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby lauralanda » September 1st, 2014 7:03 am

Hi adelholtz,

Thank you for posting again.
Please, send us an email to:
The information we need is the device you are using to access to our site (IOS, in case it is an iPAD, as you mentioned before).
Send us a description of the issue you are presenting. Also, please include your username (the one you use to log in to our site and apps).

Feel free to ask if you need anything else.

Kind regards,
Laura
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david1816
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby david1816 » November 26th, 2014 1:07 am

I'd say that ability to use offline is essential! The flashcards are an ideal thing to use on, say, an aeroplane trip or on underground trains ...

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby lauralanda » November 27th, 2014 10:07 am

Hi david1816,

Thank you for your feedback.
As we have mentioned before, it will be considered.

Sincerely,
Laura
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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby tavison » October 12th, 2017 7:36 pm

Was this ever implemented? I just signed up as a premiere user and I use Anki for all kinds of things. I can't find anything for offline flash card use and that's 80% of my available time. I too commute underground. It's an easy thing to make.

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Re: Offline Flashcards App

Postby team.relationships » October 19th, 2017 1:41 am

Hello Tavison,

Thank you for posting.
We're working on improving the site and our system step by step. If there's an update about this feature, it will be announced as soon as it's available.
Thank you for your patience.

Sincerely,
Lena
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