Hi all, I wanted to give you an update on our investigation of having a mobile app for Decks.
As mentioned before, we heard your frustration about not being able to learn community courses on an app with offline mode anymore. Thanks again for your comments here and for those who came to our office to discuss it with us. This sparked us to revisit our analysis of mobile learning on community-created courses and assess what it would take to build a mobile app for Decks, which we’ve been doing over the past few weeks.
And it’s good news! After weighing this up, we’ve decided to build a Decks app for iOS and Android. I think we’ve eventually landed in a good place and hope you’ll join us in celebrating that
In terms of how the Decks app will work:
- It will work essentially the same way as the Memrise app for community course learning
- It will contain offline mode, which you’ll be able to use if you’re a Memrise subscriber
- Like the Decks website, you’ll be able to use your Memrise details to log into the Decks app and all your progress will be retained and moved across.
- Until the Decks mobile app launches, you’ll be able to carry on learning community-created courses in the Memrise app as you do now.
I don’t have launch dates to share yet, but I’ll post regular updates here.
Like I said before, we’re trying to become better at listening and having open dialogue with you our users. I think Decks marks a new start in this and hope you’ll join us.
Last but not least, on Monday the Decks website will go live. I’ll start a new thread then with more details, it would be great to get your early feedback on it!