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Studying with Learn mode on iOS

The new Quizlet Learn now available on the Quizlet website, iOS and Android apps — takes the guesswork out of studying by creating a study plan based on your content and guiding you through what you need to study.

Getting started

Preparing for a test on a specific date? Learn will prompt you to enter a due date so Quizlet can send you study reminders to make sure you learn all of your material. No test on the horizon? Tap Not now to start learning on your own time. 

Learn will quiz you using different types of questions including flashcards, multiple choice, and written. If you don't make any changes to Learn's default settings, you'll see questions in flashcard form first. As you study, Learn will adjust the questions to be easier or more difficult based on your study patterns. 

Tap Got it for terms you know; tap Study again for terms you don't. As you continue studying with Learn, you'll progress through multiple choice and written questions. 

Once you start seeing multiple choice questions, you'll be able to work towards mastering your terms more quickly. After you select an answer, we'll tell you if it was right or wrong. To move to the next question, swipe the answer card in any direction (or tap outside the card) to dismiss it.

Mastering your terms and tracking progress

By default, we'll prompt you to write answers in the definition language of your set first, as that's typically the content you are looking to learn. As you progress through a study session and master your definitions, you'll gradually start to see prompts to enter terms as answers for more of a challenge. This also helps ensure that you know your terms and definitions equally well. For most written questions, you'll be prompted to type the shorter half of your term/definition pair. 

Your progress percentage will increase as you master the terms in your set. If you stop studying for a while, your progress percentage will decrease gradually. After you complete a round, you'll have the option to move forward with your studying by tapping Continue or check your progress by tapping More details

On the results screen, you'll see your overall progress, how much you improved between rounds, and how many terms you've mastered.  

Once you've mastered all of the terms in your set on a given day, you won't see any changes in progress or mastery on that day. Don't worry, though! You'll pick up where you left off when you start studying again the next day. 


Quizlet will send you a notification on your iOS device every day until your set due date. If you've already studied a set in Learn before the time you're scheduled to receive a notification to study, you won't get a reminder. We don't send study reminders if you haven't sent a due date. 

You can change the time of day you receive study notifications in your account settings. 


How can I go back to the old Learn?

While we're gathering feedback from our users on the new Learn, you can go back to the old version by tapping Go back to old Learn from the Learn settings screen. This will only last for one session, so the next time you open the app and tap Learn to resume studying, it'll default to the new Quizlet Learn. 

When we ultimately remove that option, you'll be able to choose to see only written questions from the Learn settings screen, which will allow you to mimic the study experience of the old Learn. 

How does the new Quizlet Learn work?

Learn is powered by the new Quizlet Learning Assistant platform, which uses machine learning to process data from millions of anonymous study sessions, and then combines that data with proven techniques from cognitive science. With the new Learn, Quizlet builds you an adaptive study plan based on what you need to study and your due date, adjusting questions to make your study sessions harder or easier based on your study patterns. 

By understanding how people really learn, this powerful platform drives studying that's both effective and efficient by showing you only material you need to learn.

When will the new Learn be available on the Quizlet Android app and website?

The new Quizlet Learn is in beta on Android now. Sign up if you'd like to try it out and share feedback! We're actively working on Learn for the Quizlet website and hope to have it ready soon.