Is there any way to "redo" things on mobile?

Getting really tired of fat-fingering a letter right next to the one I want and getting a reading wrong because of it. I want to do reviews pretty quickly after they become available, so I do them during breaks at work and in between other things. Getting docked progress when I know the readings but don’t have time to triple-check that my finger wasn’t .0001 nanometers too far in one direction every time is annoying.

Is there anything I can do about it on mobile, or should I just do them on a laptop/desktop whenever I can?

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It would depend on which app / platform you used, but my impression was that most of the ones that are out there incorporate quality of life things like an undo option.

The one I use is no longer available for download, I’m told, so people who use others can share them here and note which ones have this.

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Just gonna copy over something from another post…

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+1 for Tsurukame. I’ve used it almost exclusively.

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:0 thanks! I’d heard about some apps for Wanikani but I didn’t know the names of them.

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I think what you’re looking for is the override script (on browser). So if this happens on PC too, you should totally get that, so long as you’re not cheating yourself of course. As for apps, this has been answered already. Can vouch for Flaming Durtles for android!

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I can see why it wasn’t built into the original system, since the only way to make sure that people don’t cheat is to guilt them, and some users will be a little shameless. Double-edged sword.

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yeah, on the other hand if you cheat on yourself the only one losing in the end is you. So I added the script and I also use it on the app, because sometimes I just make stupid mistakes or simply have typos :slight_smile: and sometimes with english not being my native language I write the ‘wrong english translation’ because I derived of wrongly from my own language in which the translation from Japanese was correct. There are many instances where the ignore button is extremely useful!

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Which do you use? I use WK by Wanikani and I dont think it shows up on the app store anymore.

Tsurukame is great. I think my two favorite features are the one to allow marking as correct and being able to download all the audio files at once for almost no lag to playback after answering a review.

The updates are here: [iOS] Tsurukame - native app with offline lessons and reviews

One thing to note is that because it’s an app, there will be a delay when they add a new item. For eample, it doesn’t have 広がる yet, so you’ll need to make sure you catch the reviews for that one on the website.

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More specifically, because of the fixed nature of the way subjects are stored in Tsurukame. This could be corrected in the future, however!

To stay on topic, I second all the recommendations above.

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I was thinking more along the line of the app review process but it’s probably pretty fast for an update. :smiley:

Software updates usually don’t take very long to approve, but this is more about the way an app is built. Tsurukame has a static database of subjects that isn’t updated between app releases. So any new content has to wait for an update of the app. This is different from how for example Flaming Durtles does it, which uses a dynamic database that is constantly updated with new content even if the app itself does not receive any software updates.

JapanStar49’s point was that the fact that the new content is not in Tsurukame yet is not an issue that is inherent to apps, it’s just a consequence of how Tsurukame is built.

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