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Creating a new set on Android

Last Updated: Aug 02, 2017 02:42PM PDT

Creating your own study set allows you to focus on exactly what you want to learn on Quizlet — and it's easy to do this on the go from your Android device!

Getting started

Tap the Create Set icon in the bottom right corner of your Latest or Sets screen.


Enter a title for your set. If you'd like to add an optional description with more information about your set, tap Description

Enter a term and definition. For most languages, Quizlet will auto-detect the language of a term or definition based on the word or phrase you've typed. If that doesn't happen, or Quizlet doesn't detect the correct language, tap Select language (or the name of the language we've detected) to choose the correct option. You won't be able to save your set until you've added at least two terms and definitions and selected a language for both.

Adding and removing terms and definitions

To add terms and definitions, tap the plus icon to insert a new card. If you want to insert a card in the middle of your set, swipe left on any card and tap the plus icon to insert a new card directly below it. 


To delete a card, swipe left and tap the trash can icon. 

Auto-define

Auto-define allows you to quickly add definitions to your set that have already been entered by others on Quizlet -- no extra typing needed! When you enter a term that is commonly studied on Quizlet, a list of popular definitions will appear as suggestions below the definition field. You can select one of these suggested definitions, or type your own. 

Saving your set

When you're finished adding terms and definitions, tap the checkmark icon to save and publish your set. 


You'll then be able to study this new set on the Quizlet app or website — and others will be able to find it if they search for your username and the set is public. 

Please note that unpublished draft sets (which are only visible to you at the top of your Latest screen) will not sync across different devices. Drafts are stored only on the device where you created them until they're saved and published. Once you save your set, you'll be able to access it from the app on another device or the Quizlet website. 

FAQs

How do I add images to my sets?
Quizlet users with upgraded Plus or Teacher accounts can add images on the app by swiping left on a card and tapping the camera icon. You can choose a photo from your library or take a photo. Users with free accounts can only add images from the Quizlet website, as we don't currently support our free image gallery on our mobile apps. To learn more about adding images from the website, go here

Can I format text on the app?
Yes — you can bold text by putting it between asterisks *like this.* If you choose Math/Symbols or Chemistry as your term or definition language, text between asterisks won't be bolded as asterisks are used in different contexts when studying those subjects. We don't currently offer other text formatting options, but are considering adding more in the future.

Can I make some text optional?
Yes! Text enclosed in parentheses (like this) won't be read by our text to speech audio and isn't required as part of answer to have it marked correct when studying. Since text in parentheses is optional, putting hints or example sentences in parentheses is a great way to add context to your terms and definitions.

Is it possible to use the app offline?
Yes, it is. Read more about how to use our mobile apps offline here.

Can I disable auto-define?
There isn't currently a way to turn auto-define on and off, but it's something we have on our radar for the future!

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