Google Translate

4.2
8.86M reviews
1B+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

• Text translation: Translate between 108 languages by typing
• Tap to Translate: Copy text in any app and tap the Google Translate icon to translate (all languages)
• Offline: Translate with no internet connection (59 languages)
• Instant camera translation: Translate text in images instantly by just pointing your camera (94 languages)
• Photos: Take or import photos for higher quality translations (90 languages)
• Conversations: Translate bilingual conversations on the fly (70 languages)
• Handwriting: Draw text characters instead of typing (96 languages)
• Phrasebook: Star and save translated words and phrases for future reference (all languages)
• Cross-device syncing: Login to sync phrasebook between app and desktop
• Transcribe: Continuously translate someone speaking a different language in near real-time (8 languages)

Translations between the following languages are supported:
Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bambara, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Ewe, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Guarani, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Konkani, Korean, Krio, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kurdish (Sorani), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Luganda, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maithili, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Meiteilon (Manipuri), Mizo, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Odia (Oriya), Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Sanskrit, Scots Gaelic, Sepedi, Serbian, Sesotho, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Tsonga, Turkish, Turkmen, Twi, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu

Permissions Notice
Google Translate may ask for the following optional permissions*:
• Microphone for speech translation
• Camera for translating text via the camera
• External storage for downloading offline translation data
• Contacts for setup and management of your account

*Note: The app may be used even if optional permissions are not granted.
Updated on
Apr 11, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Independent security review

Ratings and reviews

4.2
8.38M reviews
Johnray
April 8, 2024
A once great app, laid low by terrible decision making by the developers/product team. You can no longer toggle between the original text and the translation when translating from an image. This is an awful decision since the translations are often not accurate and because sometimes a user may need the text in its original form in addition to the translation. I'll be using Deepl for now. It works better anyway. I do hope this gets resolved, though. I filed it via the help menu as well.
225 people found this review helpful
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Google LLC
April 8, 2024
Hi there. We're sorry to hear about your experience. Could you please describe the issue you're experiencing in the Google Translate Help Community so we can investigate further: https://goo.gle/2tkDc6j? Thanks.
Laurel Jones
March 31, 2024
I used this app for years. Recently, it stopped working. I downloaded the needed language before a trip last week. It told me it was downloaded. When I tried using it offline, it told me I had to download the language. It was super frustrating because i didn't have service or access to wifi. I have tried fixing it several times, and no matter what I do, it will not translate offline. It has gone from auseful app to a pointless one. The Help sends you to a forum where everyone has the same issue.
774 people found this review helpful
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Google LLC
April 1, 2024
Hi Laurel. Let’s enable “Airplane Mode” from phone Settings to be completely offline & try again. If that doesn’t help, ensure that the correct languages are selected on the home screen. If they are, delete the languages using the Trash can icon - reconnect to WiFi or change your Data Usage settings & download the languages again. Thanks.
Becky
March 26, 2024
I have used the app for a few years. The features I like is being able to take a picture of words I don't recognize and sending them to the computer. Today, when I opened the app on my phone, my only option was to read the translated text. I am no longer able to choose to see the original text and see the translations below. This was my favorite feature along with selecting and sending the original text to my computer. Please bring the option to see and select the original text back! Thank you!
426 people found this review helpful
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Google LLC
March 27, 2024
Hi Becky. To quickly copy translate text: Tap "Select all" or highlight a specific part of the text, then tap "Copy Text" at the bottom.

What's new

Bug fixes and improvements