Google Translate

4.4
8.58M reviews
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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
Nov 14, 2022

Data safety

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Data is encrypted in transit
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4.4
8.58M reviews
Divine Unique
November 24, 2022
This update was a terrible idea. Tap to translate can only be used if the icon stays on the screen indefinitely. Not like prior to the update where the icon only popped up after copying a text, which was WAY better. And the actual current display is terrible compared to the previous version. Sometimes people just need to leave things alone if it isnt broken. If it ain't broke, stop trying to "improve" it
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Google LLC
November 24, 2022
Hi there. To dismiss the Tap to Translate bubble, you can hold and drag it to the bottom of the screen. For full detail to make changes to Tap to translate settings, please visit this article: https://goo.gle/3vZ3INW. Hope that helps.
Andrew Van Norman
September 3, 2022
Until a month ago, it has been a great and useful app! Yes, have updated and adapted to the latest version. Never a big fan of change, but actually works out great when getting use to it. However, have had a recent glitch with the "Can't translate, check your connection and try again" a month ago and has not gone away. Have tried on WiFi, network, Googled fixes, etc. No joy. Only works in conversation mode, just not on regular translation (typing). No reply a month ago to feedback.
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Phil Polizzo
September 19, 2022
Update 9/2022.. the user interface really stinks compared to how it was a year or two ago. Also, the most negative thing about this app is the off-line mode isnt available unless a flag is generated by the OS being in 'Airplane mode'. It will tell you it can't translate because of a lack of a connection, but the instant you put it in the airplane mode, it works. How about triggering the off-line mode instead of the stupid message??
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Google LLC
September 19, 2022
Hi Phil. 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.

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