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When I go on a page that's totally in a foreign language the "do you want to translate" option comes up but how do I make Chrome translate a page that has 90% English and a few lines in another language. Is there a button I can install or something because the Google Translate thing doesn't come up when only a few sentences are in another language.

OS: 4.1 S3

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This drives me mad to be honest, I end up copying and pasting from Chrome to Google Translate app when this happens. I'd love to see a workaround to this issue. – RossC Jan 30 '14 at 11:01
Check this ; – Vembu Jul 1 '15 at 17:21

In my device(nexus 5) I have Google translate and chrome. if i want translate words→long press →share→translate them. you can try it. :)

ps: Forgot my poor English.

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This approach saves me three steps :) – Mikhail Nov 15 '15 at 11:11
You can also use the share option in the chrome menu and translate the whole page. – trgraglia Apr 25 at 6:56

With the latest Google Translate update, you can Enable Tap to Translate feature in Google Translate Settings.

In chrome, long press the text you want to translate and choose copy. A google translate icon will appear in the window and you just tap it to see the translation. In this way, you no need to switch between two apps :)

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Follow steps below:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Go to menu > settings > site settings > Google translate.
  3. There you can configure your settings for translate.

Hope my answer helps.

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Why the downvote? – SuperThomasLab Feb 22 at 12:34
It was probably down-voted because chrome android does not offer to translate even when the translate box is checked in site strings. Hence the issue.... – TriniSimSim May 13 at 11:33

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