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Google Translate is a free translation service that provides instant translations between dozens of different languages.

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Gboard (and Google Translate): outputting translation in different destination scripts

I am using Gboard to translate text from English to other languages. Some languages can be written in more than one script. I was wondering whether it would be possible to select Bosnian in Cyrillic ...
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How can I unset Google Translator as default translator

I am having a problem. If I select a part of a web pages in my browser, I could tap on translate and then choose between various translators (including DeepL). I accidentally set Google Translator as ...
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Is there a way to lock the Google Translate app to a specific Japanese character set (camera translate)?

I'm using my phone to translate menus etc in a Japanese videogame (PS4/5), and it tells me like 12 different things it could be. It's ridiculous. Isn't there a specific Japanese character set games ...
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How do you show a phrase or sentence in full screen?

Previously there was a menu option in Google Translate to show the translated text in full screen so it's easy to read from a distance. You could also use english as the visibility was the main ...
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Prevent keyboard layout change on Google Translate

Google Translate changes my Gboard layout according to the input language. Might be ideal under some circumstances, but not now. Especially without consulting me first. And much more especially if it ...
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TTS voice not applied in Google Translate

The voice in Google Translate was configurable before Android 12. Any one knows how to do it on Android 12? App: Google Translate and Google TTS OS: Android 12 Phone: Pixel 5
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Missing languages (e.g. Portuguese) option on Google Pixel 6's Live Caption

According to Android Police - Google's Pixel 6 might play interpreter on your next vacation, The feature will get a dedicated location in Settings -> System and will apparently support 55 ...
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How to reenable the old android google translate feature to translate everything on screen?

Few years ago on my android was possible keeping pressed the home button, to activate a feature that would allow to translate everything on screen. Unfortunately in a subsequent update google decided ...
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What is the name of Google Translate's (android) functionality, that with the app I can search for any highlighted text?

I can highlight any text in any app, a little list comes up, and shows me that the text can be "used within the Google Translates app" - in this case the text will be translated. See screenshot below. ...
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Google Translator does not appear automatically anymore

When I was using WhatsApp and chatting with my foreign friends, when I copied their text, the Google Translator was automatically appearing. But now, after the Android update, it doesn't happen. I ...
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Is it possible to use Google speech recognition in the Google Translate application for Android while offline?

Is it possible to use Google speech recognition in the Google Translate application for Android while offline? When I try, it says that Google voice typing can't be used "in this field", and the ...
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How to setup Android Chrome to translate highlighted text via the pop-up Google search?

How to set up the little pop-up bar down below the screen, which generates a quick Google search whenever a word or phrase has been highlighted, to automatically translate what has been selected. That ...
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How to fix the problem of offline packages not downloading in Google Translate?

I'm having a problem with Google Translate and downloading offline packages for any language. I tap the download button next to the language, it says "Starting download" and the indicator is spinning, ...
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Offline translation files not recognized

When I try to use Google Translate offline, I get an error: Translation failed. Offline translation file not available. Please check SD card is inserted. In Settings-> Storage I could see ...
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Change language of chrome translation

I have Marshmallow and the latest Chrome. My phone language is set to Italian. When I open in chrome sites in foreign languages it proposes to translate it in Italian. For Japanese pages I noticed ...
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Google Translate offline translation

I downloaded tons of offline translation packages for Google Translate some time ago. Then at some point I must have done something, maybe an update, or a setting change (perhaps that Primary Language ...
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How to delete offline dictionaries in Google Translate?

I have downloaded some dictionaries for off-line translation in Google Translate. Those dictionaries are quite big, and take precious internal storage - there is no option to move them to SD. I'd ...
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Based on what does translate appear only in some apps and some places it misses translated?

I happen to open a Chineese application and in that page all the info was Chineese so on top right corner there was a translate button On clicking translate it did translate the page but not the ...
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Google translate on SD card

This question has been asked a lot before, but I can't find one from this year (or any answer that solves my problem) I have just installed google translate on my new Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100Y) ...
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Changes the voice from woman to man in Google Translate

In Google Translate, how do you change the English voice from female to male?
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Offline Spanish voice recognition: "no connection for speech input (E4)"

I am trying to set up a Google Nexus 7 (kitkat) and a Samsung Note 2 (jellybean) for offline English-Spanish Translation using the Google Translate app. Both devices are usually set to UK English. On ...
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How to download a phrasebook from google translate

So i've been using google translate for a while and there are a bunch of translated words and phrases that i have asked for to date stored on the device. I now want to take a copy of them to my PC (in ...
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How can I look up words in an eBook reader with Google Translate?

Is there way to look up words and phrases while reading an eBook in the Google Translate app? Moon reader can do that in a browser, but the translate app is much better. Here is what I ended up ...
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