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  1. Add Copy, Save and Share option for Camera translations

    very very nice app. please consider adding an option for saving (in text format) the translation.

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      under review  ·  30 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add pinyin when translating from other languages than English to Chinese

      Cannot read pinyin when translating from other languages than English to Chinese.
      Note from admin (This issue only happens in Android and not in iOS)

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        under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Android Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Whenever we select something, and then tap the three dots

        Whenever we select something, and then tap the three dots and tap on Translator, this app opens a small window and translates that to the preferred language. But there's no way to copy that translation. I mean if a friend asks something in German or Spanish or any other language, then it's a hassle to get that translated text. Please add a copy function to that small window that appears. It'll help a lot.

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          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Camera shutter sound

          Please allow us to manage the shutter sound from within the app.

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            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 怎么选择不了语言了呢

            tr: How can I not choose the language

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi,
              Thank you for your post on the Microsoft Translator forum and I’m sorry to read the app is not working well. Please help us understand what is going wrong by describing the steps you have taken to translate. Did you use text, speech or camera translations? Online or offline? Did you get any error messages? From what language to what language were you trying to translate?
              Best regards,
              Gwenda
              Microsoft Translator Team

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                      Hi,

                      Thanks for your comment on the Translator forum.

                      Can you please let us know which of the national minority languages you would like to see added to Translator.

                      Best regards,
                      Gwenda
                      Microsoft Translator Team

                    • Translate screenshots (.png files).

                      Add support for screenshots on Android devices (.png image files)

                      The workaround is to convert the .png file to a .jpg file and then translate it.

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                      • Sometimes when English is translated into Chinese, some Chinese translations are not accurate enough

                        Sometimes when English is translated into Chinese, some Chinese translations are not accurate enough

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                          1 comment  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Thank you for your message on the Translator forum. We appreciate your feedback.

                          The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.
                          Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.
                          You can learn more about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                          Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

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                          • Android Wear - Smartwatch

                            most devices are made Specifically to Support single language like some Chinese fones etc. I Recently bought Motorola Moto 360 Smart Watch and it came out to be Chinese only version and now i can't use my smart watch. apps like this should Support Android Wear platform and Should have Option to translate on screen text or something like language changer. this is what world needs and expects from you right now.

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                              under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Android Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The translator is speaking too soon, causing the mic to pick up the translation, and it gets stuck in a loop, trying to translate itself.

                              Recent edition of Translator is picking up its own translation and tries to translate itself, causing a constant feedback loop as it stops to continue translating, hears the new speaking and stops again to continue translating. I have noticed this particularly in Spanish-to-English.

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                              • Text messaging integrated in Translator

                                directly translate messages in texts.

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                                  under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Edit translated text

                                  please add the option to edit the translated text just like it is in the Universal Windows app. some of the words that need editing are left the same way as it is. Hence please add the option to edit the translated text.

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                                  • Add more results for translations

                                    give more results for translations

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                                    • Photo translations instead of Camera translations

                                      Original text:
                                      seria bueno incorporar la traducción fotográfica o de scaner, a través de la cámara fotográfica del telefono. Fabio.

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                                        under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 12 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          Merci de l’idée, C’est la première fois que quelqu’un propose ce type de besoin donc nous devrons regarder à la fois la complexité d’implémentation et l’utilité pour le plus grand nombre.

                                          Pour nous aider, pouvez-vous nous en dire plus au sujet du scenario? Pourquoi un tel besoin?

                                        • 16 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            under review  ·  Olivier responded

                                            What would you like to see on the Widget? Shortcut to specific language pairs and ways of entering information ?

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