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      3 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hello and thanks for your posts on this forum.

      Please know that Pinyin is still there. Once you have translated into Chinese you can swipe left and you will find Pinyin.

      Best regards,
      Gwenda
      Microsoft Translator Team

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        5 comments  ·  Android Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hello and thanks for your message.

        When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow
        pointing down to line.

        Just press on the icon and it will download.

        Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to
        the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app
        AND you are not connected to the internet.

        Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in
        the select languages menu. This means that the language is
        downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

        NOTE: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

        Best regards,

        Gwenda
        Microsoft Translator Team

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi, 

          Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

          Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

          You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx.

          Best regards,

          Gwenda
          Microsoft Translator Team

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            4 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi,

            Both Urdu and Hindi are available for offline use.

            Please know that offline languages right now will only work if the app is in airplane mode or not connected to any internet data point.

            When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow pointing down to line.

            Just press on the icon and it will download.

            Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app AND you are not connected to the internet.

            Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in the select languages menu. This means that the language is downloaded and that you are able to use it offline.

            Note: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded…

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              2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi, 

              Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

              Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

              You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx.

              Best regards,

              Gwenda
              Microsoft Translator Team

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi, 

                Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

                Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx.

                Best regards,

                Gwenda
                Microsoft Translator Team

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                  2 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hello and thanks for your message.

                  When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow pointing down to line.

                  Just press on the icon and it will download.

                  Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app AND you are not connected to the internet.

                  Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in the select languages menu. This means that the language is downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

                  Note: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

                  Regarding your request for OCR. Please look at the following list to see which languages are currently available: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx

                  Best regards,

                  Gwenda
                  Microsoft Translator…

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hello and thanks for your message.

                    Offline languages allow you to translate text without internet connectivity. Voice translation is not supported offline.

                    Best regards,
                    Gwenda
                    Microsoft Translator Team

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                      15 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi,

                      Filipino is one of the 60+ languages offered by Microsoft Translator. Please find the list of available languages and language features here: microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx

                      Regards,
                      Gwenda
                      Microsoft Translator Team

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

                            Please know that Norwegian is available for offline use.

                            When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow pointing down to line.

                            Just press on the icon and it will download.

                            Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app AND you are not connected to the internet.

                            Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in the select languages menu. This means that the language is downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

                            Note: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

                            Best regards,

                            Gwenda
                            Microsoft Translator Team

                          • add japanese and indonesian offline languages package...

                            add japanese and indonesian offline packages

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                              0 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hello and thanks for your message.

                              When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow pointing down to line.

                              Just press on the icon and it will download.

                              Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app AND you are not connected to the internet.

                              Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in the select languages menu. This means that the language is downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

                              Note: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

                              Voice translations are not available for offline use in any of our supported languages.

                              Best regards,

                              Gwenda
                              Microsoft Translator Team

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                                Thanks for your feedback.

                                Please know that Persian is available for offline use. When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow pointing down to line.

                                Just press on the icon and it will download.

                                Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app AND you are not connected to the internet.

                                Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in the select languages menu. This means that the language is downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

                                NOTE: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

                                Also, voice translations are not available for offline use in any of our supported languages.

                                Best regards,

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                                  0 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

                                  Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                  You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx.

                                  Best regards,

                                  Gwenda
                                  Microsoft Translator Team

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                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

                                    Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                    You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx.

                                    Best regards,

                                    Gwenda
                                    Microsoft Translator Team

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                                        0 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hello and thanks for your message.

                                        Microsoft has chosen to turn the profanity filter on and there is no option to turn the profanity filter off.

                                        You are free to write your own app using Microsoft Speech API – as described in the translator dev website. This will allow you to turn the profanity filter off.

                                        Best regards,
                                        Gwenda
                                        Microsoft Translator Team

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                                            Hi,

                                            Hindi is available as a text and offline language in Microsoft Translator.

                                            When you open the app and select a language, you will see an arrow
                                            pointing down to line.

                                            Just press on the icon and it will download.

                                            Once you have downloaded the language for offline use it goes to
                                            the devices memory and it is accessible when your are using the app
                                            AND you are not connected to the internet.

                                            Please make sure that there is a check mark next to the language in
                                            the select languages menu. This means that the language is
                                            downloaded and that you should be able to use it offline.

                                            NOTE: When translating while offline do not use (Detect) as your ‘from-language’ but choose one of the languages you have downloaded for off-line use.

                                            Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower
                                            quality than professionally translated texts, however the…

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