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

                  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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                                3 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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                                  1 comment  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi,

                                  To change the voice settings on your phone please select the three dots at the top right of your screen. Then select “Settings”. Then select “Text to speech voice”. Here you can select the male or female voice for your translations.

                                  Best regards,

                                  Gwenda
                                  Microsoft Translator Team

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                                    Hi,

                                    Arabic is available in Translator as a Text, Speech, Neural, voice recognizable, downloadable and Tech language. Image translations and Text to Speech are not yet available.

                                    I receive questions about using Arabic offline regularly so I’ll also write how you can use the Translator while offline:

                                    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…

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

                                      Hi,

                                      There are a few ways to work with WhatsApp when you use Translator.

                                      First there is copy and paste. If you want to send a message in a different language you can use the Translator app to translate. Tap and hold on the translated text and use the handles to select the entire text you want to send. When you are done it gives you the option to copy the text.
                                      Now go to WhatsApp and tap and hold to reveal the paste option and you can now send the translated message. It works the same the other way around.

                                      Translating spoken language is not possible with WhatsApp but it is possible using the Translator app. You can learn more about how that works in the following video: https://youtu.be/C5hrGKDdHkA.

                                      Regards,

                                      Gwenda
                                      Microsoft Translator Team

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                                      • local language keyboard

                                        for local language to English translation have local language keyboard If voice input is unavailable

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

                                          If your language is one of the Translator supported languages you can change the keyboard to give suggestions in your language.

                                          From the main screen tap on the keyboard icon. On the screen that appears you will see a keyboard that you will use to type the text you want to translate.

                                          When you look at the keyboard there is a little gear lever. Tap the gear lever and you can choose the “Add input languages” which gives you the option to choose the keyboard you would like.

                                          Regards,
                                          Gwenda
                                          Microsoft Translator Team

                                        • we request you to include Bangle language.It is an excellent app.Including Bangla will make it so excellent.

                                          There are a large amount of people who speak in Bangla all over the world.So I request to MS authority to include Bangla to make it more effective.Thanks.

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

                                            Hi,

                                            We have added Bangla as one of our supported languages!

                                            With this new text translation language available, locals and travelers can communicate from and to Bangla throughout Bangladesh, the Indian subcontinent and around the globe by using the Microsoft Translator apps on their preferred device (Windows, Android, Kindle, or iOS).

                                            Please find more info on our blog: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2017/03/28/microsoft-announces-bangla-the-latest-language-supported-by-microsoft-translator/

                                            Best regards,
                                            Gwenda
                                            Microsoft Translator Team

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