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  1. Apple Watch - Force touch to change language is not working

    On the Apple Watch Series 2 the default translation is English to Spanish. Force touching to select a different language than Spanish doesn't work?

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    • Change the name of the app to "Translator"

      Please change the name of the app back to just "Translator" because the full name "Microsoft Translator" cannot be displayed on the iOS homescreen.
      You can still use the long name "Microsoft Translator" in the app store for promotion and distinction purposes but please change it for the actual app name in iOS.

      35 votes
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        under review  ·  4 comments  ·  iOS Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Says I'm offline when I'm not, also cannot access downloaded languages offline.

        Whenever I try to use the app, whether I'm on wifi or cellular, it tells me I'm offline and have to download languages. I have downloaded languages. Please fix this! Thank you!

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        • Not registering full sentences when using Speech translations

          The voice recording on the 1-1 translator requires the green button to be held down long after the words are spoken or else the last part of the sentence is cut off. It is not functioning intuitively

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            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Offline Languages: I have ****** bandwidth. I must download for offline use. Failure is all I see.

            If a download gets interrupted please let it continue from last point (download manager).

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            • In App Help

              For example, checking a Spanish to English translation for school, some of the words are underlined in red. Does this mean they are incorrect, even though the translation makes sense?

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              • Offline

                Offline language translation still does not work. I've downloaded a few languages, and none work offline.

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                • Japanese interface

                  There is bug. Japanese input interface makes some mis-tipe

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                  • iOS system-wide keyboard please

                    Need system wide keyboard with predictive word entry like the native keyboard.

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                      • Add support for magic tap on the microphone button

                        The Magic Tap is a gesture that allows you to define the most important button on a screen and give VoiceOver users quick access to that button. It's a two finger double tap.

                        Please add this to the microphone button. it will make it easier for voiceOver users. I'm also curious if this will enable a bluetooth remote to activate the button. Essentially, you are declaring this is the most important button on the screen and it triggers an essential function.

                        it's a very simple change to the code.

                        documentation: https://developer.apple.com/library/content/featuredarticles/ViewControllerPGforiPhoneOS/SupportingAccessibility.html

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                        • Camera translation

                          The problem with the camera translator is that it gives different answers or says can translate. Was doing it with Chinese to english and took same picture multiple times and each time said something different. Even with english into english couldnt read whats in pic even though its clearly legible

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                          • Chinese camera doesn't work

                            Says it cannot translate even when characters are perfectly clear, or translates into sparse gibberish in dense text

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                            • no texture shown via microphone (in conversation mode)

                              TEXT TO TEXT works fine.
                              Microphone is active and seems working okay.
                              However, bot does not come up.

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                              • Won't retain language selection

                                App keeps going to Chinese on both sides. Won't retain English. Since latest iOS update.

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                                • Prononciation

                                  I cannot get the prononciation for "genuine". Speaker is on.
                                  Why?
                                  Thanks

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                                  • No traduce sin conectado

                                    Tenga el diccionario Español y no puedo traducir Textos de Español a Inglés si no tengo conexión a red o datos móviles, desde que sacaron la actualización el dia 19 de Junio

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                                      • Offline Language download

                                        When I go to offline language and click on the cloud icon it just keep loading nothing gets download, allways a rotating Circle at IPhone but when I try this at the IPad I can download offline Packages. Same WLAN, same iOS Version.

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                                          1 comment  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for your message on the forum.

                                          This is a known issue and please bear with us while we fix this.

                                          For now, make sure your device is not in battery saving mode when downloading a language and also make sure you update your app to the latest version available in the online app store.

                                          Best regards,
                                          Gwenda
                                          Microsoft Translator Team

                                        • 6 votes
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