Translator for iOS

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  1. back buttons and clear buttons on iOS app

    Please create a consistent experience by having back buttons in the entire app. Sometimes it is 'close' sometimes there is a back button

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    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Adding Khmer language

    Dear Microsoft,

    I would like to ask you to add Khmer Language for translation.

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  3. Chinese Pinyin and Jyutping

    Please provide Pinyin for Mandarin Chinese and Jyutping for Cantonese. This will greatly help users pronounce the characters. Thanks!

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  4. Fix Japanese text translations.

    99% of all Japanese text I have to work with is up and down. It’s not horizontal. Please add an option to work with text oriented in this way.

    If you want to see what I’m talking about look at any manga comic.

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  5. Persistent conversation mode

    Make conversation a bit more like whatsapp with translation, stay in background with notifications. Useful when spanish friends stay for a few days! Also if only two languages being used when sending the message would like the translation to help my spanish!

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  6. 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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  7. 翻译声音不够大

    Microsoft translation is very good spp very human, many unexpected functions, the only regret is that the translation of voice is too small, the highest volume is also very light advice optimization.

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  8. Quick action for translating text in clipboard

    Access as 3D press on app icon or as action directly on app startscreen (visible of clipboard contains text)

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  9. 7 votes
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  10. Apple watch

    Latest version 3.2.6 that's supposed to have "significantly improved support for Apple Watch" doesn't even show up as an app that can be installed on the watch! (I'm on watch OS 5.1)

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  11. 7 votes
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  12. 7 votes
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  13. Add Somali and Amharic

    These languages are prevalent in the Seattle area and would be useful to add into the app

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  14. Language skips

    I'm trying to translate from French to English & the app keep skipping language & do English to English.

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  15. Problem using voice over with Phrasebook

    When using the phrasebook with voiceover it is not possible to One finger flick left or right to the close button you actually have to search up in the top right with a finger to find close it would be nice if there was a done button the tap on to return you back to the first screen

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  16. Classical Portuguese rather than Brazilian

    I noticed that the Portuguese translation goes into Brazilian/South American Portuguese rather than European/Classical Portuguese. It would be good to have both as an option.

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  17. iPad users

    For typing on an iPad program needs to be in landscape mode

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  18. 拍照內容之語言來源無法自選

    要翻譯印度尼西亞文
    卻一直偵測錯成他國語言
    想自選來源又沒有選項可選

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  19. No sound in translation

    No sound in translation

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  20. Doesn't work for iPhone x

    Can't open app using iPhone x

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