Translator for iOS

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  1. Full Blown IM

    While I can have conversations, they appear to close when using different parts of the app. Is there a way to have multiple permanent conversations (like in WhatsApp) with the different members connected in their own languages?

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  2. Option to display ‘romaji’ when translating into Japanese.

    Many people who can speak a little bit of Japanese are functionally illiterate when it comes to reading. Having the option to display a romanized version of translations would help.

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  3. 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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  4. 我的iPhone6SplusSafari不能使用网页翻译功能

    打开英文网页后再点击translator,一直没有反应。我换了几部iPhone都可以,只有我这个6Splus不可以

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  5. 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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  6. From me

    Why don’t have Cambodia language

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  7. Direct action to translate last taken screenshot

    Exactly that.

    Just on the launch page of the app.
    Offer a button to automatically translate (should use the same translation language as the safari translation or latest used)

    An additional scenarios would be to be able to do a share of a picture from album view into translate app (which will then do the same as above, but with that picture instead of the last taken one)

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  8. Problem with pasting test with voiceover

    When using voiceover , the built in screen reader that comes with the IOS devices .
    we cant use the the rotor to paste text

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  9. Cantonese Offline Language

    One advantage this app has over other translator apps is support for cantonese Chinese. It would be good if we could offline download the language for use in Hong Kong instead of relying on constant data transfer.

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  10. French numerals

    Why, when I want to translate numbers and I enter, for example, thirty five, does the app so intelligently come up with the numerals 35 instead of trent cinque? The same thing applies to just about any number that requires more than one word as a reply. This is not a translation. I haven’t tried any other language for this, I just reverted to the google app on another device. I really want to avoid anything google on my new iPhone, their apps are designed to bypass the app restrictions that iPhones provide and work in the background and invade…

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  11. iPad users

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

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  12. 实时翻译

    实时翻译的麦克风梦想主持人的麦一样保持在线监听么? 如果这样会更好!
    谢谢

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  13. The share -translate on iOS doesn't work

    I'm translating many screenshots of Chinese apps from Chinese to English but the share - translate function on iOS doesn't translate. The loading circle just keeps turning around. Last time I checked it was also automatically setting the translate language Afrikaans - English

    Would love for this to be fixed because after using share - translate, iOS asks me to delete the print screen instead of saving the image into my photo album and uploading it to my iCloud

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  14. Auto correct

    When translating from say Spanish auto correct automatically replaces words with English. Example esta becomes eats.

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  15. 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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  16. すぐ落ちて開けません

    アプリを開こうとするとすぐにおちて開けません

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  17. 4 votes
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  18. Romanian language to photo-scan tool

    Could you add Romanian language to photo-scan translation tool? Thanks.

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  19. 拍照翻译建议用回更新前的版本或者修改

    以前拍照翻译特别强大,基本都可以翻译出来,出行也很方便。不管是标示牌还是菜单都可以基本翻译出来,更新之后基本上属于鸡肋功能。菜单就不用说了,连网上的截图也没办法翻译,希望尽快重视并修改。

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  20. Timeout problem

    I use MS Translator a lot on my travels and generally find it to be a great tool, both online and offline.

    However, I’ve found an issue today which would be great to get fixed. I’m currently in China and have put a Chinese SIM in my phone for 4G access. In China, access to some sites is restricted which I’m guessing might be causing the issue I’m experiencing. I have to put my phone into airplane mode for the Translator app to work now, if the data connection is active, the app just hangs in the home screen and…

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