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  1. Does Microsoft carry about iOS users?

    The translator enhine is off line and cannot download off line dictionaries. Plus a series of issues signaled by other users without any answer from Microsoft.

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      1 comment  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        1 comment  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Unable to download offline language pack

        When I go to offline language and click on the cloud icon it just keep loading nothing gets download

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          0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

          Regards,
          Tanvi Surti
          Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

        • Constantly updating

          It updates every time I open it and it's embarrassing and awkward for myself and the other party waiting for it to load so we can understand each other.

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            0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

            Regards,
            Tanvi Surti
            Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

          • Chinese language doesn't work anymore it used to before update

            Mandarin was supported before 2017/01/29 but now is not. Please restore Mandarin to supported language status and fix bug. Thanks.

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              0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

              Regards,
              Tanvi Surti
              Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

            • 7 votes
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                0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                Regards,
                Tanvi Surti
                Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

              • It's taking too long to open the app.. used to be more fast

                It's not working well.. need to update it in association with a new iOS. It's being impossible to use it

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                  0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                  Regards,
                  Tanvi Surti
                  Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                • Since last update iOS Translator failes funtioning.

                  Since last update iOS Translator failes funtioning.

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                    Regards,
                    Tanvi Surti
                    Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                  • Translator says that I am offline- but I am ot!

                    I have an internet connection but the translator says I am offline!
                    I'm online in fact! How an I fix this?

                    5 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                      Regards,
                      Tanvi Surti
                      Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                    • Update

                      When I start the application, it goes in update mode, I need to work it at once to translate, when I meet people, Google translate doesn't, and it works fine

                      11 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                        Regards,
                        Tanvi Surti
                        Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                      • Open App shows "updating...." everytime

                        When we open app it shows "Updating" it's waste of time. It should not be update in start.

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                          0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                          Regards,
                          Tanvi Surti
                          Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                        • Getting error as you are offline despite being on wifi.

                          You are offline error since yesterday. Unable to translate anything.

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

                            This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                            Regards,
                            Tanvi Surti
                            Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                          • It is inconvenient with the new version. It always updating when i open this app. And it has not supported Chinese when i use offline.

                            It is inconvenient with the new version. It always shows updating when i open this app.
                            It did not support Chinese when i use offline although i downloaded the it in the past.

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

                              The Chinese offline bug and start up time bug have been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                              Regards,
                              Tanvi Surti
                              Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                            • Chinese is no longer supported offline even after I have downloaded it before and used it offline with no problems

                              I was using Chinese translations offline and it suddenly stopped working. It says Chinese is not an offline language but I was using it before now

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                                0 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                This bug has been fixed with the latest build released in the App Store – version 3.0.2 released to the Store on Tuesday. We are sorry for this issue and thank you for your feedback.

                                Regards,
                                Tanvi Surti
                                Program Manager, Microsoft Translator

                              • It tells me I am offline but I am not of line

                                Please fix this problem in one of the constant updates

                                58 votes
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                                  13 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thank you for letting us know about this and we apologize for the inconvenience.

                                  Please know that we have resolved the issue and that you should now be able to use your Translator app again.

                                  If you notice that the issue is still there, please uninstall the app and go to the online app store and download the latest version.

                                  Best regards,

                                  Gwenda
                                  Microsoft Translator Team

                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Offline text translation pack

                                    It would be nice to have a full dictionary to be used on the go even without Internet connection.

                                    173 votes
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                                      7 comments  ·  iOS Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      completed  ·  JuneJune responded

                                      Hello,

                                      I am happy to announce that we have released “Offline Languages!" Update your Translator app and download languages either from the language selector or from the drop down menu in the top right corner to start making offline translations.

                                      Best,
                                      Microsoft Translator

                                    • Add an safari extention to iOS for translation like the Bing app

                                      It would be nice if you added an safari extention to this app that a enabled a share sheet extention is safari so I can easily translate webpages wothout having to cut and paste

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                                        4 comments  ·  iOS Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        completed  ·  JuneJune responded

                                        Hello,

                                        I am happy to announce that we have released a Safari extension! Update your Translator app and turn on the extension in Settings.

                                        Best,
                                        Microsoft Translator

                                      • Make it work on Safar browser

                                        The Safari browser was working just fine up until a month or so ago. I'd have something translated and have Bing read it back to me. Now, I do the same thing, and the sound ISN'T working! Can you fix this issue? I've written numerous times to you and I haven't received any answer as to what could be wrong with it. Please FIX it! Would really appreciate it! Thank you. -Ella

                                        And BTW: Bing works fine with all my other browsers.

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                                          5 comments  ·  iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Readable text of translation must be available.

                                          Let's say you translate from English to Chinese. It will be very helpful to also have an "English" readable verse for the translated text. So I can kinda read it.
                                          This will be extremely useful for languages which your app doesn't say yet - like Hindi.

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                                            1 comment  ·  iOS Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            completed  ·  JuneJune responded

                                            Hello,

                                            I am happy to announce that we were able to address your request in the new app update! If you swipe right after completing a translation in Chinese simplified, you can see a pronunciation guide.

                                            Thank you for using Microsoft Translator!

                                            Best,
                                            Microsoft Translator

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