Translator Live feature and Outlook Translator

NOTE: The Presentation Translator add-in for PowerPoint has been retired is no longer being supported. Please use the native PowerPoint subtitling feature to add live subtitles and captions to your presentations. Learn more in Microsoft Office Support.

In this forum, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions and product improvement ideas for the Translator Live feature and Translator for Outlook. 

Microsoft Translator live feature transcribes and translates in-person conversations as you speak, with up to 500 speakers using their own smartphone, tablet, or PC. For FAQs related to the live feature, visit https://translator.microsoft.com/live/help

Translator for Outlook is an add-in that enables you to translate email messages on the fly.

To download Presentation Translator, visit www.aka.ms/presentationtranslator


To learn more about how Presentation Translator works, key features, and tips for using the add-in, visit: www.aka.ms/PresentationTranslatorLearnMore


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  1. "Oops, looks like the service is temporarily unavailable. Please wait some time (-5)" - Can you PLEASE help???

    When I click 'Start Subtitles', then choose whatever Languages, then Click 'Start Subtitles'......

    Error message pop up with "'Oops, looks like the service is temporarily unavailable. Please wait some time (-5)"

    Please can you HELP?????

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  2. multiple screens

    Presentation translator is great if you are displaying using mirrored screens, however it does not display when using presenter view and dual screens. Many presenters use presenter view, and it would be useful to still be able to use presenter view and translator at the same time

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  3. Is it possible to add hugarian as a language that I will be speaking in

    Can you please add Hugarian as a speaking language please?

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  4. has this been used in the classroom to help students understand the teacher when they dont speak the language?

    has this been used in the classroom to help students understand the teacher when they dont speak the language?

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  5. Dongha Test

    Optinal test

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  6. test

    tes

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  7. Translator in PPT "start subtitles" for the 1st time takes way more than 5 minutes


    1. Installed presentation translator from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55024

    2. Opened Powerpoint(latest Office356 version)

    3. Click on Start Subtitles

    4. It prompts that it needs to install some AI/Files and it will take 5 minutes.

    Expected outcome: It takes ~5minutes
    Actual outcome: It takes about 20-25 minutes

    I am on gigabit ethernet(not wireless) connection so bandwidth is not factor. Both times I did this(with new PPT deck)it took a really long time to download.

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Error message "There is an unusual amount of access from your IP address. Please try again later."

    あなたのIPアドレスから異常なアクセス量があります。後で再試行してください。というエラーが発生しています。

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  10. Display "Speaking" and "Translated To" language as subtitle in presentation.

    This will helps the presenter to validate if the computer hear her/his speaking language correctly, and avoid the wrong translation and communication caused by the poor quality of microphone.

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  11. Questions translated for presenter?

    How can participants ask questions in their language, and then the question be displayed in the presenter's language on the slide show?

    I saw this in your UW Chinese exchange student video, but I can't figure out how to do this.

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  12. Mervi

    Merci tranlor

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  13. rety

    dwery

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  14. Subtitles Cover Slide Content

    Is there a way to move where the subtitles are shown from the top of the slides to the bottom?

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  16. Ок

    Все ок

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  17. Enviado desde mi iPad El feb. 13, 2019, a las 10:42 a. m., Lilia M Ardila <follicquick@icloud.com> escribió: FOLLICQUICK ,tiene 4 inven

    FOLLICQUICK ! Productos Naturales para Alopecia Areata and Genetic y la Cosmética Natural ! La Naturaleza es cómplice de nuestra salud y bienestar para toda la familia y la belleza del ser Humano! Este producto es Tópico ! Orgánico ! No tiene problemas para tu salud , en 30 días se ve la diferencia , FOLLICQUICK ! Es tan maravilloso que también retiene los problemas de Alopecia ! Desde los 15 años lo puede usar , cuando se hace blichado en su pelo ! O decoloración ! Sirve para darle la hidratación perdida y le da un brillo Natural. Este…

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  18. l

    ciao

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  19. I need help in figuring out how I can translate videos in my presentations

    I need help in figuring out how I can translate videos in my presentations. If someone could reach out to me I would appreciate it. Thank you.

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  20. Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379) How to solve this?

    Getting this error. How can I solve it?
    Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379)

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