iOS - How to do a text translation

To translate a text please take the following steps:

  • Open Microsoft Translator
  • Tap the keyboard icon 
  • Tap the from-language (which is to the left of the two arrows) 
  • Tap on the language you would like to translate from 
  • Tap on the to-language (which is to the right of the two arrows) 
  • Tap on the language you would like to translate to 
  • Tap on "Type to translate" at the top of your screen 
  • Type the sentence you would like to translate, and the translation will appear on your screen 
  • Tap the Enter key on your keyboard

You now have the option to either save the translation, share it with someone, listen to the translation where available or enlarge the translation.

When done tap "Close" at the top right of your screen.

To read more about how to use the app please go to the Frequently Asked Questions section in your app:

  • Open Microsoft Translator 
  • Tap on the gear lever at the bottom right of your screen 
  • Tap Help and Feedback and the list of Frequently Asked Questions will appear

Translator for iOS

  1. iOS - How to do a text translation
  2. iOS - How to save a translation
  3. iOS - How to delete translations in your history
  4. iOS - Where do I find transliterated text
  5. iOS - How to use auto-correct in the language you are translating from
  6. iOS - Where to find a dictionary
  7. iOS - Troubleshooting - wrong translations
  8. iOS - How to do a voice translation
  9. iOS - How to do speech translations with more than one person
  10. iOS - How to save a speech translation
  11. iOS - Troubleshooting voice translations
  12. iOS - Troubleshooting - The translations are spoken too fast
  13. iOS - Troubleshooting - The volume of the app is too low
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  15. iOS - Troubleshooting - Why can I not listen to the translation
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  17. iOS - How to save or share a camera translation
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  20. iOS - How to use Microsoft Translator while offline
  21. iOS - How to download languages for offline use
  22. iOS - How to use Microsoft Translator when you are offline
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  30. iOS - Why is my language not supported for Speech translations
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