Android - 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 "Start typing…" 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, enlarge the translation or listen to the translation where available. 
  • When done tap "x" 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 three dots at the top right of your screen.
  • Tap Feedback and Help.

Translator for Android

  1. Android - How to do a text translation
  2. Android - How to save a translation
  3. Android - How to delete translations in your history
  4. Android - Where do I find transliterated text
  5. Android - How to use auto-correct in the language you are translating from
  6. Android - Where to find a dictionary
  7. Android - How to use "Copy and Paste"
  8. Android - Troubleshooting - wrong translations
  9. Android - How to do a voice translation
  10. Android - How to do speech translations with more than one person
  11. Android - How to save a speech translation
  12. Android - Troubleshooting speech translations
  13. Android - Troubleshooting - the translations are spoken too fast
  14. Android - Troubleshooting - Why can I not use voice translations even though my language is available
  15. Android - Troubleshooting - Why can I not listen to the translation
  16. Android - How to do a camera translation
  17. Android - How to save or share a camera translation
  18. Android - How to change the languages in the Phrasebook
  19. Android - What translator features are available for offline use
  20. Android - How to use Microsoft Translator while offline
  21. Android - How to download languages for offline use
  22. Android - How to use Microsoft Translator when you are offline
  23. Android - Troubleshooting - when you cannot translate while offline
  24. Android - Troubleshooting - Download of language pack is not working
  25. Android - How can I change the voice from male to female and vice versa?
  26. Android - Translating profanities and the profanity filter
  27. Android - How to share the Microsoft Translator app
  28. Android - Troubleshooting - Accidentally not given the right permissions in the app
  29. Android - How do I get my language supported
  30. Android - Why is my language not supported for Speech translations

Feedback and Knowledge Base