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      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Translator for iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

      Translations on WeChat are indeed limited.

      You can translate a message that is in a different language to you device language.

      The other way around it does not work. You cannot share a message you have translated directly to WeChat as it will give you an error message.

      The workaround is to select the text and use copy and paste.

      Best regards, Gwenda, Microsoft Translator Team

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          under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Translator for iOS » iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

          Why I can’t type in, add in, on to correct a word after the sentence typed..To be able to correct or add in a word after the sentence has been typed or pasted.

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            started  ·  32 comments  ·  Translator for iOS » iOS Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

            Hi,

            Thanks all for commenting on the forum. We are aware that this is a bug and we are working on having this fixed. I'll make sure to let you know as soon as the issue is resolved. Our apologies for the long wait and the inconvenience this is causing.

            Kindly,
            Gwenda
            Microsoft Translator Team

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              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  General » The app in general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

              The app is in the language of my choice but the FAQ isn't. Can you please change that as well?

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                under review  ·  12 comments  ·  General » Speech Translations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                In translator popup there is no speaker icon next to word to be translated,
                there is only speaker icon for translated word. Why you don't allow users
                to hear translate from word? If I translate from English to my native
                Polish, I would like to hear pronunciation of an English word I don't know
                and thus need to look up. I think it is quite natural. Google translate got
                it really well (not trying to offend but rather to prove my point)

                AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                I wish we could have audio for both source and destination language.

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                  AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                  ‎Is it possible to save in text data in the live chat? ‎‎ You want to use as the minutes.‎

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                    under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Translator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                    How do I write Japanese kanji into the translator? I can't type it in because I can't pronounce it which would enable me to type it phoneticaly and select the kanji character from the selection generated by the keyboard. Google Translate allows you to hand write letters and kanji.

                    AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                    Whether it's text that has been written on paper or on a device ...

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                      AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                      need sound everywhere i go in the app n need phonetics under the translated words to help speak and learn good that's all .

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                        under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Translator for Android » Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                        suggest support PNG pictures in camera mode.

                        since the default screenshot​ format is png

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                          under review  ·  53 comments  ·  General » Quality of translations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                          provide gender of the translated words

                          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                          Peace: May I ask whether you update the version can be improved, to increase some of the personal use of text storage dictionary features, to facilitate the voice input function, the display is the use of personal text, such as: some names, some professional nouns, some less familiar with the text, can be used in the personal use of text storage dictionary, after the voice input allows to apply their own text storage dictionary, so that is not the voice input is not the correct text of our request, thank you for your understanding and reference to improve

                          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                          Please make the offline dictionaries available offline so I can see more translations for every word

                          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                          The app has no syntax protocals. It also offers only one translation of a word. A dictionary might have 6 meanings for one word. The Yucatec Maya is unforgiving with spelling. Most Mayas cannot write it. Therefore, it is hard to search a word when you are not sure of accents or long vowels...

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                            under review  ·  Robert responded

                            Microsoft Translator on Android and Android Wear now supports transliteration for Chinese (Simplified), which means you can get Pinyin characters for Mandarin translations. Please download the latest version and try it out.

                            AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                            add pinyin to the bing translator website

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                              AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                              Please add Cantonese as a downloadable language

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                                under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Translator for Android » Android Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                How do I get the app on my Android phone to communicate with my smart watch
                                (Zenwatch2)?

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                                  under review  ·  9 comments  ·  General » The app in general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                  ‎I like good App but would be excellent if you could have a choice of progressive voice, let me explain (if I want to watch a movie, you should only put the microphone and she (App) should translate into instant text without stopping‎

                                  AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                  While your app runs in the background I would like to be able to have translated the conversations I hear in YouTube, radio or any other application in real time.

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                                    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  How do I get my language supported? » 1 - Text  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      under review  ·  10 comments  ·  How do I get my language supported?  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                      Hi, Thanks for your suggestion.
                                      My apologies but I don't understand Arabic. Does Translator not recognize these as 2 different words?
                                      Best regards,
                                      Gwenda
                                      Microsoft Translator Team

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                                        under review  ·  14 comments  ·  General » Quality of translations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                        Referring to the fact that you must hit the clear button twice. Once to
                                        clear the translation and once to retype the word. A bit awkward when you
                                        are trying to translate quickly and end up with multiple words in the bar.

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                                          4 comments  ·  Translator for Android » Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                          Hello and thanks for your message. Can you please let us know what you think is going wrong?
                                          Best regards,
                                          Gwenda
                                          Microsoft Translator Team

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                                            under review  ·  9 comments  ·  General » The app in general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                            AdminGwenda (Admin, Microsoft Translator) commented  · 

                                            Send your translation as a text message by tapping the share icon and by tapping the text icon . Enter the phone number of the recipient you want to send the message to or tap the contact list to find all your contacts and choose the one you want to use. Tap “DONE” at the top of the page and tap SEND and your text message will be sent.

                                            Best regards,
                                            Gwenda
                                            Microsoft Translator Team

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