Translate a page to your language

Parlez-vous français ? Google Chrome's built-in translation bar helps you read more of the web, regardless of the language of the web page.

Look for the translation bar at the top of the page whenever you come across a page written in a language that isn't one of your preferred webpage languages. To translate the page, click Translate. To dismiss the translation bar without translating the page, click Nope.

Enable or disable the translation bar

  1. Click the Chrome menu Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the "Languages" section, use the "Offer to translate pages that aren't in a language I read" checkbox to adjust this feature.

Adjust translation bar settings

Click Options to customise how the translation bar will behave based on the language.

  • Select Always translate [language] to English to automatically translate pages written in this particular language.
  • Select the following to control whether the translation bar should show up for specific sites and languages:
    • Select Never translate [language] if you don't want to see the bar for the language you're viewing.
    • Select Never translate this site if you don't want to see the bar for pages within the site you're visiting.
  • Right-click any page and select Translate to English, even if you disable the translation bar for a site or language. Note: If you choose this option the translation bar will be re-enabled for the site and language.
  • The translation bar is triggered whenever you visit a page that isn't written in one of your preferred webpage languages. Learn how to adjust your webpage language preferences in Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS.