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Change Chrome languages & translate web pages

You can change the language that Chrome uses and have Chrome translate web pages for you.

Translate web pages in Chrome

Whenever you come across a page written in a language that you don't understand, you can use Chrome to translate the page:

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Go to a web page written in another language.
  3. At the bottom, tap Translate.
  4. Chrome will translate the web page this one time.
    • To always translate from this language, switch the 'Always translate [language]' setting to On On.
  5. Tap Finished.

Not working? You can try refreshing the web page. If you can't tap Translate, the language might not be available for translation. Find and set which languages to have Chrome translate for you.

Change your default translation settings

By default, Chrome offers to translate pages written in a language that you don't understand.

Turn off translation

You can control whether Chrome will offer to translate web pages.

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top-right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Site settings and then Google Translate.
  4. Switch the setting to Off Off.
Undo 'always translate' or 'never translate' for a language

If you chose to always translate a language but you've changed your mind, you can delete your translation preferences.

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top-right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Tap Site settings and then Google Translate.
  4. Tap Reset translate settings

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