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Change Chrome languages & translate webpages

You can change the language Chrome uses and have Chrome translate webpages for you.

Translate webpages in Chrome

When you come across a page written in a language 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 webpage written in another language.
  3. At the bottom, tap Translate.
  4. Chrome will translate the webpage this one time.
    • To always translate from this language, switch the "Always translate [language]" setting to On On.
  5. Tap Done.

Not working? You can try refreshing the webpage. If you can't tap Translate, the language might not be available for translation. Learn 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 you don't understand.

Turn off translation

You can control whether Chrome will offer to translate webpages.

  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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