Translate as you type

You can translate text into a different language while typing on Gboard.

Important: Some of these steps work only on Android 7.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version. See which languages can be translated.
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, install Gboard.
  2. Open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  3. Tap an area where you can enter text.
  4. At the top of the keyboard, tap Open features menu Open features menu.
  5. Tap Translate Translate.
  6. Pick the language to translate from.
  7. Pick the language to translate into.
  8. Enter your text. You'll get a preview as you type. You can tap the preview to see variations of the translation.
  9. To use the translation, tap Select Done.
Tip: To close the window, tap Close features menu Close features menu.
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