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Use translated captions in Google Meet

You can use translated captions to translate English to or from these languages:
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

You can use translated captions to translate English into these languages:

  • Dutch (beta)
  • Indonesian (beta)
  • Japanese (Available on desktop and Android) (beta)
  • Mandarin (Simplified) (Available on desktop and Android) (beta)
  • Swedish (Available on desktop and Android) (beta)
  • Turkish (beta)
  • Vietnamese (beta)


Requirements to use translated captions

Translated captions are currently only available for the following Workspace editions:

  • Business Standard
  • Business Plus
  • Enterprise Starter
  • Enterprise Standard
  • Enterprise Plus
  • Teaching and learning upgrade
  • Education Plus

Turn on translated captions 

  1. On your Android device when you're in a meeting, to display call controls, tap the screen.
  2. Tap More controls More and then Settings Settings.
  3. Turn on live captions .
  4. Select the language of the call Closed caption.
  5. Tap Save.
  6. Tap Translation language .
  7. Select the language to translate into.
  8. Tap Save.
  9. To return to the main screen, tap Close .

Tip: Translated captions display on-screen in your selected language.

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