Translate documents and websites

You can translate websites and documents on some devices.

Translate websites

Important: This feature isn't supported in all regions.

  1. In your browser, go to Google Translate.
  2. At the top, click Websites.
  3. We recommend setting the original language to 'Detect language'.
  4. In the 'Website', enter a URL.
  5. Click Go Translate.

Switch between original and translated websites

When you open a translated website, you can switch between the original and translated versions.

On medium to large screens

  • Option 1: At the top left, click the language tabs.
  • Option 2: At the top right, click the down arrow Down Arrow to open the drop-down menu. Select Translation or Original.

On small screens

  • Option 1: At the top left, click the language tabs.
  • Option 2: At the top right, click More More. In the expanded menu, next to ‘Show original page’, click the switch  to change between the original and translated website.

Change the language of a translated website

After you open a translated website, you can change the translation language.

  1. Check that you’re on the translated website.
  2. At the top, in the translation language tab, click the down arrow Down arrow.
Tip: If you think that the original language of the website is incorrect, click the the original language tab and then Down arrow Down arrow.

Website translation widget

If you’re an academic institution or government, nonprofit or non-commercial website, you may be eligible to sign up for the Google Translate website translator shortcut. This tool translates web content into over 100 languages. To get the website translator shortcut, sign up on our website translation form.

Translate documents

You can translate documents up to 10 MB in any of these formats: .docx, .pdf, .pptx, .xlsx. PDF files must be 300 pages or fewer. To translate more documents or larger documents, learn about the Cloud Translation API.

Important: Document translation isn’t currently supported on smaller screens or mobile.
  1. In your browser, go to Google Translate.
  2. At the top, click Documents.
  3. Choose the languages to translate to and from.
    • To automatically set the original language of a website, click Detect language.
  4. Click Browse your computer.
  5. Select the file that you want to translate.
  6. Click View translation or Download translation.
    • This phrase changes based on your document format.
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