Translate with handwriting or virtual keyboard

You can type or draw letters or symbols that your keyboard doesn’t have using Google Translate’s virtual keyboard.

  1. Go to Google Translate.
  2. Next to "Detect language," click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  3. Click the language to translate from. Each language has different keyboards.
  4. At the bottom left of the white text box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  5. Click the keyboard you want to use. The keyboard or drawing area shows below the white text box.
  6. Use the keyboard to type or draw what you want to translate.

Note: To hide the keyboard, click Close Close.

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