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Translate with handwriting or virtual keyboard

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

  1. Go to the Google Translate page.
  2. Next to "Detect language", click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  3. Click the language to translate from. Each language offers different keyboards.
  4. In the bottom left corner of the white text box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  5. Click the keyboard you want to use. The keyboard or drawing area appears 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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