Download languages to use offline

You can download languages onto your device. This lets you translate them without an internet connection.

After you’ve downloaded a language to your device, you could be able to translate it using the camera. See languages that work with instant camera translations.

To avoid slow downloads or extra data usage charges, download languages only when you’re connected to Wi-Fi.

Choose and download languages

  1. Make sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the Translate app Translate app.
  3. On either side of the screen, tap the language at the top.
  4. Next to the language you want to download, tap Download Download. If it’s not there, the language can’t be downloaded.
  5. When asked to download the language file, tap Download.

Next to each language saved on your device, you’ll see Downloaded Downloaded.

Update or remove languages

  1. Make sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the Translate app Translate app.
  3. Tap Settings Settings and then Offline translation.
  4. You’ll see a list of the languages on your device.
    • To upgrade a language pack to a larger, higher-quality pack: Under the language, tap Upgrade.
    • To update a language on your device: Under the language, tap Update.
    • To delete a language from your device, tap Remove Remove the downloaded package. When asked if you want to remove the offline package, tap Ok.
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