Translate a bilingual conversation

In some languages, you can use the Google Translate app to translate both sides of a conversation between two languages.

Talk and translate with Google Translate

Step 1: Start the conversation

  1. Open the Translate app Translate.
  2. In the top-left and top-right corners, tap the language shown and then tap a language one of you speaks.
  3. Tap Speak Speak.
  4. Say something and listen for the translation.
  5. Tap Speak Speak.

Step 2: Keep talking

Once you’ve started the conversation, Translate will translate anything said in either language into the other one.

  • To hear a translation again, tap the top text box.
  • To stop or start translating, tap Speak Speak.
  • To finish translating, in the top left tap Back Back.
  • To save translated words in your history, tap Translate Translate.
Languages you can have a conversation in
  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese
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