Translate a bilingual conversation

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Translate app Translate.
  2. At the bottom, select the languages for your conversation.
  3. On the bottom, tap Conversation .
    • The microphone automatically detects when one language stops and the other language starts.
  4. To hear a translation, tap any part of the text.
  5. To pause or resume translation, tap Speak Speak .
  6. To exit translation, at the top, tap Back Back.

Auto language detection

By default, the language of the speech is automatically detected. To turn off auto detection and enable manual detection:

  1. Tap Auto Language Detection .
  2. Tap the microphones below either language before speaking.

Face to face mode

In the face to face mode, each speaker can view the transcription and translation of each of their own languages on each half of the screen.

  1. To view translations in the face to face mode, tap Face to face .
  2. To pause or resume translation, tap Speak Speak.
  3. To exit face to face mode, tap Close Close X.

Auto playback

When Auto playback is turned on, the app automatically reads translations when a speaker pauses.

  1. At the top of the Translate app, tap Settings
  2. Turn Auto playback on or off.

Tip: To adjust text size, tap Settings . Then, use the slider.

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