Translate text

You can translate words or phrases by typing them into the Translate app.

Translate text

  1. Open the Translate app .
  2. On the Home screen, touch the language buttons at the top of the screen to select the languages to translate between.
  3. Type the words you want translated in the box.
  4. Touch Done or Go. The translation will show in blue on the screen.

Tip: To see your translation in full screen mode, turn your device sideways.

Listen to your translation

Supported languages will show the Listen icon next to your translation . Touch the icon to hear your translation.

Find the definition of a translated word

When you translate a single word, you may see a simple dictionary underneath the translation that shows parts of speech and possible word variations.

Translate SMS messages (Android only)

  1. Open the Translate app .
  2. On the Translate home screen, touch the Menu icon Menu icon > SMS translation.
  3. Touch the message you want to translate.