Translate text in other apps
You can translate text in other apps with the Google Translate app. Here's how:
When Tap to Translate is on, you can copy text from any app on your Android device and translate it to another language.
Note: Your text will be sent to Google for translation only after you tap the Google Translate icon. Your text isn’t sent if you don't tap the icon.
Use Tap to Translate
- In any app with text that you can copy, select and copy the text that you want to translate.
- Tap Translate . The copied text is sent to Google and instantly translated.
Turn off Tap to Translate
- Open the Translate app .
- At the top-left, tap Menu Settings.
- Tap Tap to Translate.
- Untick Enable Tap to Translate.