INFORMATION

Updated:
BundleID:
com.google.android.apps.translate
Version:
Latest
Category:
Tools
Required:
Android
Rating:
8478360
Publish:
2022-07-20
Price:
Free
Developer:

WHAT'S NEW

Bug fixes and improvements

SCREENSHOT

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DESCRIPTION

• Text translation: Translate between 108 languages by typing
• Tap to Translate: Copy text in any app and tap the Google Translate icon to translate (all languages)
• Offline: Translate with no internet connection (59 languages)
• Instant camera translation: Translate text in images instantly by just pointing your camera (94 languages)
• Photos: Take or import photos for higher quality translations (90 languages)
• Conversations: Translate bilingual conversations on the fly (70 languages)
• Handwriting: Draw text characters instead of typing (96 languages)
• Phrasebook: Star and save translated words and phrases for future reference (all languages)
• Cross-device syncing: Login to sync phrasebook between app and desktop
• Transcribe: Continuously translate someone speaking a different language in near real-time (8 languages)

Translations between the following languages are supported:
Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Odia (Oriya), Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Scots Gaelic, Serbian, Sesotho, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu

Permissions Notice
Google Translate may ask for permission to access the following features:
• Microphone for speech translation
• Camera for translating text via the camera
• SMS for translating text messages
• External storage for downloading offline translation data
• Accounts and credentials for signing-in and syncing across devices

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REVIEWS

RKT

this new update definitely prioritizes form over function. checking my history is annoying, and using the "tap to translate" feature in the notification bar is now essentially no quicker than just opening the app itself. it used to be a one handed process; I could highlight the text I wanted to translate, hit copy, and the Tap to Translate feature would just translate the most recent thing in my clipboard. now, I both have to manually hit "paste", and erase whatever I previously translated. bad.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve the Translate experience across all devices, We'll share your feedback with them. Thanks.

Parsa

The accent of the speaker has changed from American English to British English and does not change in any way, even when I change the region. 😡😡😡 The translation reversal, which used to be done with a symbol, has gone to the menu section, which is more difficult to access. Translation history that was once readily available no longer exists. Please include these in the next update.
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Hi there. We're sorry to hear about your experience. Could you please describe the issue you're experiencing in the Google Translate Help Community so we can investigate further: https://goo.gle/2tkDc6j? Thanks.

Bob

Occasionally, it tells me it can't translate because it's offline, even when I'm connected to the internet. I verified I was connected by using the browser version. I tried uninstalling then reinstalling, but the issue still occurs periodically. It does work offline with downloaded languages, but only after turning on airplane mode.
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Hi Bob. Let’s enable “Airplane Mode” from phone Settings to be completely offline & try again. If that doesn’t help, ensure that the correct languages are selected on the home screen. If they are, delete the languages using the Trash can icon - reconnect to WiFi or change your Data Usage settings & download the languages again. Thanks.

Soren

Seriously, this history thing is really pissing me off. At least give me a button on the main screen to quickly access history. Don't make me go up into a layered hidden option. Not even all of my history is saving. It's more sporadic, if it's in the mood to save. It was better before the update. Thanks for screwing up a perfectly good app, Google. Good job.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve the Translate experience across all devices, We'll share your feedback with them. Thanks.

Bryne..

Review for current version only - it's so much less helpful than before. Extra steps now required to get the translation, and it is not intuitive like it was before. I would love to go back to the previous version that automatically gave pop up translation, and had the history visible by default.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve the Translate experience across all devices, We'll share your feedback with them. Thanks.

ce

App is ruined with the "new" interface. Many features removed or worthless. The write in functionality is most notable, you cannot resize the window anymore for larger writing space. Using this app in split screen mode and trying to use the write in feature makes it only smaller and harder to use while multitasking. In landscape mode you cannot select write in mode because in order for the button to appear, you need to tap the text box; Which in landscape the keyboard covers it completely.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve the Translate experience across all devices, We'll share your feedback with them. Thanks.

Shauna

This app was awesome until recently...tap to translate was just what I needed...popped up when I needed it...invisible when I didn't. Now to have quick translation I have to have that stupid floating icon that I keep hitting accidentally. I have a small screen...no extra real estate for that. Also extra steps. I don't like what you've done to the app!! Please give us back the old tap to translate!! PLEASE!
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Hi Shauna. To dismiss the Tap to Translate bubble, you can hold and drag it to the bottom of the screen. For full detail to make changes to Tap to translate settings, please visit this article: https://goo.gle/3vZ3INW. Hope that helps.

Rachele

Since the last update, I have been unable to use the app "offline". In fact, the language that I had downloaded for offline use disappeared and I am no longer able to download it. When I hit the download arrow next to the language in the app, it doesn't do anything. The interface is not great anymore either, you could easily see your previous translations before the update and now you have to pull up or down and leave your screen to scroll to see previous translations. 👎
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Hi Rachele. We're sorry to hear about your experience. Could you please describe the issue you're experiencing in the Google Translate Help Community so we can investigate further: https://goo.gle/2tkDc6j? Thanks.

Elton

Despise the new UI. The history is much harder to look through. Great "improvement" (sarcasm expressed) Edit/reply: i did not have to use that step to get to the history, it was perfectly obvious to see and understand in a list for before without having to open a sub-menu. And the previous method to look through translation history was in a newest to oldest order, but now it's in some new kind of order that makes it difficult to look through. Completely unnecessary update.
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Hi Elton. Thanks for using Google Translate. There are 2 ways to access History now! 1) Vertical swipe from top to down from Home screen of the app. 2) Open the app - On the top right, tap Account menu - History. More info here: https://goo.gle/2YiIz3J. Hope this helps.

Brad

CAN NO LONGER DOWNLOAD LANGUAGES! Yes, I used to be able to do this just days ago. Yes, my settings allow for both wifi and data. Yes, I've tried both. Yes, I've updated everything. Yes, I've restarted. Yes, I've emailed Support days ago. EDIT: Google's garbage reply below suggests that I'm unaware of how the process *should* work rather than addressing the app's inability to perform as intended.
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Hi there. Thanks for reaching out. To view and manage your downloaded languages, tap "Downloaded Languages" under Account menu in the Google Translate app. More info: https://goo.gle/2QvJRCO. Hope this helps.

Brandon

This was my most-used app thanks to the tap to translate feature. I moved to a country where I don't speak the native language so this was so essential. This update made it so much more complicated. Edit per your response: I know I can dismiss the bubble. This defeats the entire purpose. Why can't the bubble only appear when I copy text as it did before and disappear after I translate it? Copy/pasting now takes much longer with more clicks. It was an amazing feature and you ruined it.
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Thank you for reporting this issue, Brandon. We've identified the problem and we appreciate your patience as we work to resolve it as quickly as we can.

Maja

This app used to be top notch until you had this last upgrade.... I think the changes made it a lot less efficient. Eg; the 'tap to translate' is'nt as sleek as before, now you have to 'paste' first.... And again, assuming you're translating from English to Spanish and then choose translate from Spanish to English, it doesn't swap back like it used to, you have to go back and change it back(the language, the one beneath) unlike before. Please just bring back the previous version. Thank you.

JahJa..

I really hate this upgrade. I use this app everyday living in mexico. I used to be able to copy text and hit the floating icon and have it Auto translated. Now I have to clear the previous translation and then make an extra click to translate the new one, and do that each time. It's extremely annoying to have to clear out old translations before getting new ones when I have copied the text and it doesn't automatically translate it. Please go back to the old version that didn't suck.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve the Translate experience across all devices, We'll share your feedback with them. Thanks.

John

Like everything else Google does, 'improve' means several steps back. Android Auto used to work just fine launching when I turned on my car. Even a year after it was supposed to be back, nope. Same for translate. I spend twice as much time picking the language as I did before. It doesn't figure out I'm only using 2 languages, but let's show options for 200.
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Hi John. We're sorry to hear about your experience. Could you please describe the issue you're experiencing in the Google Translate Help Community so we can investigate further: https://goo.gle/2tkDc6j? Thanks.

Matthew

4/7 Update: They fixed it, it's a new layout but it works! The new update is horrendous, they went and tried to make it look cleaner (I guess) but in the process made it more complicated, harder to find things or change languages, and a big one... When you swapped languages it would automatically turn your keyboard to the language you chose, now it just stays in English until you manually switch. Very disappointed in the new app, I'll be trying to find an old apk to download.
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Hi Matthew. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve Translate experience across all devices, Please submit your feedback directly with the product team: Open app - Tap Account Menu - Help & Feedback. Appreciate it!

BIGMAN

This app helps a lot. Can you please add the option to use the default voice settings on a person's device. I use UK male voice as default on assistant but this translate keep outputting with a female voice. I want to talk to someone as a man not a female. It sounds weird. This should be something that could have been fixed a long time ago. We all don't have to use female voice.

Marc

5 ⭐ in capability for translation. 3 ⭐ in that it is too focused, almost like tunnel vision. That part is still there. But I appreciate the fact that when going from one language to another especially in a different form of alphabet, it brings up the correct keyboard for that translation. There are other adjustments that I highly appreciate. Current rating: 4 ⭐
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve Translate experience across all devices, Please submit your feedback directly with the product team: Open app - Tap Account Menu - Help & Feedback. Appreciate it!

Marcus

Poor speech recognition and getting worse!! Again, I use this app to communicate with my wife on a daily basis. She speaks exclusively Mandarin. It seems that the performance of this app has deteriorated instead of getting better with updates. The app does not recognize simple words in the context they are meant. For example names. I said my brothers name (Jim)but the app translated it as the word (gym) in the sentence. There are other speech recognition issues as well that need fixing.
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Hi Marcus. We recognize that speech recognition is not perfect and we continually try to improve the same over time. Appreciate you sharing your feedback. You can also share it with the product team by following these steps: Open Google Translate - On the top left, tap on the three-line menu - Tap on Help & Feedback. Thank you!

Guest

After the updated crashes. It works the best of the translators out there. It misses alot of translations. Make sure the other person understands to ask you to clarify. You will get some wierd translations in the speech version so always check to make sure it captured the original input correctly. The update made the app worse for the user experience. Google seems to love to develop a great app or idea. People get hooked on it and then Google changes it or discontinues the app
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Hi there. Thanks for your review. We understand that speech recognition isn't perfect and are trying continuously to improve it. You can also share your feedback with our product team: Open Google Translate app - Tap Account menu - Help and feedback. Appreciate it.

Chas

The new format gets a 1 star. The new version is so very bad - you can't go wrong by bringing back the older version. I rarely curse but the new rendition has provoked some strong language. I'm sure your developers are smarter than I, but I am perplexed; trying to discern how they could essentially decimate something that was very functional / efficient.
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Hi there. We'd like our users to have the best possible experience with Google Translate app. The product team is constantly working to improve Translate experience across all devices, Please submit your feedback directly with the product team: Open app - Tap Account Menu - Help & Feedback. Appreciate it!

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