Google Translate

If you came across a webpage that is written in a different language or if you encounter a foreign term that you don’t understand, Google Translate is definitely a go-to place to give you the translation you need. Interestingly, there are many ways to access Google Translate since it is already integrated with many Google Products. You can access it on a web browser, via browser extension or add-ons, or through apps like Google Lens. However, if you want to embrace the full function of Google Translate, you might consider downloading the standalone Google Translate app on your device.

Google TranslateHow does the Google Translate app work?

Using the Google Translate app is both simple and fun. The core function of the app is to translate pages or texts from one language to another in just a matter of seconds. Simply download the app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store to get started. Google Translate, much like other Google apps, comes with a simple and user-friendly interface that you can easily navigate and explore. Once downloaded, the app will prompt you immediately to the main screen. It features a text box where you can enter the text you want to translate. Above the text box are two drop-down menus that allow you to set the languages you want your texts to be translated to.

If you are translating special characters, you can also use the pen tool to write or draw the characters. You can also use the voice assistant feature that converts your recordings to texts and translate it to your preferred language. Google Translate also has a Camera translation feature which is very much similar to Google Lens. Take a photo and the app’s automatic language detection feature will do the job. Another interesting feature is the Conversation mode which can help you communicate with people who speaks a different language. You can also get the real-time translation and hear speech output in your language by pairing the app with Google Pixel Buds.

Google TranslateFeatures

Easy and Quick Translate– Translate texts easy and quick. The app comes with an easy tap feature that allows you to copy texts in any app and tap the Google Translate icon to translate

Offline Translation– No Internet? No Problem! With Google Translate, you can translate texts even without an Internet connection.

Camera Translation– Easily and quickly translate text in images by simply pointing your camera!

Conversations– Having a conversation with someone who speaks with different languages? This app allows you to translate bilingual conversations in real-time.

Handwriting Translation– Draw text characters instead of typing and get results faster than you ever imagine.

Phrasebook– Star and save translated words and phrases for future reference

Cross-device syncing– Log in to sync the phrasebook between app and desktop.

Google TranslateDownload & Install Google Translate

For Android

  1. Google Translate requires an Android version 6.0 or higher
  2. It has a Content Rating of (3+)
  3. For Android, the app size is 26 MB so it won’t really hurt much of your phone storage
  4. Google Translate requires a stable Internet connection but it also comes with offline features.
  5. The app will ask you to grant permission to access SMS, Wifi Connection information, Microphone, Contacts, identity, Storage, Camera, and more.

For iOS

  1. Google Translate for iOS requires iOS version 11.0 or later
  2. This app is compatible with various Apple products (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch)
  3. The Age Rating for Google Translate is (4+)
  4. Google Translate for iOS is currently on its version 6.13.1 with recent updates providing improvements, brand new offers, and more
  5. The download size for iOS is 97 MB
  6. The app is available in multiple languages

Download Google Translate