Browser (classic interface)

Translator. General. Desktop.

Classic Yandex.Browser automatically detects the language of a loaded page and opens the translation bar for foreign-language pages:

  • Click the Translate to English button to have the browser translate the text on this page to English.

  • If the browser has incorrectly detected the language on the page, choose it manually by clicking  Translate from another language<name of language>.

Restriction. If your browser's language is Chinese, Japanese, or Kazakh, the translation panel will not appear.

If you do not want the translation bar to appear for foreign-language pages:

  1. Click  Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Languages section, disable the Suggest to translate page if language differs from browser language option to turn off the page translator.

You can also disable page translation for just a specific foreign language:

  1. Go to any page in the language for which you want to disable translation.
  2. Click  Never translate from <name of language> .
  1. Click  Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Languages section, click Language and input settings.
  4. If the desired language is not in the list, click the Add button. In the drop-down list, select the language and click OK. The language appears in the browser's list of languages.
  5. Make sure that the option Offer to translate pages in this language is turned off for the selected language.
  6. Click Done.

If you turned off page translation for a specific language and now you want to turn it back on:

  1. Click  Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Languages section, click the Language and input settings button.
  4. Choose the appropriate language and enable the Offer to translate pages in this language option.
  5. Click Done.
  • To see translation for a word, point the mouse at it, then press and hold Shift.
  • To translate several words or sentences, select them and click the button that appears at the end of the selected text.
Note.  If a word or sentence is found in several foreign languages, the translator will allow you to select the language you need. To see all translations of a word or sentence, click Yandex.Translate.
  1. Click  Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Languages section, disable the Offer to translate words and phrases of highlighted text and Translate words by pointing cursor and clicking Shift options.

Re-translating a page

After translating a page, the user can choose a different language and translate the page again. This is useful for translating a page to a specific language other than the user's native language.

To re-translate a page:

  1. Translate the page to your native language.
  2. Click Change language<name of language>.