Use Yandex Translate to translate individual words and expressions, as well as text from websites and mobile apps.
You can use the Quick translate feature for translations in third-party apps. It is only available on mobile devices running on Android 6.0-9.0. You can use it if the app developer gave other apps permission to read and edit text .
To translate text in a third-party app, select it and choose Yandex Translate in the drop-down menu.
- Method 1
Click and enable the Quick translate option in the upper right corner. If the option is enabled, the Yandex Translate icon will be displayed on the notification bar.
Copy the desired text and click the notification: the translation window will then open automatically.
- Method 2
In a third-party app, select a text in a language other than the system language , and select Translate in the context menu. A window with the translation will appear.
In messengers, you can use this feature to translate text from the input field, but not incoming messages.
- Using a keyboard
- Add keyboards for the necessary languages in your device settings. If you can't find the right keyboard in the settings, download one from Google Play or the . As soon as you start typing, the service detects the language and suggests words. The translation appears as soon as you enter the first word.
- Voice input
- Note. This feature is available online for English, Russian, Ukrainian, and Turkish.
To enable voice input, tap . You need to select your language manually before using voice input.
The list of languages supported on Android devices varies depending on the OS version. You can check in your device settings ().
To delete the input text, swipe left in the text field or tap the cross to the right of the source text.
To return to your previous translation, swipe right in the text field. You can view all your translations in the History collection.
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It's possible you don't have the necessary translation files installed. Check the list of languages in the device settings () and install the translation files you need.
- It's possible that the text you entered consists of spaces, punctuation marks, links, or email addresses. To make sure that text-to-speech works, enter words, numbers, or letters.
It's possible you don't have the necessary translation files installed.
Check the list of languages in the device settings () and install the translation files you need.