Translating text in images

To translate text from photos and images:
  1. Tap at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Point your camera at the text. Yandex.Translate immediately tries to translate it. You don't need to take a photo.

    To select an image on your device, tap the image icon on the right. To take a photo, tap the camera icon on the left.

    • If you want to change image orientation, tap .
    • To translate an individual word, tap it. You will see a dictionary entry with examples from literature and movies.

You can copy the translated text into the text input field. To do this, tap .


    I can't launch the camera
    Check your input language. Below is a list of languages that are recognized in images:
    Azerbaijani Polish
    English Portuguese
    Bashkir Russian
    Bosnian Tajik
    Greek Tartar
    Spanish Turkish
    Italian Uzbek
    Kazakh Ukrainian
    Kirghiz French
    Chinese Czech
    German Japanese
    The camera doesn't recognize text

    The app doesn't identify blurred or skewed images as well as italics and hand-written text. Try to take a clear photo.

    The image came out black or distorted

    Contact our support team. Describe your problem in as much detail as possible and attach a screenshot before you submit your message.