Translating text and websites
- Translate a webpage
- Switch the language
- Copy the translation
- Delete the entered text with one gesture
- Restore the text previously entered in the input field
- Translate texts in third-party apps
- Turn the automatic language detection on or off
- Type text in any language (for instance, Thai)
- View translations in full-screen mode
- Sync the Favorites lists
- Open translation history
- Use Apple Watch and Android Wear
- Translation problems when using multiple languages in the source text
Translate a webpage
Enter the address of the website you want to translate in the text entry field. Then tap Translate site.
Choose the target language if needed.
- Launch Safari and open a webpage.
- Tap .
- In the menu that appears, tap More in the bottom row and then choose Translate from the list. Tap Done to finish.
To translate a webpage, tap and choose Translate.
The language of the page will be detected automatically and translated into the language you have selected in your iOS settings.
Switch the language
To change the source or the target language, tap the language and choose the language you need from the list.
To switch the translation direction, tap .
Copy the translation
Tap on the translation. You should see the pop-up message “Translation copied”.
Delete the entered text with one gesture
Delete text by swiping left in the text field.
Restore the text previously entered in the input field
Restore the text by swiping right in the text field.
You can also find translations of previous texts in your History.
Translate texts in third-party apps
Yandex.Translate can only be used in third-party apps if the developer granted other applications the right to read and change text.
Yandex.Translate can translate words, texts, and whole sites, as well as text you want to understand in other apps on your device.
Highlight the text you wish to translate in your third party app, and choose Yandex.Translate in the context menu that appears.
Turn the automatic language detection on or off
Go to Settings and toggle the Detect language option on or off.
Type text in any language (for instance, Thai)You can set up the keyboards you need in your mobile device's settings.
View translations in full-screen mode
To view the translated text in full screen mode, tap .
Sync the Favorites lists
You can view the words from the Favorites list from any device — computer, smartphone or tablet. To do this, sync the lists across all devices:
- Log in to the service and mobile app.
- Open the mobile app.
Open translation history
The History saves all translated texts.
In the top right corner of the app screen, tap and choose History.
If the button is missing, press the menu button on your smartphone. Choose Settings from the list and enable the appropriate options.
Use Apple Watch and Android WearSay a word or a phrase — the translation will appear on the watch screen.
Translation problems when using multiple languages in the source text
Click the language in the source block and disable the Detect language option.