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Auto Translate a Page content in Edge browser on Android

Are you looking to translate pages automatically in Edge on Android? Learn how to convert content into your preferred language using the built-in translator.

The Edge browser is integrated with Bing Translate, automatically detecting the foreign language and translating it into the selected output.

We can select any desired outputs or languages from a long list for the translation. We can also disable the auto-translation if not required.

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In this guide, we have shared the steps to translate the page content in Microsoft Edge on Android.

Translating the Page Content with Microsoft Translator

The translate option is enabled by default. However, you can cross-check and validate it’s working. The Edge won’t invoke the translation bar without the translate option enabled. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Edge app on Android.
  2. Tap the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu for options and choose the Settings icon.
  3. Tap on the General menu and select Microsoft Translator.
  4. Enable the toggle switch for the Translate Pages option.
  5. Now, open any website not in the native language (e.g., Japanese or Chinese).
    Translate Japanese to English using Bing on Edge AndroidA translate pop-up bar will invoke, asking whether to translate the webpage to preferred.
  6. Tap on the preferred language (ex: English) in the bar for translation.

The document in Japanese or Chinese will be translated into English. You can also change the default preferred language from English to anything you choose.

Configuring the Microsoft Translation Settings

One can choose and change the default translation language from the translation bar appearing on the website. We can also reset the translation settings under Settings > Translate > Reset translate settings.

Here are the steps to configure the translation options:

  1. Launch the Edge Android app.
  2. Open any website that’s in a native language (e.g., Japanese or Chinese).
    It will invoke the translate pop-up bar.
  3. Tap on the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu for options.
  4. Select More languages from the available options.
    Microsoft Edge Android supported languages for translation
  5. Choose the language from the list for auto-translation.

The foreign text will automatically change to the selected language.

Enabling the Auto-Translation for Unknown Languages

Auto-translation automatically detects the foreign language and translates it into the selected language. Hence, we no longer need to request a translation manually. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Open any website that’s non-native language.
    It will open the translate options bar.
  3. Tap on the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu for options.
  4. Select the ‘Always translate the page in X language to Y‘ option.
    Microsoft Edge Auto Translation in Android

It will automatically translate the page from the X-language to the Y-preferred language. You can also turn off the auto-translation from the same options menu by selecting the option — Turn off auto-translation.

Video Demo on Translating Pages in Edge on Android

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Bottom Line

The Edge browser uses Bing Translator to translate a website page into the selected language. You also have the option to choose auto-translation, which will automatically translate the page into the desired output language.

Edge also lets you configure it into any other language. You can use the translation options to configure it per your preferences.

Similarly, you can enable the page translation in Edge on a computer. Even the desktop browser allows you to choose and change the default output language.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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