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Translate Page Content in Google Chrome on Android

The Chrome browser is integrated with Google Translate, which helps detect foreign languages and translations.

We can configure the Translate option by selecting the desired output language and automatic translation; the browser will auto-detect foreign text and translate the entire line by line.

In this guide, I have shared the video tutorial and written instructions about:

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How to Translate a Page Content or Text in Chrome on Android

Use the ‘Translate’ option

This is the primary way to translate any website and invoke the translation bar in Chrome Android. The translation bar has multiple options, making your translation better and more automated.

Chrome browser’s ability to translate pages is a handy feature if you spend a lot of time browsing international websites or articles.

  1. Launch the Chrome app for Android.
  2. Access any webpage that you want to translate.
  3. Tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon options and select Translate… from the list.
    Chrome Android Translate Option
  4. A Google Translation bar will appear at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Tap on More vertical 3-dots icon in the translation bar.
    Google Translate Bar in Chrome Android Option Menu
  6. Select the desired option for automatic translation based on your needs.
  7. Select the ‘More languages‘ option to change your default translation.
    Chrome Android Translate More Languages

This way, your accessed web page will automatically translate to the selected language.

Google Translate currently supports multiple local and international languages; all options are available under the More Languages menu.

If you’ve chosen the auto-translate option, the next time you visit a foreign language website, Chrome will automatically translate and display the text.

Bottom Line

Chrome can translate many foreign and native languages into readable text formats. If you visit any foreign language website like Chinese or Japanese, consider using the translate feature.

Please note that the translation feature only works on text, not graphical images or videos. You can use any OCR app for translating text within any image file.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified Analytics & IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with an 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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