If you need to talk with someone who speaks a foreign language, translate a menu, transcribe a conversation, or dictate in another language, Google can come khổng lồ your aid with two different apps available for iOS và Android devices.

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The Google Translate tiện ích can translate dozens of languages, either through text or voice; just type, write, or speakinto the app. It even allows you lớn point your điện thoại cảm ứng at a sign or thực đơn written in a foreign language to lớn view a live translation.

Google Assistant’s Interpreter mode, meanwhile, can offer real-time translations that will allow you to lớn carry on a conversation with someone while speaking different languages. After you ask Google lớn help you with a specific language, the Assistant automatically translates your words so you can maintain a back-and-forth conversation with the other person.

Here’s how to use both the Google Translate app and Google Assistant.

Google Translate

Google Translate works on iOS và Android devices; iPhone and iPad users can download it from Apple"s tiện ích Store, while android users can snag it from Google Play. Both versions offer roughly the same features.

Translate typed text among more than 100 different languages, see translations of images in around 90 languages, translate bilingual conversations on the fly in 43 languages, and draw text for translation in 95 languages. Offline translations are also available for many languages, và you can also save translated words và phrases for future use.

Beyond English, a small sampling of the many languages supported by the phầm mềm include French, Italian, German, Spanish, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Arabic, Russian, Hebrew, & Yiddish.

Translate Text

Let"s say you want an Italian translation of an English phrase. Tap the name of the current language on the top-left side of the screen & select English as the source language. Tap the name of the language on the top-right side of the screen and select Italian as the target language. Next, tap the field that says Tap to lớn enter text and start typing the English word or phrase you wish lớn translate.


Alternatively, you can tap the pen và write a phrase in English one character at a time using your finger or stylus. As you type or write characters on the screen, the ứng dụng tries khổng lồ predict what you plan to write in full by displaying possible word & letter combinations. Continue writing or select one of the suggested words if it matches what you intended khổng lồ enter. At some point, the app may suggest the entire phrase you want to lớn enter. If so, select the phrase.


In return, Google Translate displays the word or phrase in the target language. You can tap a right arrow button next to lớn the translation and then tap a speaker icon next khổng lồ the phrase in either language to lớn hear it spoken aloud.


Tap the Copy icon to copy the translation and the three-dot icon to giới thiệu it, see it full screen, start a conversation, or reverse the translation.

Translate Images

Another cool feature is the ability to translate text in an image via your phone’s camera. Choose the source và target languages, then tap the camera icon. Aim your device"s camera at the sign, menu, or document written in the source language.

Google Translate offers live translations, though some languages will require a downloadable language pack. Once the phầm mềm has a moment khổng lồ recognize the text, it is translated into the target language & is viewable right on the screen.


Tap the Scan icon lớn scan the image; then tap each piece of text khổng lồ see the translation. Tap the Import icon to translate a photo you’ve already taken with your phone. You can also use the shutter button on your device & the ứng dụng will ask you khổng lồ highlight the text that needs khổng lồ be translated.

Translate Speech

You can speak in one language, & the tiện ích will transcribe what you say into another language. Tap the microphone icon at the đứng đầu of the screen & speak your word or phrase into the app. Google Translate then translates your words in the target language. Tap the Speaker icon to hear the translation.

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Another option is to lớn tap the Transcribe icon, then start speaking. Tap the microphone icon when done. You can then select and copy the transcription lớn paste it elsewhere.

Real-Time Conversations

The app allows you lớn carry on a back-and-forth conversation with someone, even if you don’t speak the same language. Choose the two languages, then tap the Conversation icon. You can carry on the conversation manually or automatically.


Going the manual route requires you to lớn tap the icon of the language of the current speaker. Opting for the automatic method by tapping the tự động icon tells Google to determine who is speaking based on the language.

Google Assistant

Most android devices will have Google Assistant pre-installed, but you can get it from Google Play if you need it. Lớn use it on an iPhone, download and install the phầm mềm from the ứng dụng Store.

The Assistant"s Interpreter mode supports 44 different languages, including English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Ukrainian, và Vietnamese.

Interpreter mode is also accessible on Google home speakers, certain smart speakers with built-in Google Assistant, & certain smart clocks.

Translate Conversations

To get started, launch Google Assistant on your device and tell Google the language you want to use. You can phrase your command in a variety of ways, such as:

"Hey Google, be my Spanish interpreter."

"Hey Google, help me speak French."

"Hey Google, interpret from English lớn Russian."

"Hey Google, Japanese interpreter."

"Hey Google, turn on interpreter mode."

If you tell Google khổng lồ turn on interpreter mode, the assistant will detect your own language and then ask you which language you wish khổng lồ use for the interpreting. After the feature kicks off, tap the microphone icon & say something in your own language. Google displays và speaks the interpretation in the other language.


You can then hand the device to lớn the person you wish lớn converse with, & when they speak in their language, Google will translate it. The tiện ích will display & speak their phrase in your phối language. Continue this way to lớn automatically carry on a back-and-forth conversation with the other person.

Manual Translation

By default, the Assistant automatically detects the language being spoken & translates it into your preferred language. That should work smoothly most of the time, but if the feature stumbles, you can switch to lớn manual.


Tap the entry for Manual at the bottom of the screen. Tap the microphone icon for your own language when you speak and tap the icon for the other language when the other person wants to lớn speak.

Keyboard Translation

You can also use your keyboard khổng lồ translate between languages. This may be useful if both you and the other person are viewing your thiết bị di động device, or you need a translation for something other than a real-time conversation.

Before you can use this option, you may need to lớn install the keyboard for some languages. To do this on an apk phone, go khổng lồ Settings và locate the option for keyboards or languages. The menu should have an option that allows you to địa chỉ new languages, then select the language you need from the list.


On an iPhone or iPad, go lớn Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards. Tap Add New Keyboard, select the language, then tap Done.

To access the keyboard feature, tap Keyboard at the bottom, then tap the blue keyboard icon khổng lồ select your language. Type your message & the translation will appear underneath. You can then tap the speaker icon to lớn hear the translation read aloud or use the copy icon lớn paste the translation elsewhere.

Tap the green keyboard icon lớn set the language for another person, then hit the necessary icon for your keyboard khổng lồ switch to their language. The other person can then type a response using the new keyboard. When you"re finished with Interpreter mode, tap the X button in the upper right or just say "Stop."