How to Translate Text on Android Devices: 3 Ways

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Translate text on Android phones while using WhatsApp or Facebook messenger. You can real-time translate text in your Android device using Google Gboard. To translate text language must have added the Google button to your keyboard. We already know the steps of how to add or remove the Google button from the keyboard in the android device. Using the Gboard keyboard, you can use multiple languages in the same conversation.

Google translate is the best way to translate text messages on android phone or tablet devices. You can quickly translate text from one language to another language in an Android device using this Google Gboard keyboard. Easily translate text in any app of android device. By default added Gboard on some of the android nougat and marshmallow devices. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to translate text on android phone using Gboard and Google Assistant.

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How to Translate Text on Android Device Using Google Gboard keyboard or Google Assistant

1st Way: Translate on screen text on WhatsApp using Gboard

Step 1: Open the WhatsApp or Facebook in your Android device.

Step 2: Tap any chat or group chats in the WhatsApp app.

Step 3: Touch on a keyboard where type letter.

You can see the G button symbol on the keyboard in your Android devices. You can add the G button in Android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and marshmallow 6.0 device using the below settings.

Settings > Personal > Languages & input > Keyboard & input methods > Virtual keyboard > Gboard > Search > Enable show “G” button

Tap G button from keyboard on WhatsApp

Step 4: Tap on the “G” button.

Touch translate icon from keyboard

Step 5: Tap the “Google translate” icon.

You can see the below screen on your Android phone.

Source language on Gboard

Choose source language & target language from the given list to translate text one language to another language in the Android device.

Enter text to translate one language to other

After set source & target language, enter text to translate one language to another language in WhatsApp or Facebook or any other apps in the Android device.

translate text on android phone using Gboard

You can see a real-time text translation in the Android devices using the Gboard keyboard. It will automatically translate text into different languages you like most.

2nd Way: Easy trick to Translate one language to another language using Google Assistant

Step 1: Launch the Google Assistant in Android.

Now speak any words want to translate text to other languages.

Step 2: Speak “Translate apple to Gujarati”.

How to translate text on android phone

You can see the above screen in your device that includes translated language meaning also.

Google Assistant tips:

3rd Way: Translate Text on Android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1 using Google voice search

It is a simple method to translate text messages one language to another in your android device. Your device is connected with the internet.

Tap microphone icon form Googel voice search

Step 1: Tap “Microphone” icon from home screen Google.

Step 2: Speak “Google translate”.

You can see below the screen on your devices.

Step 3: Tap on “English”.

Google translate to change text language

You can see a list of languages. Choose any language that want to translate text one language to another in Android device.

Step 4: Enter text wants to translate another language.

Translate text on android nougat using Google voice search

Now both translated language is seen on your android phone or tablet devices.

That’s all about Google translate and Google Gboard keyboard for translate text messages one language to another in WhatsApp or any other apps.

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