Google Translate

Google Translate

Google Translate Description

I've always wanted to travel the world, but the fear of not being able to communicate with the locals properly has always held me back. Now that Google Translate has done a lot of the groundwork to break those language barriers, however, I feel much more comfortable making travel plans to foreign countries.

There are a plethora of features to use in the app, and although all of them do not translate every language, there is enough content to get you through a vacation without much trouble with communication. If you've been putting off your dream of seeing the world because of language barriers, then you must try Google Translate to get your adventure started!

Google Translate screenshot

Install on PC & Mac

Check out our tutorials how to install Google Translate on PC, or Google Translate on Mac

  • Price: Free
  • Category: Tools
  • Developer: Google LLC

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How To Uninstall
  1. Tap Settings Menu
  2. Open The Application Manager
  3. Select The App
  4. Press "Uninstall"
  1. Tap & Hold App Icon
  2. Wait Until All App Icons Wiggle
  3. Release & Tap Small "X" Icon Above App
  1. Open The "Apps List"
  2. Select App To Remove
  3. Wait For Menu To Open
  4. Tap "Uninstall" In Newly Opened Menu
  5. Confirm "Yes" To Uninstall App

Google Translate

Google Translate Review

Google Translate reviewerMarc

Translation Without Internet

Now, you might be thinking that the app will be useless if you find yourself in an area without an internet connection, but Google Translate is equipped to translate 59 languages even when your phone is in offline mode. This means that if you find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere and can't find someone who speaks your native tongue, then pull out your phone and communicate using Google Translate.

Using Your Phones Camera To Translate

That's right, you can even use the camera on your device to read signs and other words and symbols around you. This function of the app can only decipher 37-38 different languages depending on the method in which you use it, but that's far better than having no idea what a sign says.

Another function in the app allows you to draw letters and characters that will be translated as well, so this is another option you can use to determine what a sign or storefront is saying.

Bridge The Gap With Conversation Mode

Having the ability to aim my camera at a sign and determine what it's saying is excellent, but I would much rather make a personal connection with the people in an area I'm visiting. That is why I prefer to use the conversation mode in Google Translate. Your phone can be used as a two-way translator when you use the app; each party can speak into the phone, and Google Translate will translate the dialogue for each person in the conversation.

Google Translate is a genuinely magnificent invention that is making it easier for people to travel the world and get to know people from other cultures. Make sure to download Google Translate before your next visit out of the country!

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