Here is how you can use your smartphone camera to translate anything

Here is how you can use your smartphone camera to translate anything

Smartphones are getting more useful for people’s daily life. There are tons of features out there that can make things people do most much better and quicker. In this case, your Android smartphone now allows you to use its camera to translate into your understandable language. Cool, isn’t it? All you have to open the camera app and click the image.


In reality, there are dozens of third-party apps out there that help you translate anything into your language, but in this guide, we are going for Google Translate and Microsoft Translator, two best apps that allow you to translate a foreign language into your language.

  1. Google Translate

Google Translate serves as the best choice when it comes to translation because it is easy to use and pretty accurate. Before we begin, make sure that you have downloaded and installed the app on your device. You can get the app from Google Play Store for free.

Step one: Once you have installed the app on your device, you simply need to launch the app on your device. You will need to choose your primary language and the language you want to convert. When you are done, you just need to tap on Finished to confirm the change

Step two: Once you are done, tap on the camera button to take a photo that contains the second language you are unable to understand

Step three: The app will automatically translate the language into your primary language you have set up within the app.

  1. Translator

Microsoft Translator is a great app that allows you to translate text or speech, and download languages for offline use. It also enables you to translate images. Here is how you can do this

Step one: First off, you need to download and install the app on your device. Once you are done, launch the app and tap on Continue

Step two: In the next screen, tap on Image and then tap on Activate to turn on location

Step three: Click the image you wish to translate and select the language to you wish to convert into your understandable language.

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