Sunday, January 13, 2019

How To Translate a Page on Android

Language is the biggest barrier to communicate with foreign language people. When you like to read novels and articles written in a different language, it would be hard to read.

To translate a foreign language, we use the Google translate feature. We also refer to offline or online dictionaries to know the real meaning.

SnapTrans app could help you to translate a page on the Android phone. If you'd like to chat with foreign people, you don't have to struggle to speak. You can reply to them instantly using this real-time translation app.

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With SnapTrans, you can translate the chat in 33 languages which can help you to reply to them in their language. Example: If your friend speaks Hindi and sends you a message, you could translate it and reply to them in Hindi.

How to translate a page on Android

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to translate a page and chat on Android in one-click.

Requirements


  • Android phone (KitKat or above).
  • SnapTrans app.
  • Foreign language page or chat window.

Key Features of SnapTrans App


  • Bubble translate text.
  • Double Tap to translate a page to English, Hindi or any other available languages.
  • Act as a translator for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and web pages.
  • Translate chat to 33 foreign languages such as Spanish, French, Korean, Chinese, Hindi, etc and so on.

How To Translate a Page


As we discussed above, you could translate a page on your phone. Follow the steps to start translating the text:

  • Download SnapTrans - Language Translate app. Click here to download this app from the Play Store.
  • Launch the app and get started.
  • Tap on the Accessibility button in order to access the layout by SnapTrans.

Enable accessibility

  • Toggle ON the Accessibility option.
So that SnapTrans can read and translate the content of the interface. By leveraging this option, SnapTrans can translate the input keywords into a specified language.

  • Tap on OK to use SnapTrans to observe your actions and retrieve window content.
  • Go back to the app.
  • Tap Next after enabling the Accessibility.
  • For the SnapTrans bubble needs to be floated, tap on Draw over other app option.

Allow display over other apps

  • Now, Toggle ON to Allow display over other apps.
  • Once again go back to the app and tap on Draw over other app function.
  • Finally, press the Get Started button.

Note: SnapTrans app works only when the Internet connection is active. To get the real-time translation results, keep the data to remain active.

  • By default, SnapTrans will be turned on when you open the app.
You can Turn on/off either by opening the app or by tapping the floating bubble.

set language preferences

  • On the left side, set your language and on the right side set your friend's language.
  • Now, open a web page containing foreign language content. (Open the page from Google Chrome or any other mobile browsers).
Here's an example page showing content in Hindi.

Hindi content

  • Move the floating bubble on the page. 
It will translate a paragraph where the bubble cursor is placed.

  • To translate the whole page to English, double tap on the floating icon.

English content

Check the difference between before and after translating the page.


How To Translate a Chat


To remove the bar from chatting with foreign friends, use SnapTrans. It will translate your friend's message inside a bubble box. Then it will translate your language to your friend's language. Let's see how to chat translate works in SnapTrans app.

  • Open a chat window in Facebook Messenger, Facebook app or WhatsApp.

Here's an example showing Hindi text from a friend.

Text from foreign friend
  • Move the floating bubble over the text.

Bubble box translate

As you could see the translated text in a bubble box.

Now,  replying to them in their language:

  • Type in your language in the text input field.

Your text

  • Place the floating bubble over the typed text.

translate hindi to english

The input text has been translated to your friend's language. You can now send the message. Follow the same procedure for each text input. 

The accuracy of translating the language by SnapTrans is 95%. So that you could reply to foreign language friends instantly without learning their language.



Conclusion


With a simple drag and tap feature, translating a page is easy and elegant. The only con with this app is that it won't translate the text in some messenger apps such as Telegram. The alternative to SnapTrans app is Hi Translate - Language Translator which is also available in Play Store.

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