Google translation camera seems like tech from a distant future. Google Translate can now be used by you to translate text on the image you want instantly. It doesn’t get more convenient than that. If you’re not sure how to do it, you’ve come to the right place.
How to use Google Translation camera
Getting Google Translation camera to action is as easy as you think. All you need to do is point your camera at the text you want to translate, and the magic happens. Here’s precisely what you need to do:
- Locate and open the Google Translate app
- Choose and click on the language you want to translate from and the language you want to translate to.
- Click the camera button.
- Grant necessary permissions.
- You will be asked to download additional translation files. If you agree to that, you will be able to use Instant translation else, you will have to capture the image first.
- If the instant translation is available to Point your camera at the text you want to translate, the text will change right in front of your eyes.
- In case the instant translation feature is not enabled, click the camera button to capture the image.
- Now select the text you want to translate, and the app will automatically translate it.
Yes, you now have the capability to translate any document from, street sign, or headline on a newspaper to ads on the television. All thanks to the Google Translation camera, so some translations may not be on point, especially when you’re translating larger texts. But it still gets the job done exceptionally well.
Use Google Lens for instant translation
If you are in any way do not prefer Google Translate, there’s an alternative called Google’s AI-powered image-recognition service, Google Lens. Google Translate enables you to download some additional files to enable the instant translation, Google Lens allows you to use instant translation out of the box, without any additions.
To translate images with Google Lens
- Locate and open the app (download it from the Store first, if you don’t already have it),
- Click on the Translate button on the far left, and point your camera at the text you want to translate.
- Now the text will translate automatically, without requiring you to snap a shot.
That is it. congratulations!! You now know and understand how to use both Google Translate and Google Lens to translate text from images automatically. The technology works fine, it just needs a bit more polishing to be even more reliable and accurate. But we will sure Google already works on these improvements, so the best is yet to come.