Microsoft Teams iOSSource: Windows Central

What you need to know

  • Microsoft Teams now supports translation on iOS and Android.
  • You can use the feature to translate any message into your supported language of choice.
  • Teams already supported translating messages on desktop.

Microsoft Teams now supports translating messages on iOS and Android. The same functionality was already available for Teams on desktop. A Microsoft engineer announced the availability of the feature through UserVoice.

To translate a message, you first have to turn on the feature through settings. After that, you can press and hold on any message to translate it into your language of choice. You can repeat the same process to revert a message back to the language it was sent in.

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Here are the supported languages:

  • Afrikaans
  • Albanian
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Assamese
  • Azerbaijani
  • Bangla
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Cantonese (Traditional)
  • Chinese (Simplified
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Fijian
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French (Canada)
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hmong Daw
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Inuktitut
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kannada
  • Kazakh
  • Khmer
  • Klingon (Latin)
  • Klingon (plqaD)
  • Korean
  • Kurdish (Central)
  • Kurdish (Northern)
  • Lao
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Malagasy
  • Malay
  • Malayalam
  • Maltese
  • Maori
  • Marathi
  • Myanmar (Burmese)
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian
  • Odia
  • Pashto
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Punjabi
  • Queretaro Otomi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Samoan
  • Servian (Cyrillic)
  • Servian (Latin)
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tahitian
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Thai
  • Tigrinya
  • Tongan
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Welsh
  • Yucatec Maya

The feature should come in handy for anyone who works with people who speak a variety of languages. Right now, the feature only appears to work in direct messages. The option to translate does not appear in channel messages or threads but does work in group messages.

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Microsoft Teams lets you call, video call, and message people around the world. Now, you can translate received messages on iOS, Android, and desktop.

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