Translation

How to look up foreign word definitions with Translate for iPhone

The iPhone and iPad have long included a feature that allows the user to look up a word definition without the need of third-party apps or services. With Apple's new Translate app in iOS 14, however, defining foreign words is easier than ever before. Follow along with us as we show you how to look up words in foreign dictionaries using Translate for iPhone.

How to save translations and browse recents in the Translate app

Favorites in Translate iPhone

With iOS 14, Apple brought a handy new app to iPhone called Translate. Aside from receiving translations in several languages from French to German to Spanish, you can save translations. This lets you mark favorites and refer to them any time you need them.

This tutorial shows you how to save and browse your recent translations in the Translate app on iPhone.

Review: WT2 Plus translation earbuds bring us one step closer to a Babel Fish type experience

If your foreign language skills leave a lot to be desired, these specialized earbuds from a Chinese brand, called TimeKettle, provide near real-time translation from one language to another, with 95 percent translation accuracy and support for enough language pairs to cover more than 80 percent of the world’s population. Here’s how they work in real life.

How to translate a page in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Safari Translate Webpage iPad

You’ve had ways to translate webpages in Safari on your device in the past. You could use a tool like Microsoft Translate or create a shortcut to translate pages. But with iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and macOS Big Sur, you no longer have to jump through hoops.

That’s right, after a long time of waiting, you can translate pages in Safari without any extra tools or apps. Safari on iPhone,  iPad, and Mac has a built-in translation tool and here we’ll show you how to use it.

How to create a Shortcut to translate articles in Safari on iOS

French Article in Safari iPhone

Have you ever come across a website in another dialect that didn’t give you the option to pick your own language? If there was an article you really wanted to check out, you probably looked for a translation tool to use, which unfortunately wastes time.

So if you browse the web or do searches in Safari on your iPhone or iPad, there’s an easy way to translate articles. This is especially handy if you want to read articles in different dialects often. This tutorial shows you how to create a Shortcut to translate articles in Safari.