From One Language to Another

Did you know that you can quickly and easily translate the text in a Google Docs document into another language? In this post, we will show you how.

Translate a Google Doc

With a Google document open in a browser, click on the “Tools” menu.

Google Doc tools menu.

In the drop-down menu that appears, click on the line “Translate document”.

Translate doc menu option.

The translation window will open.

Translate doc window.

Click in the first field and type in the filename that you want for the translated document.

Translate filename field.

Next, click on downward pointing arrow in the “Choose a language” field

Translate language field arrow.

and from the drop-down list that appears, choose the language that you want the new document to be translated into.

Translate language list.

With your new language chosen, click on the “Translate” button.

Translate language button.

The window will close and the new document that is translated into your chosen language will open in a new tab of your browser.

Translated Google Doc.

Just like that, your text has been translated by Google. If you go to your Google Drive directory, you will see both the original document and the new translated one.

Translated doc in Google Drive.
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