Translate a message in Teams

Translate a message in Teams

If you receive a message in another language on your desktop PC, select More options More options button > Translate at the top of the message. This will show a translation of the message into the language that you've set for Teams.

Note: If you don't see the translate option in Teams, contact your IT admin to make sure that it's turned on.

Supported languages

  • Arabic

  • Bulgarian

  • Catalan

  • Chinese (Simplified)

  • Chinese (Traditional)

  • Croatian

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English

  • Estonian

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

  • Greek

  • Hebrew

  • Hungarian

  • Indonesian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Lithuanian

  • Norwegian

  • Polish

  • Portuguese

  • Romanian

  • Russian

  • Slovak

  • Slovenian

  • Spanish

  • Swedish

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Ukrainian

  • Vietnamese

  • Welsh

If you receive a message in another language on your iOS mobile device, press and hold the message and then tap Translate.

To return a translated message to the original language, press and hold the message and then tap See original (language).

To set the language that you want messages translated to, tap Settings > Translation and then choose a language.

Notes: 

  • Chat message translation in Teams for Apple iOS mobile devices will be available in July 2020 after the release of version 2.0.13. Channel message translation is coming soon.

  • Teams translation for Android OS mobile devices is coming soon.

  • If you don't see the translate option in Teams, contact your IT admin to make sure that it's turned on. 

Supported Languages

  • Afrikaans

  • Arabic

  • Arabic, Levantine SM

  • Bangla

  • Bosnian (Latin)

  • Bulgarian

  • Cantonese (Traditional)

  • Catalan

  • Chinese Simplified

  • Chinese Traditional

  • Croatian

  • Czech

  • Danish

  • Dutch

  • English

  • Estonian

  • Fijian

  • Filipino

  • Finnish

  • French

  • German

  • Greek

  • Gujarati

  • Haitian Creole

  • Hebrew

  • Hindi

  • Hmong Daw

  • Hungarian

  • Icelandic

  • Indonesian

  • Irish

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Kannada

  • Kazakh

  • Korean

  • Latvian

  • Lithuanian

  • Malagasy

  • Malay

  • Malayalam

  • Maltese

  • Maori

  • Marathi

  • Norwegian

  • Persian

  • Polish

  • Portuguese (Brazil)

  • Portuguese (Portugal)

  • Punjabi

  • Queretaro Otomi

  • Romanian

  • Russian

  • Samoan

  • Serbian (Cyrillic)

  • Serbian (Latin)

  • Slovak

  • Slovenian

  • Spanish

  • Swahili

  • Swedish

  • Tahitian

  • Tamil

  • Telugu

  • Thai

  • Tongan

  • Turkish

  • Ukrainian

  • Urdu

  • Vietnamese

  • Welsh

  • Yucatec Maya

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