How to use Live Translation

Last Update Date : Oct 24. 2019
Live Translation
1 What is Live Translation

Live Translation is a new feature of Bixby Vision, a service that provides information through your device's
camera.
Whether you are reading a menu or transit sign, you can now travel abroad or read foreign languages with ease. Live Translation recognises 54 languages for translations and provides 104 languages for translation results.
With Live Translation, your Galaxy S9/S9+ becomes your own handheld real-time translator.

Please note: Available functions and features may vary by country. Samsung Account login and data network (Wi-Fi or internet connection) required.

2 How to use Live Translation

1.  Go to Camera app.

2. On the preview screen > Tap the Bixby Vision icon.

3.  Point the camera at the text > Select Text > Tap Translate.

4.  Highlight the characters you want to be translated.

Please note: Bixby Vision can identify 33 languages automatically. Remaining 21 languages require manual selection. Translation speed may vary depending on the internet connection and word count.

3 Live Translation: Supported languages

Vision recognizes the following 54 languages for translations:

Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Marathi, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Pashtu, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese.

 

Vision provides the following 104 languages for translation results:

Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese(Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish(Kurmanji), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Scots Gaelic, Serbian, Sesotho, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu.

Read more about Bixby Vision 

For more information on how to use and activate see How to activate and use Bixby Vision?

You can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.

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