How to Use Translate App in Offline mode on iPhone or iPad

Apple has included the new Translate App with the latest iOS 14 OS update to the iPhone and iPad devices. The new Translate option lets users to translate between different languages immediately by using the Cloud services as default which works only in the presence of Internet. But there is an option to make the Translate option work without Internet by changing some settings. This can be useful in instances where you are without proper internet service or you want to protect your data by not sending to Cloud.

One problem with Offline use of Translate app is that you will loose some accuracy in translation as compared to when it is online. In case you want to use Translate App Offline for any reason, follow the steps mentioned below.

How to Enable Offline mode in Translate App on iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Tap on Settings option to launch Settings

Step 2: Scroll down in the list and tap on Translate

Step 3: Under the Cellular Data option (which will be turned on by default) you will see the On-device mode

Step 4: Tap on the Toggle switch to the right of the option to turn it on. Now you will be seeing a pop-up message – “Download Languages To Translate On Device“. Tap on “Open App” option.

Step 5: Now you will be asked to select two languages. After selecting, you will be taken to the Languages page. Here you need to scroll the list of languages to see if your required language is present of not offline.

Step 6: On the Right of the languages, you will be seeing a Download option to the right, tap on it to download the language. Once downloaded you will be seeing a check or tick mark beside the language confirming the download.

Step 7: Tap on the Done option on the top right corner of the display.

Go back to your Home screen and continue your work, now translation will work even without internet or network connection. All the translations will be saved on your device without being sent to cloud.

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