How to Enable or Disable Google Translate in Google Chrome



This article details how to enable or disable Google Translate in Google Chrome. Google Chrome, similar to Microsoft Edge, has a personalized, in-built translation feature that can auto-translate websites into the user’s preferred language. This helps to enhance the browsing experience by offering a more contextual exploration of various websites across different languages. Notably, users…

This article explains how to turn “Use Google Translate” On or Off in Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google. It and Microsoft Edge share the same codebase. They are practically identical in basic functionalities, using browsing activities, including history, and other browsing data, to provide personalized ads, search, shopping, and news.

Your Chrome browser has a built-in translation feature powered by Google. It offers to translate sites into your preferred language. It can also automatically translate sites.

This is a great way to browse websites in different languages and expand your knowledge and understanding of other cultures.

You can add additional languages to translate automatically when you visit websites published in their native language.

Below are steps to turn on or off Google Translate in Chrome.

Enable or disable Google Translate in Chrome

As mentioned above, Google Chrome has a built-in translation feature that automatically translates languages in your preferred language set in your browser.

Here’s how to turn it on or off.

First, open the Google Chrome browser.

Then click on the Customize and Control (3 vertical dots button) in the top right corner and select Settings.

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On the Settings page on the left panel, click the Languages link on the left.

Google Chrome Languages settings
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On the right, select the “Google Translate” tile on the Languages page.

Users can also use the URL below in the address bar to go directly to the Languages page in Chrome.


Next, toggle the Use Google Translate button to the On or Off position to enable or disable.

Turn on or off Googe Translate in Chrome

Once enabled, you can click the “Add languages” button to add languages you want to translate in Google Chrome automatically.

Click the “Trash can” or delete button to stop translating language. You can also choose to never translate a language by adding it to the “Never offer to translate these languages” option at the bottom.

Exit Google Chrome when done.

That should do it!


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