Quickly translate a word or a sentence on the website in browser. Google Translate extension for Chrome

All we know about Google Translate service. You can go to translate.google.com to translate a sentence or a single word, you can use the application for Chrome, etc. But the thing is you have to do too many movements to translate: mark the text, right-click, copy, go to another tab, paste. It is very annoying especially when you need to know the translation of a single word on the website. So how to speed up the translation in the browser to make it quick and pleasant? Here are our tips on how to quickly translate a single word or a piece of text in the Chrome browser.

Quickly translate a word, phrase or sentence in the browser

1. Add Google Translate extension to Chrome browser

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Go to the extension web page https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-translate/aapbdbdomjkkjkaonfhkkikfgjllcleb?utm_source=chrome-app-launcher-info-dialog
  3. Click ADD TO CHROME.
  4. Click Add extensionadd extension

2. Configure Google Translate extension

Right-click the extension icon in the toolbar, go to Options:google translate extension options
Specify your primary language and whether you prefer to see pop-up or not.

configure google translate extension for google chrome

Be advised that if your primary language is the same as on the website you won’t see neither a popup icon nor translation.

a) If the default setting (Display icon that I can click to show pop-up) is selected, you will have a pop-up icon. Click it and you will have a translation.

click pop-up icon for translation

b) Immediately display popup: a word or a phrase will be translated immediately after selection. No clicks needed at all! Just select a word or a piece of text.

translation in the browser

c) Don’t display icon or popup: click the Google Translate extension icon in the toolbar to view the translation: click to translate

My choice is instant translation on selection: Immediately display popup.

3. How to quickly translate text in Chrome browser

Use your mouse to select a piece of text on the website. You can also double click a word to select a single word. What happens after should be configured in Options of Google Translate extension (described in the previous section).

translation in the browser

Read about how to add Chrome Extensions to Opera browser.

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