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How to set up Skype Translator

Talking to people all over the world, in a different language, is now possible with Skype Translator in the updated Skype for Windows Desktop.

To set up Skype Translator:

  1. Select your contact.
  2. Select the Globe icon and turn Translator On.
  3. Select your contact's current language under their name, and from the drop down, choose the language for translation while instant messaging or to hear the translations while in a call. 
  4. Wearing headphones is the best way to understand the translations while on a voice or video call.
  5. On a call, as you or your contact speaks, it will be translated in your headphones and the translations will also appear on your screen.
  6. Remember to speak clearly and wait for the translations to appear.


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