With support for over 90 languages, On-demand translation makes Feed posts, comments and pages accessible to all. At the tap of a button, posts, comments, and pages will be rapidly translated into the language you're most comfortable reading.
Who can use this feature?
- This is a paid-for feature and must be enabled for your organization. Please contact support for more information.
In this guide
- What languages can you translate from?
- What languages can you translate into?
- Selecting your language
- Using the feature
- Getting set up
- Feature FAQ's
What languages can you translate from?
Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Central Khmer, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese and Welsh.
What languages can you translate into?
At the time of writing, Microsoft, who provides our translations, supported over 90 languages.
Please head over to the Microsoft Support site to find out what languages are supported.
Unfortunately, we are unable to support new languages without their support. However, if your language is missing from the list, please do let us know. Tell us what language you'd like adding.
Selecting your language
If you use Blink across multiple devices, you need to set up your preferred language on each.
- From your settings page, press on Language settings.
- Press on Translation language.
- Select our preferred language from the list, and you're done!
- From your settings page, click on Preferences.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and select your language from the Translation language dropdown.
Using the feature
Once an administrator has enabled translations for your organization, you will see the View translation button underneath feed posts and comments where we've been able to identify a language that is not your preferred language. Tap on this button to translate.
Once an administrator has enabled translations for your organization, you will see the View translation button at the top of pages in the Hub when we identify that the page is not in your preferred language. Tap on this button to translate the page.
Getting set up
We've partnered with Microsoft to provide your team with accurate translations. To get this feature set up for your organization, we need you to confirm that you're happy to send this content to Microsoft for translation. Please contact support to enable this feature.
- Your organization has not enabled this feature.
- Admins can opt to allow and not allow translation per page in the Hub.
- We were unable to detect the language used in the original. This is usually due to the text being too short.
- The language appears to be in the same language that your account is set to translate content into.
- The post, comment or page was created before your organization enabled On-demand translation.