Scan English Text and Translate it Into a Foreign Language Using Microsoft Lumia 535

Edited by Thor, Leomar Umpad, Eng

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to scan text in English and translate it into a foreign language when using a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Swipe the lock screen up
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    To scan a piece of text, we need to use the Lumia Camera application. I have the tile located on my Home screen. If you do not have it on your Home screen, you can find it in the App Menu. Find it, locate it and then press it.
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    Once it has loaded, we can press the Menu button - the three dots in a line, the ellipsis
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    Press this button to bring up the options.
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    Lenses is what we need
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    Now, we are going to use Bing Vision, so press that
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    This brings up our ability to scan text
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    The phone is currently trying to scan QR Codes, but if I place some text in front of the camera, then it's going to read the text, and it's going to allow me to scan it. Press Scan Text to scan the text. It says in the top left-hand corner that it's finding some text.
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    You can see that the phone has successfully scanned the text
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    There are a lot of white rectangles encasing the words in order to highlight and divide them. What we are going to do is translate them into another language. To do that press Translate.
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    This brings up all the languages that we can translate the text to
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    We can translate the text into Chinese traditional
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    We can translate the text into Lithuanian
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    We can translate the text into Urdu
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    It is worth reminding that you need to have an internet connection in order to use this function because it needs the internet to translate the text
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    Surprisingly, there is no menu or function to actually copy the text translation. The only thing that we can do is to take a manual screenshot of this image, and then we will have it as a picture. We need to go to an editing tool to be able to do anything with it. We can send it as a photo if we want to share it, but we can't actually edit it and copy it into a Word document, for example.
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    To take a screenshot, we need to press the power button and the up volume button at the same time
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    As you heard that click, you can see the top says "Saving to screenshots." That is a way of recording and copying this data but we can't actually edit and copy it through the actual program.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to scan text in English and translate it into a foreign language when using a Microsoft Lumia 535
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    If you have any questions or comments about this video, please leave them in the comments section below. You've been watching VisiHow, goodbye!
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