Translate - Enable automatic translate to all new messages and shows the original text and translated text both
We are using group chat by users from multi languages and countries and considering migrate from Slack to Microsoft Teams.
If Microsoft Teams translation feature can enable automatic translation and visibility of original and translated text at the same time, it is very useful and you will take advantage to multi counties collaboration and global companies.
Sometimes, translated text does not make sense, in the case, users try to read by themselves with a dictionary that would be helped by seeing original text and translated text both on the screen.
Please think about this translation feature.
For my company too, it would be extremely useful to be able translate all messages in a channel.
Ilia P commented
It was a big pain in my company, so I decided to built a workaround by myself.
I developed & published TranslateIt! chatbot in MS Teams Marketplace (AppSource). It can translate messages in a channel or group to any language (no matter what is user locale) and show original text.
Due to Microsoft restrictions it can't do it automatically for all messages in the channel or gorup, so you need to mention the bot somewhere in your message (e.g. @transalteit), nevertheless it's a great time saver!
Matt Rhodes commented
I agree, this is very important. It would be nice to have it be an option based upon the languages the user speaks. For example, I could register that I speak English and Spanish, and any text that comes up in Japanese would automatically be translated, whereas Spanish would stay in Spanish for me.
Marsorry Ickua commented
We just came across message translation now and I agree, this needs to happen. Translating individual messages is a chore. We use a Team that spans across 16 countries in Southern Africa with English, French and Portuguese speakers.
Ishwar Prakash Hebbar commented
This needs to be done. translating individual messages is time consumi9ng and ineffective. Also, it helps if the original message is left as is so that the context of the message is also understood.
Patrick Böttger commented
I think that you can translate news very well. But I also find it annoying that I have to translate each message individually. I would also like to be able to activate the translation for each chat / channel. This would massively improve communication.
Dmitrii Zotov commented
Any update on this one? Is this on the roadmap?
Definitely should implement this!