How to automatically translate Emails in Outlook.com. That way, you do not have to translate email content from some foreign language to your native language manually – no matter how many messages you receive or how long the email body is.
If you’re running an online business, you’re bound to get emails from customers in languages you don’t understand. Luckily, Outlook has a built-in feature that can translate these messages into English or your native language. Here’s how to use it.
The problem starts when users need to translate a lot of messages and do not have much time. For such times, you can turn on the automatic translation service in Outlook.
Enable auto language detection & translation in Outlook.com
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To automatically translate Outlook.com emails, follow these steps:
- Open Outlook settings
- Go to Mail > Message handling
- Select Always translate option under Translate menu
- Save your change
Open the Outlook email service’s official website on your internet browser, and sign in to your account. Then, open the Outlook settings panel by clicking on the Settings gear icon, and selecting the “View all Outlook settings” option.
Now, go to the Mail tab and click on Message handling. Scroll down to the Translation heading and select Always translate. Save your change.
You can change the language that your messages are translated into by expanding the “Translate message into this language” drop-down list and selecting a different language. Sometimes you might not want to translate a specific language into English or something else. At such a moment, you can select that language from this list, and it is possible to choose multiple languages as well.
After enabling translation, you should be notified that the email was translated from the original language. The notification appears under the email subject.
Are you looking for a message that you think may have been removed?If you’re looking for a message that you think may have been removed, you can try checking the Show original message option. This will show you the original message, along with any replies that have been made.
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