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I am italian, so I have Google Chrome in Italian.

When I browse the web in languages that I don't know, I find very useful the auto-translation bar of google chrome.

The problem is that it translates the language to english and then to italian. Double automatic translation = unintelligible text.

There is a way to force translation to english, and not my language?

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Don't think it's possible, but a quite good workaround is to install the offical extension called Google Translate. It will add a button in the rightmost corner which will translate the current page. If you then right-click this button and choose 'Options', you can set your default translating language.

  • Nice! But it overlaps with the default chrome translator – Magnetic_dud Feb 2 '12 at 9:16
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Open a new tab in chrome and go to:

chrome://translate-internals

You will be able to manage it from there.

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    On chrome 30, it just contains informative text, there are no settings. – Magnetic_dud Oct 31 '13 at 0:17
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  1. right click the web page, and click Translate to XXX step 1

  2. Wait, or double click the icon step 2

  3. The popover is shown, click the Options step 3

  4. Select your language, and translate step 4

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Try right click anywhere on the page and choose "Translate to English"

For more info please visit

http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=173424

  • Rater than just posting a link, can you please edit and explain what the OP has to change? – slhck Jan 10 '12 at 12:47
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    I have no "translate to english" option, i only have the useless "translate to italian" option – Magnetic_dud Jan 10 '12 at 15:41
  • change chrome default language to english – Imre L Oct 18 '13 at 13:18
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Update to @Sergio Martinez de Cestafe answer

Using chrome://translate-internals on Chrome Version 52 I set Override Variations Country to "en"

Tested on one site and clicking Translate in Chrome now translates to English rather than my local country language.

  • Does not work, it just says "Translate to italian" of whatever you had before. – Smeterlink Jan 28 '17 at 18:53

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