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Do you use the breadth of Google Translate to translate a page or a web portal? Then you can easily read a web portal in your own language. But from time to time there are many circumstances where Google Translate extensions don't work when you try to translate. There can be many reasons for this problem and you can easily solve it by following some simple steps.


In this post, you will learn how to take an end-to-end approach to troubleshoot Google Translate extensions in your favorite browser.

When a user tries to translate, they receive a message that says: “This page could not be translated.

To fix Google Translate not working issue in Chrome

If Google Translate no longer works with Chrome, there are several ways to fix it:

  • Make sure you have a proper internet connection, which is very important for accessing the Google Translate extensions in Chrome.
  • Try resetting Chrome settings and then go to Translator extensions.
  • Restart your computer and then try using Google Translate on your Chrome system again.

To fix Google Translate problem in Mozilla Firefox

Having trouble using Google Translate in Mozilla Firefox? So don't overdo it and fix Google Translate not working in Mozilla Firefox by following these steps:

  • Please update your browser to the latest version as an older version of Mozilla Firefox also causes this problem.
  • Disable the Google Translate extensions in Mozilla Firefox and then reinstall them.
  • Please uninstall Mozilla Firefox from your computer and then reinstall it to fix this problem.

Disable browser extensions or try incognito mode.

Extensions are used to extend the functionality of a browser. Regardless, if one of them interferes with Google Translate's translation mechanism, it may prevent it from working properly. In these circumstances, disabling browser extensions or using your browser's InPrivate/Incognito mode may fix the problem. This enables us to identify any third-party issues that are interfering with Google Translate.

  • Launch Chrome and click on the vertical ellipse in the upper right corner. Then click More Tools in the menu that appears, and then click Extensions.
  • Now disable all workstations by disabling the respective button on each workstation. Wikipedia extensions are known to cause these types of problems.
  • Then check if Google Translate is working correctly. If so, activate the extensions one by one to find the culprit.

Restore default browser settings

Every Chrome user changes their browser settings to suit their needs. Regardless, if a key setting in the Google Translate translation engine is configured incorrectly, Google Translate may not be able to translate the text. In this scenario, resetting the browser settings to the default settings may fix the problem.

  • Launch the Chrome browser and click on the vertical ellipse in the upper right corner of the window. Then click Settings in the menu that appears.
  • Now expand the Advanced section in the left pane of the window and click on Reset and clean up.
  • Now click Reset Settings to Original Defaults.
  • Next, check that Google Translate is working correctly.

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