If you find yourself corresponding with people who don’t speak English as a first language, you might want to check out. Outlook.com email offers a feature that will automatically translate messages in your inbox. Here’s how to enable it:

Start by opening your browser and going to your inbox.  Click the Settings gear at the top right.

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From the drop-down menu, choose View all Outlook settings.

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Choose Mail and then Message handling.

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You can choose between Always translate messages, Ask before translating, or Never translating. If you’d prefer to know if something was originally in a foreign language, keep Ask me checked. If you’re concerned about foreign language spam, choose Never translate.

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You can select from a long list of languages to translate the message into.

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And you can choose to exclude emails in certain languages from translation.

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