How to use the app

How to use it

When you use "Hanashite Hon’yaku" for the first time, you need to download the "Hanashite Hon’yaku" app.

Download the Hanashite Hon’yaku app
Download on the App Store
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How to download the app to Rakuraku Smartphone
  • 1.

    d Menu

  • 2.

    My docomo
    (Customer support)

  • 3.

    DOCOMO apps
    Install/Update

  • 4.

    Jspeak

  • 5.

    Download

  • 6.

    Install apps at once

Use in face-to-face talks

It is possible to talk with foreigners in front.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap "Face-to-face translation."

  • Step 02
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    Tap “Speak.”

  • Step 03
    step03

    When this screen appears, speak words to be translated.

  • Step 04
    step04

    The translation results of the words you spoke will be displayed.

  • Step 05
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    It is also possible to input texts.

  • Step 06
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    The text input screen will be displayed.

  • Step 07
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    It is possible to check the translation history.

  • Step 08
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    It is possible to clear or delete all the history on the screen to confirm the history.

  • Step 09
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    To delete translation results, tap the OK button.

Use of the fixed phrases

It is possible to use travel or business fixed phrases conveniently depending on the intended use.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap “Fixed phrases.”

  • Step 02
    step02

    Select a fixed phrase you like.

  • Step 03
    step03

    The selected fixed phrase will be displayed in a foreign language.

Use of the fixed phrases
(supporting fixed phrases)

It is possible to use the fixed phrases by selecting one from among alternatives in the box or inputting a text.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap “Fixed phrases.”

  • Step 02
    step02

    Select a fixed phrase with a box.

  • Step 03
    step03

    Tap the box.

  • Step 04
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    When there are alternatives, select one from among them.

  • Step 05
    step05

    The selected one will be put in the translation.

  • Step 06
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    In the case of text input, select the blank.

  • Step 07
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    When the text input screen is opened, input a text in the selected foreign language.

  • Step 08
    step08

    Check the sentence and tap OK.

  • Step 09
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    The translation results of the text you input will be displayed.

How to switch between “travel”
fixed phrases and
"business" fixed phrases

It is possible to switch between "travel fixed phrases" and "business fixed phrases" in Menu.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap "Settings" on the Menu screen at the upper left.

  • Step 02
    step02

    Select "Set the type of fixed phrases."

  • Step 03
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    Select "Travel" to use travel fixed phrases.

  • Step 04
    step04

    Select "Business" to use business fixed phrases.

Use by taking photos

It is possible to translate signboards, menus, newspapers, etc. to be translated by just taking the photos. After character recognition, tap the displayed rectangle to execute translation.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap "Utsushite Hon'yaku."

  • Step 02
    step02

    Select the language of what to be translated.

  • Step 03
    step03

    Select the language for translations.

    • It is possible to translate between Japanese and foreign languages only
  • Step 04
    step04

    Take a photo of the text to be translated.

  • Step 05
    step05

    The part recognized as characters will be surrounded with a white frame.

  • Step 06
    step06

    When you select the white frame of the part to be translated, the frame will turn into green and the translation result of that part will be displayed at the bottom.

  • Step 07
    step07

    If the recognition results at "Step 05" should be translated all at once, tap "Select all."

Use by taking photos
(translation of saved images)

*Selection from your Gallery is assumed.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap "Utsushite Hon'yaku."

  • Step 02
    step02

    Tap "Image selection icon."

  • Step 03
    step03

    Select application.

  • Step 04
    step04

    The selected image will be scanned and the recognition result will be displayed in a white frame.

  • Step 05
    step05

    When you select the white frame of the part to be translated, the frame will turn into green and the translation result of that part will be displayed at the bottom.

  • Step 06
    step06

    If the recognition results at "Step 05" should be translated all at once, tap "Select all."

Use in talks over the phone

It is possible to translate talks over the phone to talk with the other at a separated place in each other’s native language.
When the other has the "Hanashite Hon’yaku" app, you can talk with voice and text in the same way as "Use in face-to-face talks.”
When the other doesn’t have the “Hanashite Hon’yaku” app, the other will hear the translation voice after your voice.

  • Step 01
    step01

    Tap “Use in talks over the phone.”

  • Step 02
    step02

    Select a language and a person to be called.

  • Step 03
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    Specify the person from “Telephone directory,” “Dial” or “Call history.”

  • Step 04
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    Select "Make a call."

  • Step 05
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    The person will answer the call.

  • Step 06
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    The person will hear the guidance saying that you are using a translation service.

  • Step 07
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    The use screen will be displayed. Tap the microphone button to speak.

  • Step 08
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    Speak in the selected language.

  • Step 09
    step09

    Tap the “End the call” button to end the call.