How to Translate an Excel File to English – 2 Methods


The dataset contains data in Chinese.

To translate it to English or to another language:

Translate Excel File in Chinese language to English

Method 1 – Translate an Excel File to English Using Microsoft Translator


  • Open the Excel file.
  • Select a cell with  data in the foreign language.
  • Go to the Review tab and click Translate.
  • In the new window, select the target language. Here, English.

Translating Excel File to English using Microsoft translator

The text is displayed in English.

  • Copy the translated data pressing Ctrl+C and paste it pressing Ctrl+V.

copy and paste to substitute by translated cell value

  • Apply the same procedure to the other cells.

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Method 2 – Using Google Translate


  • Click the link below:

  • Go to Documents.
  • Click Browse your computer and select the Excel file you want to translate.

Translating Excel File to English using Google translator

  • Upload the Excel file to the webpage.
  • Click Translate.

  • Click Download translation.

downloading translated Excel file

  • You will see data converted to English.

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