Frequently Asked Questions

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Our goal is to break the barrier of communication between people in Africa and the rest of the world.

Yes, anybody on planet earth or other planet, If you Europeans can translate from English or other European or Asian languages to African languages, they are welcome on OBTranslate.

OBTranslate is always going to be free for users on free package, however we have basic and enterprise packages for people whom want to take up more translation tasks, while translating languages in pair and improving our deep machine learning neural networks. We created OBTranslate with an innovative business model to guarantee that the tool is sustainable to pay everyone whose translations are very accurate.
With OBTranslate, you can take up translation tasks and earn revenue instantly, you also have the option to outsource the translation to other translators in our community.

Over 9 billion task.

OBTranslate generate revenue for translators and researchers through our Ad network affiliate marketing platform and e-commerce platform. Period!.

No, we won't sell your data to advertisers, we have partnered with Google and other responsible advertising networks.
Advertising keeps OBTranslate profitable. We do share a part of our Ads monetization revenue with our translators. We are working hard to make sure that ads are safe, unobtrusive, and as relevant as possible. We do not run pop-up ads on OBTranslate, and we terminate the accounts of advertisers that violate our policies each year – including ads containing malware, ads for counterfeit goods, or ads that attempt to misuse your personal information.

Only the person who has created a translation project has access to it (the “owner”) and its content will not be shared with anyone else. There might be suggestions or notifications or messages to you from from other users, but your translation segments will never be public to other users.

Yes. OBTranslate saves the translation projects. You can continue from where you left off.
Meanwhile other translators will be fully active, there are nine (9) billion translation task on OBTranslate.

You can request payments for your translation project(s) in the following way:


  1. All translation project has a unique automated generated invoice, just click your "request payment button". We will effect payment as soon as our language researchers verify that your translation is correct. Our account department receives your automated generated invoice.

However, at the point of requesting payments, in order to generate an automated invoice for your project, OBTranslate will demand that you upgrade your account, your personal information (e.g full names, email address, telephone number and address) must be the same with your bank account or PayPal account. It is forbidden to use OBTranslate with fake information, your account will be terminated.

Yes, it must be the same. It is absolutely forbidden to use OBTranslate with fake information, your account will be terminated.

The first week of a new month.

NOTE: All payment request invoice must reach our account department on the 1st of every new month.

Get 2% commission from your friends monthly income*.

If you love OBTranslate as much as we do, tell your friends and earn some serious cash. Create an account with the *join now* button below, send your referral link to your friends, family, website visitors, whatsapp and facebook groups or twitter, etc.

  1. Your Friends: Get your friends to sign up via your custom referral link.
  2. Credit Bonus: Your friend gets $5 USD for creating an account or sign up with your referral link.
  3. Commission Rate: You get 2% commission from your friend monthly income.

Withdrawal Conditions:

If you got our $5 USD bonus credit, you must have a total balance of $50 or more in your wallet / account or you must invite 20 people to sign up with your referral link.

OBTranslate uses secret chats use end-to-end encryption. OBTranslate uses a distributed Cloud infrastructure. Cloud chat data is stored in multiple data centres around the globe that are controlled by different legal entities spread across different jurisdictions. You can find our data protection and privacy policies here

In the case of purely informational use of the website, ie if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data which is technically necessary for us to inform you about our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. DSGVO):


  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time Zone Difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the requirement (concrete page)
  • Access Status / HTTP status code
  • Each transmitted amount of data
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software.