How do I download the offline dictionary?

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Under the app's menu, tap on Settings and then tap Offline Dictionary to on. Then it will start downloading the offline file. You will initially need a strong Internet connection for this.

If you continue to have problems downloading the offline dictionary, please try the following:

  • Please prevent the phone from sleeping while it is downloading the offline database file
  • Update your device to the latest supported OS.
  • Update to the latest version of the app.
  • Make sure you have a stable internet connection.
  • Try reinstalling the app.


If you cannot download it after this, the issue may be with your phone or network. In some cases it may take more than a few tries. Also, make sure that you have enough space on your phone. Audio pronunciation is not available offline.

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