I created a small shortcut for quick translations. I think the shortcut could be better written, but with my amateur skills, it’s the best I could do.

To configure Assistive Touch on the shortcut, go to the Assistive Touch settings, then “Customize Top Level Menu,” and finally scroll to the shortcut. I also recommend setting the accessibility shortcut to Assistive Touch so you can quickly activate/deactivate it by pressing the side button three times.

Two use cases for this shortcut :

  • Videos / TV series

  • Newspapers / tweets… with the clipboard Note: To prevent the shortcut from using the clipboard when you’re using it during a video, simply copy a URL (like a sharing link from an app, which I find to be the easiest).

I then recommend making flashcards (Anki) with these words to practice using them.