Quickstart for Mobile

Get up-and-running with Localize For Mobile

Getting started with Localize For Mobile is simple and shouldn't take more than a few minutes. If you haven't already, first follow the instructions for Signing Up and creating your first Mobile App project.

Quickstart Instructions

We typically recommend that you get a quick start by manually importing some source data file(s) and exporting your translation file(s) using the Localize dashboard, followed by optimizing your workflow using the Localize CLI.

Step 1: Import Your Source Content

Step 2: Translate your Content

Step 3: Export your Translations

  • Export your translated content for use in your mobile app.

Watch this short video to learn how to get started.

What's Next?

Optimizing your Workflow using the CLI

Optimize your translation workflow by using the Localize CLI to quickly push source content to Localize and later pull back the translations.

Other Integration Options


Localize exposes much of its functionality via the Localize REST API to make it easier for you to automate your workflow and integrate Localize with your existing tools.

Use our npm module

You may also use our npm module, @localize/node, a Node-based wrapper for Localize’s REST API.

Add a phrase using the Dashboard

Create a new phrase or edit an existing one directly in your Localize dashboard.