How to Turn On Captions and Subtitles for Streaming Service Platforms

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When you watch movies and TV shows on OTT streaming services, you might want to enable closed captions or foreign subtitles for your native language. While you generally can look for a ‘CC’ button, subtitles icon, or find the on/off switch under the settings menu, it can vary by platform.

In this guide, we will show you how to turn on subtitles and captions for the following streaming service platforms:

Turn On Subtitles in Netflix

Here’s how to turn on subtitles during playback on Netflix.

  1. Launch the Netflix app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Audio & Subtitles button in the bottom right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in Hulu

Here’s how to turn on subtitles during playback on Hulu.

  1. Launch the Hulu app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Settings button in the bottom right.
  4. Click on the Subtitles tab.
  5. Turn on subtitles.

Turn On Captions in Disney+

  1. Launch the Disney+ app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Audio & Subtitles button in the top right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in Amazon Prime Video

  1. Launch the Amazon Prime Video app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Subtitles and Audio button in the top right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in HBOmax

  1. Launch the HBOmax app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Caption Settings button in the bottom right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in Apple TV+

  1. Launch the Apple TV+ app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the CC button in the bottom right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in YouTube Premium

  1. Launch YouTube Premium.
  2. Select a video.
  3. Go to the CC button in the bottom right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in Peacock

  1. Launch the Peacock app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Subtitles and Audio button in the bottom left.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Turn On Captions in CBS All Access

  1. Launch the CBS All Access app.
  2. Select a movie or TV Show.
  3. Go to the Subtitles in the top right.
  4. Select your desired subtitle option.

Closed Captions and Foreign Subtitles for OTT

If you are a content creator for any of these OTT streaming service platforms, consider using Rev to create fast, accurate captions for your TV shows and movies.

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