iPhone tips: How to turn on subtitles and closed captions in videos

en_baha_5_connectivity_icon_90pxDid you know that you can turn on closed captions and subtitles on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch?iphone6-ios9-settings-general-accessibility-subtitles-captioning-on

Just follow these steps:

  1. While watching the video, tap the screen to reveal the playback controls.
  2. Tap the speech bubble icon speech bubble icon to open the Audio & Subtitles menu.
  3. Choose the subtitles option that you want to use.

If you want videos to use captions or subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing by default:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility.
  2. Scroll to the Media section and tap Subtitles & Captioning.
  3. Turn on Closed Captions + SDH.

You can also customize how you want the subtitles to look:



For more helpful tips in customizing your Apple device, go to the Apple Accessibility page!