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How to Turn on Subtitles on YouTube [Desktop and Mobile]

Inarguably, YouTube is a general video streaming platform used around the world. For user’s convenience, YouTube support several advanced features. Between them, subtitles or CC is a compatible option, which you can enable to understand other language videos with ease. Whether it is an auto-generated one or gives by the uploader, enabling/disabling the captions on YouTube is very easier. 

How to turn on YouTube subtitles on a desktop browser?

Step(1) once watching a YouTube video on your browser, pick the CC icon situated on the media player.

Step(2) Though the closed captions are enabled, a red-colored line would appear below that icon. To power off the subtitles, just click the CC icon again.

How to Turn on Subtitles on YouTube

Step(3) If the video has more generated captions, you could activate it simply by clicking the gear-shaped settings icon and then, choose your preferred caption from the Subtitles/CC menu.

Configure YouTube to display Closed Captions automatically

You could also activate YouTube to views captions automatically for all videos. It could be activated directly from your settings page.

Step(1) With YouTube visit on your web browser, tap your account icon on the top right corner.

Step(2) choose the Settings menu.

Step(3) pick out the Playback and performance menu on the left side menu panel.

Step(4) activate Include auto-generated captions (when available) situated next to Subtitles and Closed Captions setting.

Step(5) The modified would be stores automatically. Return to YouTube and start playing your favorite videos. The captions would appear automatically if it’s accessible for that video.

How to turn on YouTube subtitles on the mobile?

Step(1) With a video playing on your YouTube app, pick the three-dot menu icon on the top right corner of the player.

Step(2) choose the Captions section.

Step(3) pick out your preferred caption.

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Turn to display captions automatically:

  1. Pick your profile icon on the top right corner of app.
  2. Hit the Settings menu.
  3. Choose Captions.

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Enable it by toggling the slider.

If you could not search the CC menu option on the video player or the subtitles menu on the settings, it means that there are no subtitles for that video.

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