How to Turn Off Subtitles in Netflix Streaming

How to Turn Off Subtitles in Netflix Streaming
How to Turn Off Subtitles in Netflix Streaming

Netflix’s streaming service has a large number of videos from other countries. No matter what device you use to watch Netflix, you can change the settings for the subtitles by using the control panel built into the player. Most devices let you change the subtitle settings by clicking on the “Dialog” icon or pressing “Down” on a game controller. Some devices, like Google TV, Roku, and many Blu-ray players, show you the audio and subtitle settings when you choose a video, and you can change them with your remote control while the video is playing.

Wii U, PC, Mac, Android, iOS, Nook

Step 1

To start a video, tap or click on it.

Step 2

Move the mouse cursor or tap the screen to show the playback controls, and then tap or click the “Dialog” icon.

Step 3

Choose “Subtitles,” then “Off.” When asked, choose “Done” to get back to the video.

Xbox 360 and Playstation

Step 1

Choose a video to start playing it.

Step 2

Press “Down” on the game controller to see the playback options, then choose “Audio and Subtitles” from the list.

Step 3

From the Subtitles menu, choose “Off.”

The Apple TV

Step 1

To get to the main menu, hold down the “Menu” button on the Apple TV remote.

Step 2

Choose “Settings” and “General,” then go to the “Accessibility” menu and choose “Closed Captions + SDH.”

Step 3

From the Closed Captions + SDH menu, choose “Off.” Netflix uses this global feature to turn on subtitles for streaming videos, so you need to turn it back on to see subtitles in other content.

Google TV, Roku, and other Blu-ray and streaming devices

Step 1

Choose a movie or TV show from Netflix’s library. Before the video starts, a menu called “Options” shows the different ways you can play it.

Step 2

From the Options menu, choose “Audio and Subtitles.” Then, from the Subtitles menu, choose “Off.”

Step 3

Press “Back” to go back to the main menu, and then press “Play” to start playing. After turning off the subtitles on a Google TV, you can just press “Play.”