How to turn Closed Captions on or off on your Roku device.

Modified on Mon, 22 Apr 2024 at 09:16 AM

To turn closed captions on or off on a Roku device, you can follow these steps:

Turning Closed Captions On/Off Through Roku Settings

1. From the Home Screen:

   - Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

   - Scroll and select Settings.

   - Choose Accessibility. If you do not see Accessibility, select Captions.

   - Select Caption mode, then choose when captions appear:

     - Off: Captions will never show.

     - On: Captions will always show.

     - On replay: Captions will only show when you press the replay button.

Turning Closed Captions On/Off During Playback

1. During Playback:

   - Press the Star (*) button on your Roku remote while streaming a video.

   - A menu will appear on your screen, and you can select the option for closed captions.

   - Toggle the closed captions according to your preference (On, Off, On during mute, etc.).

Using the Roku Mobile App

1. Using the Roku Mobile App:

   - Open the Roku app on your smartphone or tablet.

   - Connect to your Roku device.

   - Tap the Remote icon.

   - With a video playing, tap the Options (*) button on the screen.

   - Access the closed captions settings and adjust as desired.

These methods should help you manage the closed captions settings on your Roku device. The options might vary slightly depending on the model of your Roku device and the software version it's running.

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