When using a Roku device, you may switch closed captions on or off by navigating through the Roku’s Accessibility menu or by using the * button on your remote. Closed Captions are an accessibility feature that shows text on the screen to assist you with understanding conversation, voiceovers, and action on the screen. Closed Captions are available on most video games.
, select Accessibility > Subtitles & Captioning from the drop-down menu. Closed Captions and SDH should be enabled.
It is possible to enable an Accessibility shortcut on an Apple TV device with a Siri Remote, making it even quicker to toggle closed captioning on and off. Open the Settings app and select General > Accessibility from the drop-down menu.
How do I turn off subtitles on my Roku TV?
Examine the settings that apply to the entire system. Make sure that Captions mode is turned off from the Roku Home screen by navigating to Settings > Accessibility > Captions mode.
The Roku remote or TV app may not allow you to enable closed captions. If the service you’re using has a mobile app that supports Roku, check to see if there’s an option there. Streaming providers such as Netflix and YouTube offer mobile apps that allow users to cast content to their televisions using the Roku.
- Alternatively, if you do not see Accessibility, click Captions to bring up the captions option.
- Always choose the option On.
- Enabling closed captions is exactly as straightforward as the procedures outlined above make it appear in the video.
Although it is possible that captions will not function as expected, this is more likely to occur due to a software bug or an app that utilizes its own subtitle choices.