How do I turn subtitles on/off?

Learn how to turn subtitles on and off by selecting your device below

Web browser
  1. On the video player, click on subtitles.png for subtitle options.
  2. At Show Subtitles, slide the button to the right to turn on the subtitles for the video. Slide the button to the left to turn off subtitles.
  3. Under Subtitles, select your preferred subtitle language from list of available subtitles

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Apple/Android device
  1. Tap on subtitles.png at the top right of the video player for subtitle options
  2. Select your preferred subtitle language from list of available subtitles to turn on subtitles. Tap "Off" to turn off subtitles
Roku

There are two ways to turn the subtitles on or off. You can do this by visiting the Roku device settings and within the app.

On the Roku device Main Menu:

1. Go to Settings. 

2. To open the captions menu, select Accessibility. If Accessibility is not listed, select Captions.

3. Select Captions Mode

4. Choose between <Off>, <On> and <On Replay>.

Within the Viki app: 

1. Go to the video. 

2. Once it starts, press * (asterisk) 

3. The video will pause and a pop-up menu will appear with the Closed Captioning option.

4. Choose between <Off>, <On> and <On Replay>.

Note: On Replay will only show subtitles when you press the replay button on your remote. Use this option if you feel comfortable with the video audio language. You can use the replay button and the last 10 seconds will replay with subtitles.

After you turn subtitles on or off, the setting will remain. You will not have to turn them on or off again.

Apple TV
  1. From the video, with the remote, slide down the touch feature to bring down the subtitle menu at the top of the screen.
  2. English should be chosen as a default if the device is set in English. You can slide left or right to choose your preferred subtitle language or turn off the subtitles.

Android TV
  1. On the video player, click on cc_androidtv.png for subtitle options.
  2. Select your preferred subtitle language from list of available subtitles to turn on subtitles. Select "OFF" to turn off subtitles.
Amazon Fire TV
  1. You can turn on the subtitles and select the language you want your subtitles to appear, by going to Settings and clicking on Settings. You will be able to select your preferred subtitle language from the options on the list.
  2. If the episode or movie you're watching has not been subtitled yet in your preferred language, you will get the default English subtitles instead.

 

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