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 subtitles.png for subtitle options.
  2. At Show Subtitles, slide the button to the right to turn on subtitles for the video. Slide the button to the left to turn off subtitles.
  3. At Subtitles, select your preferred subtitle language from the list of available subtitles. More here.

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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 the 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 Viki app.

On Roku device main menu:

  1. Go to Settings. 
  2. Select Accessibility to launch the captions menu. If Accessibility is not listed, select Captions.
  3. Select Captions Mode.
  4. Choose between <Off>, <On> and <On Replay>.

Within Viki app: 

  1. At the video you are watching, press * (asterisk) on your Roku remote.
  2. The video will pause and a pop-up menu will appear with the Closed Captioning option.
  3. 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 subtitles on or off again.

Apple TV
  1. At the video you are watching, swipe down the touch feature of your Apple TV remote 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 swipe left or right to choose your preferred subtitle language or turn off the subtitles.

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Android TV
  1. On the video player, click cc_androidtv.png for subtitle options.
  2. Select your preferred subtitle language from the list of available subtitles to turn on subtitles. Select OFF to turn off subtitles.
Amazon Fire TV
  1. Go to Settings, then click Subtitles. 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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