The poor audio quality or language barriers can make it difficult to watch your favorite shows. Closed captioning is the solution. So how do you turn on closed captions on Sling TV?
The media streaming device you use will affect how Sling TV subtitles can be disabled or enabled. Continue reading to learn more about the different ways you can enable or disable subtitles on Sling TV.
How to activate and deactivate closed captions in Sling TV
These steps will enable closed captioning
- opening TVClick on any show to view it.
- Start the music once it has started playing. Player control bar
- Continue to the right until your reach using the CC
- Click the button to activate subtitles, or click again for disabling
Closed captions activated on Apple TV
- Start Sling TV with your Apple TV Player
- Any show is open
- To launch the control bar, swipe down on your remote
- To highlight subtitles, swipe to the right
- ChooseOnTo enable and take off to disable
After you’re done, swipe up and hide the menu.
Closed captions for Sling TV (Roku): How to activate or disable them
If you’re using Roku, follow these steps:
- Start streaming your favorite shows with Sling TV
- To launch the control bar, press OK on your Roku remote
- Scroll down until you reach Closed Captions.
- To activate, click OK
Closed captions can be deactivated on Roku by following the same steps as above except that you click OK to activate subtitles instead.
How to change the caption language
Sling TV can be customized to change the color, font size, and language of the subtitles.
- Start Sling TV and navigate to Settings
- Scroll down for Closed Captions
- To change the language, go to Service Channels
To change the style, color, and size of the subtitles, you can use the options in the closed captions menu.
How to fix “Sling TV closed captions not working or incorrect” error
Closed captions don’t work on Sling TV, or they seem broken, you can try the following solutions to fix the problem.
- Closed captioning can be turned on after you turn off the TV. Start your player control bar, then turn off subtitles and turn it on. If that doesn’t resolve the problem, then move on to the next step.
- Change the channel this issue may only be present on a channel or show. If so, you can switch to another channel to show the subtitles as normal. Contact us if you’ve tried this and still have the same problem. Support for slinging a solution.
- Relaunch your Sling TV App: In some cases, restarting the app may solve the problem. After closing the app, make sure it isn’t running in the background. Closed captions won’t work after relaunching the app.
- You might try another device. Try another streaming media device if this happens when streaming via Roku. Your device may be experiencing a problem if it works.