How to change the appearance of subtitles and closed captions

You can change the font, size, shadow, and background color of subtitles and closed captions.

To change the appearance of subtitles and closed captions:

  1. From a web browser, go to your Netflix Account page.

  2. From Profile & Parental Controls, select a profile.

  3. Select Change for Subtitle appearance.

    Note:
    The Subtitle appearance option isn't available in some countries with the following primary languages, even if a profile is set to a different language: Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Korean, Romanian, Traditional Chinese, and Thai. Appearance options also may not show on some older devices.
  4. Choose your subtitle appearance settings.

  5. Save changes.

  6. Open the Netflix app on your device.

    Note:
    If you're using a TV, open the Netflix app on your TV and select Settings, then Get Help, then Reload for the changes to take effect.

For instructions on how to change the subtitle and closed caption appearance on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Apple Support.

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