Accessibility on Netflix

You have options to control how you access and watch Netflix. The following accessibility features are available for those with hearing, sight, or physical mobility concerns.

Assistive listening systems

You can use many types of assistive listening headsets, hearing aids, headphones, or neck loops to listen to TV shows or movies you're watching.

Audio descriptions

Audio descriptions give more detail about what's happening on screen, including facial expressions, physical actions, and changes in scene. Netflix has a wide range of TV shows and movies available with audio descriptions.

Brightness controls

Increase or decrease brightness of a TV show or movie while watching on mobile devices.

Keyboard shortcuts

You can control the playing of TV shows and movies through keyboard shortcuts on your computer. Controls include play/pause, rewind, fast-forward, as well as screen size and volume settings.

Playback speed controls

Increase or decrease the playback speed of a TV show or movie while watching on mobile devices.

Screen readers

You can navigate Netflix with many common screen readers that read text aloud.

Subtitles & closed captions

Subtitles show dialogue as text so you can read it on your screen. Closed captions go beyond the dialogue text to give more detail on the sounds occurring within TV shows or movies. You can change the font, size, shadow, and background color of subtitles and closed captions. If you have questions or concerns about closed captions on Netflix, let us know.

Voice commands

You can find and play TV shows and movies by speaking voice commands on Netflix. Many voice-enabled remote controls and voice-activated assistants allow using only your voice.