How to use subtitles, captions, or alternate audio

You can change the subtitles, captions, and alternate audio for many TV shows and movies. Netflix displays the 5-7 most relevant languages based on your location and language settings. For downloads, Netflix displays the 2 most relevant languages.

To use subtitles, captions, or alternate audio:

  1. Open Netflix.

  2. Select a TV show or movie.

  3. Begin playing and take the action listed for your device:

Device

Action

Mobile phones or tablets, computers

Tap or click the screen

Smart TV, Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, gaming systems, streaming media players

Press the up or down arrow on the remote

Apple TV 2 or Apple TV 3

Hold down the center button on the Apple TV remote

Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K

Swipe down on the Apple TV remote

4. Select the Dialog icon at either the top or bottom of the screen.

5. Make changes to the audio or subtitle selections.

Note:
Subtitle preferences are not saved when watching Kids TV shows or movies.