How do I enable audio descriptions for downloads on my iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch?

To watch downloaded titles with audio descriptions on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, follow the steps below based on the iOS version on your device.

iOS 13 and higher

Turn on Descriptive Audio

  1. Select Settings from your device's home screen.

  2. Select Accessibility.

  3. Select Audio Descriptions.

  4. Set the toggle switch to On.

  5. Return to the Netflix app.

  6. While playing a downloaded title, tap the Audio & Subtitles option from the player menu.

  7. Ensure your selected audio option contains Audio Description.

  8. Return to playing the TV show or movie with audio descriptions enabled.

Note:
If you have a downloaded title that you would like to watch with audio descriptions, you will need to delete that title and download it again after you have enabled this setting.

iOS 12 and lower

Turn on Descriptive Audio

  1. Select Settings from your device's home screen.

  2. Select General.

  3. Select Accessibility.

  4. Select Audio Descriptions.

  5. Set the toggle switch to On.

  6. Return to the Netflix app.

  7. While playing a downloaded title, tap the Audio & Subtitles option from the player menu.

  8. Ensure your selected audio option contains Audio Description.

  9. Return to playing the TV show or movie with audio descriptions enabled.

Note:
If you have a downloaded title that you would like to watch with audio descriptions, you will need to delete that title and download it again after you have enabled this setting.