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How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount Plus?

Written by Gabriela Vatu
Last updated July 8, 2021

Sometimes, while watching content, we need closed captions. Even if the content is in our native language, it may be difficult to understand each word that is spoken, so we need our subtitles. Let's see how we can turn them on and off on Paramount Plus.

Closed captions may be necessary for those who are hearing impaired or for those who simply have to keep the volume down because their kids are sleeping - or who are watching in very noisy environments. Whatever the reason, those subtitles are sometimes needed, so we need to figure out how to turn them on regardless of the device you're using.

What Devices Can You Turn on Closed Captions for Paramount Plus?

As you know, Paramount Plus is available on a multitude of devices, including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, various smart TVs, as well as via browsers on your computer and mobile devices.

The apps for the following devices have the ability to toggle Closed Captions on and off.

Next, we're going to go through the devices on the above-mentioned list and help you figure out to toggle the closed captions on and off.

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Computer and Mobile Web Browser

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on iPhone and iPad

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Android Phone or Tablet

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Apple TV

In order to toggle the captions on and off on your Apple TV, there are a couple of options for you.

Via Siri

Through the Apple TV Menu

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Android TV

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Amazon Fire TV or Kindle

While using your Fire TV, there are a couple of options to enable the closed captions.

Via the Paramount Plus app

Via the Video Player

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Roku

Depending on the Roku model you're using, the Captions Mode menu may vary a bit.

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on LG TV

For the LG TV, there are a few ways to turn on the closed captions.

Via Video Player

Via the LG Remote Control or LG Settings

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Samsung TV

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Vizio TV

Turning on the closed captions on Paramount Plus on a Vizio TV can be done in a few ways.

On Vizio TV

Via Vizio SmartCast

Via the Vizio Remote Control

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Portal TV

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Xbox

There are two ways you can enable closed captions on your Paramount Plus app on your Xbox device.

While streaming Live TV

While streaming video on demand or Live TV

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on PlayStation

On your PS4, there are multiple ways to turn on Closed Captions.

While watching Live TV

While streaming all types of video - live TV or on-demand

How to Enable Closed Captions on Paramount+ on Xfinity Flex

For the Xfinity Flex, there are also two options to watch content with closed captions.

While watching content on demand

  • Select the "CC" button or press ZERO on the Flex remote.
  • Format the closed captions from the Settings area in the main menu, following up to Closed Captions. There are multiple styles to choose from.
  • Audio descriptions are not available with Flex devices.

While watching Live TV

There you go, now you know how to turn on and off all the captions you need while watching Paramount Plus content.



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