Use Live Caption in Chrome

You can turn on Live Caption for media that you play in Chrome.
Live Caption is only available in English.
  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom of the settings page, click Advanced.
  4. Under 'Accessibility', turn on Live Caption.

Tips: 

  • When you play a video, to turn on captions, at the top right select Media control Media control.
  • To use Live Captions for videos that auto-play, turn on the video volume.

Customise your captions

Customise your captions to make them easier to read. You can:

  • Collapse and expand captions with the arrow on the caption box.
  • Select the captions to move them to your preferred place on your browser.
  • Change your caption font, size, colour and opacity.
  • Change the background colour and opacity.

To customise the font:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under Accessibility, click Caption preferences.
  5. In your computer's system preferences, select your customisation.
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