Use captions on your Chromebook

You can use Live Caption to automatically create real-time captions for any audio or video that you play on your Chrome browser.

Turn on captions

  1. On your Chromebook, at the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings .
  3. At the left, select Advanced and then Accessibility and then Manage accessibility features.
  4. Under ‘Audio and captions’, select Captions.
  5. Turn on Live Caption.

Tip: If you can’t find the Live Caption setting, this feature isn’t yet supported on your device.

Customise your captions

Important: Your caption preferences might not apply to all apps.

  1. On your Chromebook, at the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings .
  3. At the left, select Advanced and then Accessibility and then Manage accessibility features.
  4. Under ‘Audio and captions’, select Captions.
  5. In the drop-down menu, select your preferred font size.

Change your caption preferences

To make captions easier to read, you can:

  • Collapse and expand captions with the arrow on the caption box.
  • Drag and move the captions to your preferred place on your browser.
  • Change your caption’s font size.
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