Use captions in a video meeting

You can make it easier to follow what’s being said in meetings by turning on captions, which show text of the conversation.

​Captions are not currently supported on mobile devices.

Turn captions on or off

Computer

  1. On the bottom-right of the Meet window, click More More.
  2. Click Turn on captions or Turn off captions.

Hangouts Meet hardware

  1. On the top-right of the touchscreen, tap Settings Settings.
  2. Tap Live captions On On or Off Off.

Chromebox for meetings

  1. Using the remote control, press Settings Settings.
  2. Press Turn on captions or Turn off captions.

Chromebase for meetings

  1. On the bottom-right of the touchscreen, tap More More.
  2. Press Turn on captions or Turn off captions.

Tip: If the captions are covered by your call controls, click anywhere else inside the Meet window to dismiss them.

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