How to Turn Off Subtitles on Netflix Permanently

When we talk about subtitles, they are both useful and annoying at the same time. Useful when you want to watch a foreign language movie, and annoying when you want to focus on the language, speech, dialect, and the subtitle keeps going on. This automatically draws your attention towards it, and even if you know the language, you can’t help but read the subtitles. If you are someone who is trying to develop your language, or you like to watch a movie without those lines coming up at the bottom of the screen, then turning off subtitles on Netflix permanently will be the best solution for you. So in this article, we will describe how to turn off subtitles on Netflix permanently. Well, the turning off subtitle settings is different for different devices, so look out for your device name here and follow the steps as described.

Steps to turning off subtitles on Netflix permanently

Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3

  • Go to your Netflix App
  • Select any movie or TV show
  • Hold down the center button of your TV remote while allowing the movie or show to play
  • Select the option that says turn off subtitle
  • Let the movie or show to play for at least its duration
  • Your subtitle setting will be saved for future viewing

How to Turn Off Subtitles on Netflix Permanently

Samsung Smart TV

Observe whether changing the subtitle options to “None” is functional or not

If it’s not working, then find out the model of your Samsung Smart TV

There is a high chance that you are using a 2011 or 2012 Samsung Smart TV

The subtitle settings options are not supported on the older versions of the app

In that case, use a different device to stream Netflix and adjust your subtitle settings

Not try and play it on your Samsung Smart TV

Xbox 360 and Xbox One

In case you are still seeing the subtitles even after turning off the subtitles in the Netflix app, then it means that your Xbox 360 has a different setting of subtitles. Follow the steps below to know how to turn off closed caption on Netflix on your Xbox 360.

  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll down below and click on “System”
  • Further, click on “Console Settings”
  • Select the option “Display”
  • Click on “Closed Captioning”
  • Click “off”
  • Save the settings in the end and exit
  • You can now try watching any TV show or movie

To make changes on Xbox One, follow the steps below

  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll down and click on “Ease of access”
  • Click on “Closed Captioning”
  • Click on “Closed Captioning Off”
  • Save your settings in the end and exit
  • You can now try watching any TV show or movie

Nintendo 3DS

Play a different movie or TV show:

  • Observe if the other show plays without the issue
  • If it plays without the issue, go to the “Viewing Activity” page
  • Now go to the title that did not work and Select the “Report a Problem” link right next to it
  • If you don’t see the “Report a Problem” link, it means that the problem has already been reported

Try a different device

If you are facing the issue with every TV show or movie, then you may have to use it in a different device and see if the issue is still there.

Now if you are wondering how to turn off subtitles on Netflix permanently on phone, then here is the process you can follow.

Android Phone

Tap on the phone screen while a movie or TV show is playing

You will see a “Dialogue icon”, click on it

There will be a pop up regarding your audio or subtitles

Select the “Off” option that comes under subtitles

Apple device (iPhone or iPad)

Tap on the device screen while any series or movie is playing

You will see a “Dialogue icon”, click on it

There will be a pop up regarding your audio or subtitles

Select the “Off” option that comes under subtitles

To continue playing, click on the “x” icon

These were the options for you to make the necessary changes in your Netflix subtitle settings. However, please note that turning off the subtitles permanently is not allowed in a Kids Show. To do that, you will have to make the necessary changes by playing a movie or show with a maturity rating of Teens or above. To do that, you can follow the above instructions depending on the device that you are using. Hope this helps! Keep watching!

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.

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