Turn on audio description on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

On iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can turn on audio description to get scenes in videos described to you.

While watching films, TV programmes or music videos in the Apple TV app* or on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can turn on audio description. You can also turn on audio description by default.

Turn on audio description

If the video that you're watching includes audio description:

  1. While watching the video, tap the screen to reveal the playback controls.
  2. Tap the Media Selection button  to open the Audio & Subtitles menu.
  3. Choose the audio-described track that you want to use.

Use audio description by default

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility.
  2. Tap Audio Descriptions.
  3. Turn on Audio Descriptions.

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* The Apple TV app isn't available in all countries or regions. Find out where it's available.

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