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

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

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

Turn on audio descriptions

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

  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 descriptions 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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