Apple TV User Guide
- What’s new in tvOS 15
- Use tvOS Control Center
- Watch together using SharePlay
- Use screen savers
- Customize the Home Screen
- Use iOS or iPadOS Control Center
- Use the Search app
- Restrict access to content
- Adjust privacy settings
- Manage storage
- Share Apple TV
- Family Sharing
- Adjust video and audio settings
- Connect Bluetooth devices
- Set notifications
- Set the TV button
- Use the iOS or iPadOS keyboard
- Control your TV and volume
- Use other remotes
- Use Apple TV as a conference room display
- Change network settings
- Change language or region
- Accessibility features
- Use Zoom to magnify
- Reduce screen motion
- Use audio descriptions
- Set AirPods controls
- Set hearing controls
- Type instead of speaking to Siri
- Add an accessibility shortcut
Use subtitles and captioning on Apple TV
If you prefer special accessible captions, such as subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH), you can set Apple TV to show them instead of standard subtitles and captions. You can also customize the look of subtitles and captions.
Note: Not all videos include closed captions.
Turn on Closed Captions and SDH
In Settings on Apple TV, go to Accessibility > Subtitles and Captioning.
Turn Closed Captions and SDH on (or use the accessibility shortcut).
Customize your subtitles and captions
In Settings on Apple TV, go to Accessibility > Subtitles and Captioning > Style.
Choose an existing caption style, or create a new style based on your choice of:
Font, size, and color
Background color and opacity
Text opacity, edge style, and highlight
Note: If you connect a Braille display to Apple TV, it will continuously print captions and subtitles of a TV show or movie when captions or subtitles are turned on.