Change the language on your Apple TV

If you need a different language on your Apple TV, or if you accidentally changed the language, learn what to do.

Turn subtitles on or off

While you're watching a movie or TV show, you can turn on subtitles. On Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th generation), swipe down on your remote, select Subtitles, then choose the language that you want to see subtitles in.

You can also ask Siri. Just hold down the Siri button on your Siri Remote, then say “Turn on subtitles.”

To turn subtitles off, swipe down on your remote, select Subtitles, then select Off. Or hold down the Siri button on your Siri Remote, then say "Turn off subtitles."

Learn more about subtitles, audio languages, and closed captioning.

To turn on and change the language of subtitles on Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation), hold down Select on your remote for three seconds to see the Subtitles tab. Then select the option that you want to use.

Change the language on your Apple TV

Follow the steps below to change the language on your Apple TV.

Open Settings

From the Home screen, select Settings.

Select General

General is the first choice at the top of the list.

Select Language

Scroll down and select Language under Language and Region, which is the first option that displays a flag to the left. Scroll slowly, because it might take a moment for the flag to appear.

Choose the language that you want

Scroll down on the next screen and choose the language that you want.

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