Closed captioning is the process of displaying text that is related to or what’s on the video currently playing on the screen. It is similar to the subtitles that display the speech in the form of text to make it more understandable for all users. In Roku, there is an in-built feature to display a caption on all your video. If you are annoyed with those captions, here are some tips to turn off a closed caption on Roku.
Ways to turn off closed caption on Roku
There are two possible ways to turn off closed on your Roku device and they are
- Turn Closed caption off during video playback
- Via Roku Settings
Turn off Caption during video playback
Turning off caption using Roku settings will turn off the caption for all the video streaming on your Roku device. To turn off the caption for a particular video on your Roku, follow the steps below.
 Stream any video on your Roku.
 Press the star (*) button on your Roku remote.
 A pop menu for closed caption/audio configuration will appear on the screen.
 Select caption mode from the menu.
 Select Off to turn off the closed caption on your Roku.
Note: This method is not applicable to all streaming channels available on Roku. For those applications turn it from the Roku settings by following the steps below.
Turn off Caption via Roku Settings
 Press home button on your Roku remote.
 Select Settings from the menu.
 Navigate to Accessibility from the settings and select caption mode or choose caption directly from the settings (based on your Roku device).
 Now select Caption mode.
 In Caption mode, choose Off to turn off closed caption on your Roku.
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These are the two different ways to turn off closed caption on Roku devices. If you don’t want t turn off completely, select “On reply caption” mode to show the caption while replaying the video. If you have any doubts about the article, make use of the comments section below. For more Roku channel updates, articles, and activation, explore the site.