Closed captioning lets you display the text of spoken terms or background noise or sound effects of the video played on the screen. It is similar to the subtitles that display the speech in the form of text to make it more understandable for users. If you find the closed caption annoying while streaming the content, you can turn it off on your Roku device right away.
This article covers the instructions on the feasible methods for disabling closed captions on your Roku TV. We have added the troubleshooting methods to follow when you can’t turn off closed captions.
How to Turn Off Closed Caption During Video Playback on Roku
Disabling captions during video playback is the quickest way to turn off the feature. 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 disable the closed caption on Roku.
Note: This method is not applicable to all streaming channels available on Roku. For those channels, you need to turn off the captions in the Roku settings.
How to Turn Off Closed Caption via Roku Settings
 Press the 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 the closed caption on Roku.
How to Disable Closed Captions on Roku using The Roku App
If your Roku remote is not working, you can pair the Roku Mobile App with the device to disable closed captions.
1. Install the Roku App on your smartphone.
2. Open the Roku App and tap the Profile icon.
3. Sign in with the Roku account credentials.
4. Head to the Home screen and tap Devices.
5. Select your Roku device to get connected with the app.
6. Once done, tap Remote from the options.
7. Press the Star (*) button on the virtual remote while playing the content.
8. Select the Caption Mode and choose Off to disable.
Yes, you can enable the closed captions on the Netflix channel on Roku.