How to Turn Off Subtitles on Netflix on iPhone and iPad (2024)

Learn how to turn off Netflix subtitles on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows & gaming stations in no time. Enjoy a better viewing experience!

Subtitles on Netflix help to better understand the Movies & TV shows, especially when the videos are created in different languages. In most Netflix movies or TV shows, you don’t really want captions. Subtitles can interrupt the bottom part of the Netflix movie image; thus, you may feel annoyed. Luckily, it’s handy to turn off subtitles. Just keep reading the article and find a simple way to get rid of the Netflix caption. 

On Any Device: Turn Off Subtitles on Netflix

Here is how to turn off Netflix subtitles on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, Gaming stations, etc. 

Steps to turn off Subtitles on Netflix for iPhone 

Step 1: Launch the Netflix App on your iPhone (Netflix app not working) > Tap on TV Shows > Click on Play the desired TV show.

Access Netflix App Tap on TV Shows Click on Play the desired show on iPhone

Step 2: Tap on the Screen to make the options available > From there, Select Audio & Subtitles.

Tap on the screen Select Audio & Subtitles on iPhone

Step 3: In the Subtitles Section, Choose Off to disable subtitles for the currently playing movie or show. 

Choose off to Disable Subtitles for current playing movie on iPhone

Steps to turn off Subtitles on Netflix for Android

Step 1: Launch the Netflix App on your Android Phone > Select your Profile > Tap on TV Shows > Click on Play the desired TV show.

Open Netflix App Select Profile Tap on TV shows Click on Play on Android

Step 2: Tap on the Screen to make the options available > From there, Select Audio & Subtitles in the bottom right corner.

Tap on Audio & Subtitles on Android

Step 3: In the Subtitles Section, Choose Off to disable subtitles for the current playing movie or show > Tap on Apply to Confirm the Changes.

Choose off under Subtitle Section Tap on Apply on Android

Steps to turn off subtitles on Netflix for Mac

Unfortunately, the Netflix app isn’t yet available for Mac, and most Mac users use the web version to access the movies & TV shows. It eventually means that steps to disable the subtitles for Netflix on the web apply to Mac users. So, follow the steps to remove the subtitles on Netflix on Mac. 

Steps to Remove Subtitles on Netflix for the Web 

Step 1: Launch Safari browser on your Mac > Navigate to Netflix.com > Tap on Sing In.

Open Safari Navigate to Netflix.com Tap on Sign In on Mac

Step 2: Enter your Email and Password to Sign in to your Netflix account.

Enter Email and Password to Sign in Netflix Account on Mac

Step 3: Select your Profile.

Select your Profile on Mac

Step 4: Tap on TV Shows > Click on Play the desired TV show.

Tap on TV Shows Select Play on Mac

Step 5: When content starts to play, Click on the Caption Icon.

Click on Caption Option on Mac

Step 6: In the Subtitles Section, Choose Off to Disable Subtitles for the current playing movie or show.

Select Off under Subtitles Section on Mac

That’s It! This will turn off subtitles on Netflix for movies and TV shows that are currently being played. 

Steps to disable Subtitles on Netflix for Windows

Step 1: Launch the Netflix App on your Windows PC.

Open Netflix App on Windows

Step 2: Select your Profile.

Select your Profile on Windows

Step 3: Tap on the Hamburger Icon at the top left Corner.

Tap on Hamburger icon on Windows

Step 4: Click on TV Shows.

Tap on TV Shows on Windows

Step 5: Play the desired TV Show. 

Tap on Show to Play on Windows

Step 6: When the content starts playing, Click on the Caption Icon in the top right corner.

Tap on Caption icon on Windows

Step 7: Select Off, and this will disable Subtitles

Choose Off under Subtitles Section on Windows

Steps to Remove Netflix Subtitles on Smart TV

If you prefer watching Netflix on your Android TV, here’s how to turn off subtitles.

Step 1: Access the Netflix App on your Smart TV and start playing movies or TV shows.

Step 2: Use the Up and Down keys to bring up the Options Bar.

Step 3: Navigate to the Subtitle and Audio menu.

Step 4: Then, select Off

Steps to Remove Netflix Subtitles on a Gaming Device

Many users prefer to watch Netflix on their gaming consoles, such as Playstation or Xbox. If you’re watching Netflix on Xbox and want to remove subtitles, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open the Netflix app on your Xbox.

Step 2: Start playing the movie or TV show you want to watch.

Step 3: Press and hold the down key to access the Options menu.

Step 4: Choose ‘Audio and Subtitles‘.

Step 5: Disable the toggle next to the ‘Subtitles‘ option.

How to remove Netflix Subtitles(Playstation)

Step 1: Access the Netflix App on your device.

Step 2: Play the desired Movie or TV show.

Step 3: On your controller, press the Down button.

Step 4: Configure Subtitles to off

Final Verdict!

If you no longer want subtitles, disabling them with just a few clicks in the Netflix App is handy. And the best part is that you can enable Netflix subtitles back on again. What makes it super convenient is that your profile settings are implied across devices with the same Netflix ID & Password.

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at karlywood.ohio@gmail.com or through (Facebook)

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