Switching on subtitles

Here's how to turn subtitles on for the channel you are currently watching on Sky.

Select the relevant instructions from the options below:

Voice control

Top tip: Got a Sky remote with Voice Control? Press and hold the voice button and say “Turn subtitles on” into the microphone.

This turns subtitles on for all channels.

Turning on subtitles in apps on your Sky Q box or Sky Glass

Turning on subtitles for Sky Go

Key Information

Subtitles are available for Live TV and On Demand content in the Sky Go app on all platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows, Mac and games consoles. They aren't available for recordings or live TV streams in Sky Go from a connected Sky Q box. Subtitles aren't available in the Sky Kids app or on the Sky Store section of the set top box. For more help, read our guide to switching on subtitles.

Please note: Channel 4 content isn't currently supported in the Sky Go app, but is coming at a later date. This means that you may see an "S" in the programme details for a show, but if that show comes from Channel 4, the subtitles will not appear.


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For more help with subtitles on Sky, read Finding shows or movies with subtitles or Fixing problems with subtitles.