Finding shows with subtitles

Finding shows or movies with subtitles

It’s easy to find out if a particular show or movie has subtitles:

  • Highlight the programme in your TV guide and check the programme information for the letter S. Using an older Sky box? You may need to press i on your Sky remote to bring up the programme information.
  • You can also check for subtitles while watching TV by bringing up the programme banner and checking for the letter S.
  • There's also a Subtitles section in the On Demand, Sky Box Sets and Sky Cinema menus.

Highlighting shows with subtitles

To see at a glance if a show has subtitles, set up your TV Guide or Planner to highlight shows with subtitles:

  1. Press Home on your Sky Q remote, and select Settings, then Accessibility.
  2. Select Highlight programmes, then select Subtitles.
  3. Press dismiss to return to your viewing.
  1. Press services on your Sky remote, select Accessibility and then highlight Highlighted Programmes with Accessibility
  2. Change the setting to Subtitles.
  3. Press green to save the setting, then sky to return to your viewing.
Key Information

Subtitles are not available on the Sky Go app, the Sky Kids app, on Ultra HD Entertainment or Cinema content, or on the Sky Store section of the set top box. For more help, read our guide to switching on subtitles.


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For more help with subtitles on Sky, read Switching on Subtitles or Fixing problems with subtitles.

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