How do I turn on closed captioning for Portal?

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You can turn on and customize closed captions for your Portal from your accessibility settings.

To control closed captions on your Portal:

  1. From Apps, select Settings .
  2. Tap Accessibility.
  3. Tap the toggle next to Closed Captions to turn closed captions on or off.

From here you can customize your closed captions:

  • Language
  • Font size, font style and various colors
  • Background color and transparency
  • Window color and transparency
  • Text edge color and transparency

When adjusting your closed captions settings tap the to preview captions in full screen.

Keep in mind, some apps require turning closed captions on in the app first before any of the Portal customized settings can be applied. Other apps may support only a minimal set of customizations, and some apps may carry their own closed captions options and may ignore Portal TV custom settings.


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