How do I turn on closed captioning for Portal TV?

This article applies to Portal TV  

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

To control closed captions on your Portal TV:

  1. From your home screen, select Settings .
  2. Select Accessibility.
  3. Select the toggle next to the Closed Captions icon 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

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 a set of customizations, and some apps may carry their own closed captions options and may ignore Portal TV custom settings.


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Last updated October 27, 2021
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