How to Turn Off Closed Captions on Samsung Smart TV

Smart TVs have been made for everyone. Whether you have kids or elder folk, everyone loves to watch content on TV. The best part about a lot of TVs out there, whether smart or not, is that they make sure there are special accessibility features that can help the people who have heard of hearing to understand what’s going on in a video. You might think of them as subtitles, but what we are talking about are closed captions.

Closed Captions are like subtitles, but they provide even more information as to what is happening in the video. These are accessibility features that are available on TVs and even your mobile phones. A lot of streaming apps like YouTube also have this feature. Not only the streaming apps, but TVs also come with the Closed Captions feature. Now, if you’re someone that has a Samsung TV, you can follow this guide on how to turn off closed captions on Samsung Smart TV and more details about it.

Let’s get started.

Turn Off Closed Captions on Samsung Smart TV

Before you go ahead and turn off Closed Captions on your Samsung TV, make sure that everyone at your home agrees to have it turned off. The reason why we ask you to do this is that it could be possible that someone might have turned it on because it makes it easy for them to understand what’s happening in the video.

Here are the steps to turn off Closed Captions on a Samsung TV.

how to turn off closed captions on samsung tv
  1. Grab the remote and press the home button on it.
  2. Navigate to Settings followed by General.
  3. Under General, choose Accessibility
  4. Select Caption Settings.
  5. If you want to turn Closed Captions on, simply select the On option and the same step can be followed to turn it off.
  6. That’s it.
how to turn off closed captions on samsung tv

Closed Captions on Samsung Smart TV – All Options

If you plan to make use of Closed Captions on your Samsung TV, there are three different options for you to choose from.

  • Caption Mode: When you select Caption Mode, you will be able to choose from different available caption languages. This language can only be changed based on the source of the media being played or for that matter if it’s a Live TV channel, then it will depend on the Live TV Channel provider.
  • Digital Caption Options: Don’t like the default font, color, and size of the captions being displayed on your Samsung TV? You can easily change all of them by heading into the Digital Caption Options.
  • Separate Closed Captions: Don’t like the default position of the Closed Captions on your Samsung TV? You can easily adjust them. Whether you want them towards the bottom part of the screen, on the left or right sides, or even on the top if you want.

Reset Closed Captions on Samsung Smart TV

Just as we spoke about how you can modify and change a lot of the elements for your Closed Captions on your Samsung TV, you can also reset if you don’t like the changes you made.

Here are the steps to reset the Closed Captions settings on your Samsung TV.

  1. Grab the TV remote for your Samsung TV and press the Home button.
  2. Navigate to the Settings option and choose General.
  3. Under General, select Accessibility, followed by Caption Settings.
  4. Highlight Digital Caption Options and choose Return to Default.
  5. The Closed Captions have now been reset to the factory default settings.


This concludes the guide on how you can turn off Closed Captions on a Samsung Smart TV. Indeed, Closed Caption is a useful feature for the elderly folk and also for those who might be hard of hearing. So make sure to ask everyone at home if they are ok with turning Closed Captions off.

If you have any questions or queries, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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