How to change language and switch on subtitles on your Netflix app

BY Bethwel Njore / February 17, 2017
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BY Bethwel Njore / February 17, 2017 / How To

If you’re a movie or video junkie, Netflix is perhaps the most important app you can install on your Android smartphone or Tablet. The Netflix Android app delivers a wealth of TV episodes and movies that you can watch anytime right from your handset. You get a flawless experience with this app, and there’s incredible variety. Better yet, Netflix has followed Amazon’s lead and highlighted a number of films and TV shows that can be downloaded for offline watching.

With some of these films, it just helps that you need to turn on subtitles to view text in different languages or to better follow the plot. Netflix has made it super easy for its users to turn on subtitles and also change the film’s language on the go. This article provides a brief guide on how to do this.

Adjusting Netflix settings

For savvy Netflix users, it’s pretty easy to adjust the settings. But if you’re a newbie or aren’t very familiar with various features of this app, you might have a hard time finding and changing things. The steps below are a general guide that you can follow to switch on subtitles and change the language on Netflix. Keep in mind that the exact steps might (slightly) vary depending on the software platform and device you’re using, but these steps should serve as a guideline.

Steps to turn on subtitles and change the language in Netflix Android app

  • Launch the Netflix app on your Android smartphone or tablet
  • Choose the TV show or film that you intend to play
  • Choose ‘Audio & Subtitles’ on the options panel
  • Choose your preferred subtitles or language options
  • Click Back to return to the options panel
  • Hit Play

With these simple set of instructions, you should be able to change subtitles and language settings so you can make the best out of your Netflix Android app.

Source: 9to5Google

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