You can change the size, color, and font of your video captions Change your video caption style in Chrome. Chrome in itself doesn’t have captions settings. The closest thing to it is simply to adjust your YouTube captions through your YouTube/Google Account – remember that these are one and the same.
If you want to toggle the default captions on or off on your YouTube/Google account, follow these steps.
Open your YouTube Account Settings page.
Select the “Playback” option from the menu on the left.
Check the “Always show captions” option to toggle them on for every video. Uncheck it to turn them all off.
If you want to see automatic captions on videos that don’t provide them, check the “Show automatic captions by speech recognition” option.
When you’re done adjusting the default settings, click the “Save” button.
iOS -Change your video caption style in Chrome
On iOS, you can’t adjust the captions settings through Chrome, only YouTube. Here’s how to toggle the captions on and off on an iOS device. Have in mind that the process is the same for iPhone and iPad.
Open YouTube and start a video of your choice.
Tap the “Menu” icon (three vertical dots).
Tap the “CC” icon to toggle the captions on.
Tap it again to toggle them off.
Follow these steps to toggle the captions on and off on an Android device. Like with iOS devices, you can only manage captions via YouTube. This tutorial covers both smartphones and tablets.
Go to YouTube.
Open a video.
Tap the “Menu” icon to turn the captions on.
Tap it again to turn them off.
Tap on your account icon.
Tap the “Your channel” option.
Tap the three vertical dots at the upper-right corner of the screen.
Select the “Settings” option from the menu.
Tap the “Captions” tab near the bottom of the list.
Tap the slider next to the “Captions” title to toggle them on.
Tap it once more to toggle the captions off.
You can also make adjustments to captions from this menu.
TV and Game Consoles
If you’d like to manage captions for your Google/YouTube Account on a TV or Game console, the YouTube Settings page is your best solution. Follow these steps.
Go to YouTube.
On the watch page, toggle the player controls.
Go for “More Options”.
Click the “CC” button.
Select “Captions” to toggle them on, and click the option once more to toggle them off.
Closed Captioning Size and Style
Here’s how to make adjustments to captions on a computer.
Go to a video.
Click the “Settings” icon.
Click the “Subtitles/CC” button.
Click the “Options” button.
Make the adjustments you want.
Available options include: font, size, text opacity, text color, background opacity, background color, window opacity, window color, and character edge style.
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