It also assists individuals with hearing issues to understand and enjoy videos better even without sound.
Without any further delay, let us understand how to get subtitles on NOW TV.
NOW TV Subtitles Importance
Nowadays, people refer to subtitles as a very important feature of their online streaming experience especially when watching most Asian shows to translate Japanese and or Korean characters and conversations.
Subtitles are the translated version of a video’s transcription that’s created to provide a real-time experience on what’s happening on screen – not just dialogue but at times even the script.
Most online streaming apps such as Netflix, HBO Go and others, have a solid subtitle feature which users can enjoy especially if their first language isn’t English.
As a matter of fact, Netflix provides multiple subtitle options depending on where you are watching such as Mandarin, Greek, Russian, and some others.
As another addition, the UK Company has released the subtitles feature to all its users of the application. For some users, the release of “NOW TV subtitles” feature is like a boon for their viewing needs.
How to Know if Subtitles are Available?
The Company has announced that the subtitles are only still just available for selected on-demand movies and shows on Sky Cinema Pass and NOW TV Entertainment Pass.
It is also limited to some NOW TV devices such as:
Users can also view subtitles on NOW TV Box and Smart Stick Apps such as BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, ITV Hub, All 4, Netflix and Youtube. Unfortunately, BT TV Box and YouView box users cannot access any subtitles at this time.
How to Find
Source NOW TV.com
Having said these, how do users actually find out if a particular TV show or movie has a subtitle?
They may refer to the NOW TV selection screen and check an “S” symbol in the show’s information. It is usually found at the extreme right corner of the show’s title just above the synopsis.
So, to remove this feature do the following steps:
1. On TV. To turn off the feature on your TV do the following:
Get your TV Box or NOW Smart Stick
Go to the “Home screen”
Select “Settings” from the main menu
Click to “turn off” for all available movies and shows.
2. On App. To turn off subtitles from NOW TV app do the following:
Simply go to “Settings” and click “General”
Go to “Accessibility” and click “Subtitles and Captioning”
“Turn off” Closed Captions + SDH setting
The Company official website also offers a vast array of HELP options users can refer to for their queries including several suggestions on how to get subtitles on NOW TV. It even offers a Live Chat feature for other non-listed items.