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Know all about Activation/Deactivation of Closed Captioning on Xfinity

Know all about Activation/Deactivation of Closed Captioning on Xfinity

how to turn off closed caption on xfinity

How to Turn Off Closed Caption on Xfinity? Do you want to know more about the activation/deactivation of closed captioning on Xfinity? Well then in this post you will surely learn everything you must know but, before you begin you need to something important as well;

‘Closed captioning (CC) and subtitling are both processes of displaying text on the television, video screen, or other visual display to provide any additional or interpretive information. Moreover, both are generally used as a transcription of the audio portion of a program as it occurs either verbatim or in edited form, at times it includes descriptions of non-speech elements as well.

Furthermore, it could be that under some circumstances, you or someone else might have enabled the closed captioning or the subtitling feature on Xfinity. And this feature can be triggered easily or deactivated through the closed captioning settings. Hence, you can now go through this blog and learn how to turn off closed caption on xfinity X1. You will also be introduced to a subtitle tool if you would like to add or remove a subtitle in a video.

Part 1 – Turning off/on the closed captioning on Xfinity

Now here in this section, we will show you two ways where you can turn on or how to turn off closed caption on xfinity. For example, you can use the voice remote and the other can adopt the accessibility settings menu.

The process for turning on/off the closed captioning by using the voice remote

Do you know that you can use the voice remote to control the closed captioning on your Xfinity X1? To do so you just need to press and hold the microphone button and say to the device “Turn on the closed captioning’ or turn off the closed captioning” That’s it.

The following are the steps to activate/deactivate the closed captioning by using the X1 accessibility settings menu:

  • First of all, you will need to Click on the Xfinity button. Then highlight ‘Settings’ (the gear icon) and then just press OK.
  • Next, you should highlight ‘Accessibility Settings’ and hit the OK button.
  • Now in the highlight closed captioning you need to press the OK button to toggle the feature to ‘ON or OFF’.
  • After that, you need to choose the ‘Exit’ option if everything is done. Now you should try and change the channel and trigger the changes.


  • Now if you choose the ‘ON’ button then you should head over to the ‘Closed Captioning’ options in order to personalize some settings like the font size, color formatting etc.
  • If you want to edit subtitles and you choose your own font, background and window styling options then you should select ‘Customs’. Additionally, you can also set the style to automatic to get the default subtitle style if you wish.

Part 2 – The Best way to add subtitles to your video

Moreover, if you want to add/remove subtitles on MP4/MKV/AVI videos, you can use video converting, downloading, editing, etc.

More about the Video Converter Ultimate tool:

For Mac users

  • You first need to download and convert your video to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, PM3, FLAC and other video/audio formats.
  • It supports 1080p HD/4K UHD video download and conversion.
  • It has powerful editing features such as you can rotate/clipping/merging/cropping your video, adjusting output video effects and adding personal image or text watermarks.
  • You get to enhance your video quality and add more video/audio effects, including 3D.
  • You can also add a new subtitle/audio track as well as remove the original audio track.
  • Besides it supports adding images, watermarks and text to video clips, changing the color, font and size of the text.

So now you won’t want to miss out on experiencing this amazing tool. All you need to do is follow the steps below as instructed.

  • You would need to start by installing and launching Video Converter Ultimate.
  • Next, you will need to click on the ‘Add File’ button to add the video.
  • After that, you should click on the ‘Plus-shaped’ icon that is next to the subtitle and then lose the subtitle file of the video. Also note that the supported subtitle formats are only SRT, ASS and SSA.
  • At last, you will need to preview the video to see the effect. Nevertheless, you can also use the Video Converter Ultimate tool as a subtitle remover to erase soft subtitles from your video.

Finally, we hope that you are now able to activate and deactivate the Closed Captioning on Xfinity. If you need any assistance further you can feel free to get in touch with the diligent team of technicians provided. They will guide you accordingly with absolutely reliable solutions immediately.

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