Enabling Captions for Sling TV Channels

  1. While watching a Sling TV program, press the OK button on the remote.
  2. On the overlay that displays, select the Closed Caption icon.
    Image showing the Closed Caption Menu
  3. When you return to your programming, closed captioning should display on-screen when available.
    Image showing the Closed Captions on programming

If closed captioning does not display:

  1. Toward the top of the remote control, press the Sling button to display the My TV screen
    Image showing the My TV screen
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the My TV screen and select the Sling TV Settings option.
    Image showing the Sling TV Settings option selected
  3. On the Sling TV Settings screen that displays, select the Closed Captions option on the left.
    Image showing the Closed Captions option being selected
  4. Select the Service Channels option and ensure that the CC-1 option on the far right is selected. Any change is saved automatically.
    Image showing the Closed Caption CC1 option selected

Enabling Captions for Over-the-Air Channels

  1. On the Accessibility screen, select the Captions option.
    Image showing the Accessibility Settings with Closed Caption option selected
  2. Select the Display option, then the On option.
    Image showing the Closed Caption On selection
  3. If you'd like to change the appearance of closed captioning, select the Configure option.
  4. Select the Language, Text size, or Caption style option and change the setting as desired. Changes are saved automatically.
    Image showing the Closed Caption customization options screen

    Repeat this step for other settings that you'd like to change.
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