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How to enable subtitles on your TV via the remote control button, Teletext, and HbbTV broadcast

    This article provides a general overview of how to enable subtitles on your TV, including how to access them via the remote control button, Teletext, and broadcast TV (HbbTV). 

    If you experience issues viewing subtitles on your TV, refer to your set-top box manual and/or this subtitle support article.


    Enable subtitles directly via the remote control button


    For remote controls with the Image (Subtitles) button:
    1. Press the Image (Subtitles) button while watching a TV channel.
    2. Select your preferred subtitle language.
       
    For remote controls without the Image (Subtitles) button:
    1. Press the MENU or 123 button.
    2. Select Subtitles.
    3. Select your preferred subtitle language.

    Enable subtitles via Teletext


    For remote controls with the Teletext button:
    1. Press the Teletext button while watching a TV channel.
    2. In the Teletext menu, enter the 3-digit code to access the subtitles page.
      • The 3-digit code may vary depending on the country or TV channel. For example, the code for Italy RAI channels is 777.
      • Please check with your broadcast provider to determine which code to use.

    How to disable Teletext subtitles



    For remote controls without the Teletext button:
    1. Press the MENU or 123 button on the remote control.
    2. Select Colour/Data broadcasting > Text.
    3. Press OK.
    4. In the Teletext menu, select the MENU button > Numbers.
    5. Enter the 3-digit code.

    Select the Text option again to close the Text/Teletext menu.


    Enable subtitles via broadcast (i.e. Interactive application, HbbTV)


    Before you start

    Make sure you enable the Interactive application:

    • Select TV Settings > Channels and inputs > Preferences (Channels) > Interactive application > Enable interactive application.
    • Alternatively, based on your TV model, you can follow these steps to enable HbbTV:
      1. Press the MENU button.
      2. Select TV options > Advanced options > HbbTV settings > On.

    For remote controls with color buttons:
    • Press the Red button to access the HbbTV channel options.

    Subtitle options will be displayed if the current TV channel and programme support subtitles.
     

    For remote controls without color buttons:

    The steps below will allow you to access the color keys/buttons on your remote control.

    1. Press the MENU or 123 button.
    2. Select Colour/Data broadcasting.
    3. Select the Red button to access the HbbTV channel options.