Last Updated on January 30, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Here’s how to turn on and use live caption on Google Pixel 5. You can use captions on Pixel 5 to automatically generate captions in the English language when playing YouTube videos or other videos/movies. Also, enable live captions for phone calls (Phone & Video) in your Pixel 5, 4a 5G, 4 XL, 4, 3a XL, 3a, 3, 3 XL, 2, and 2 XL. To quickly turn live captions on or off, you can use the volume up or down button in Pixels.
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How to Turn On/Turn Off Live Caption on Google Pixel 5
Follow below given two methods to enable live caption in Pixel devices running stock Android 11 OS.
How to Turn On Live Captions in Pixels
Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and tap on the Settings gear icon.
Step 2: Tap on Sound & vibration.
Step 3: Tap on Live Caption.
Step 4: Toggle on the Live Caption button.
Step 5: Open the YouTube video or other video and you can see caption speech on the screen.
You can view the below given live caption settings in your Pixels.
Language: Set English language in your Pixel. Currently only English is available. More languages are coming soon.
Hide profanity: Enable it if you want to replace it with an asterisk (*) symbol.
Show sound labels: It includes sounds like music, applause, and laughter with caption speech.
Live Caption in volume control: Turn on toggle to quickly turn on or turn off live caption using volume up or down button.
Alternative Way: Settings > Accessibility > Live caption under Audio & On-screen text section > Toggle on Live Caption
How to Use Live Captions for Phone Calls on Pixel Phones
Step 1: Go to Settings.
Step 2: Tap Sound & vibration.
Step 3: Tap Live Caption.
Step 4: Scroll at the end and tap on Caption calls.
Step 5: Choose from Ask every time (Default)/Always/Off.
How to Turn Off Live Caption on Pixel 5/4a 5G/4 XL/4/3a XL/3a/3 XL/3/2 XL/2
Settings > Sound & vibration > Live caption > Toggle off live caption
How to Turn On Live Transcribe in Pixel 5
Settings > Accessibility > Live Transcribe > Toggle on Live Transcribe shortcut
Now, just swipe up with 2 fingers from the bottom of the screen. To switch between features, swipe up with 2 fingers and hold.
And that’s all. Do you use the live caption feature in your Pixel? Tell us in below comment box.