How to Use Caption in Android Nougat 7.1.2/Oreo 8.0

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to turn on and customize captions in android phone or tablet device. You can turn on captions for videos or apps on your android devices. By default turn off live captions in android nougat 7.0 and other devices. To change settings of captions, open accessibility settings in your device. Captions are one type of accessibility service that contains settings of language, text size, and caption style for text and background for close captioning in android. This caption setting in the android device includes two options, one is standard and another is custom. Some of the android apps on your device screen might change its position. Add subtitles to a movie on the android phone also.

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Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Under System section, tap “Accessibility”.

You can see services, systems, and display sections in android nougat 7.0, marshmallow 6.0, and other devices.

Captions under accessibility settings in 7.0 nougat

 

Step 3:  Tap “Captions” under the system section.

Turn off captions in android nougat phone

By default disable captions on android phone or tablet device.

turn on captions android phone

Step 4: Turn on captions android devices.

After enabling captions on android, you can see standard options and custom options settings in the android device.

  1. Standard options:

Language: Choose your favorite language from the list.

Text size: By default set text size as normal. Also choose from very small / small / large / very large.

Change caption style in YouTube android

Caption style: You can see six different caption styles in moto G4 plus (Android Nougat 7.0) device such as yellow on black, yellow on blue, black on white, white on black, and more.

  1. Custom options:

Font family: Choose font family from a given list.

Text color: Change caption text color from the list.

Change text opacity in YouTube app android device

Text opacity: By default set 100% in your android device.

Edge type: You can select from the outline, drop shadow, raised, and depressed.

Background color: Set background color from the given list.

Background opacity: Set 100% opacity.

Caption window color: Choose your favorite color from the list.

Other hide options in the custom caption are caption window opacity and edge color in android 7.0 nougat and another device. It’s easy to use or turn on captions android nougat 7.0 & 7.1, marshmallow 6.0, and lollipop 5.1.1 device.

Turn on Live Caption Latest Android (Android 10)

By default turned off live caption on your android (Android 10) devices (Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, 2 XL, Pixel 3a, 3a XL, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3, 3 XL). You can use captions in Android 10 using below given accessibility settings. When enabled, it will detect speech in media and automatically generates captions. You can quickly turn on live caption in Android 10 using volume up or down button also.

Settings > Accessibility > Live Caption > Toggle on Live Caption

Also, use caption preferences setting to change caption style, text size, and language in your android devices.

How to Turn On Captions on YouTube Android

When turning on the YouTube caption, you can easily change the YouTube caption text size & text color, turn on subtitles, and more.

Step 1: Open the “YouTube” app on the android phone.

Touch profile icon in youtube app android

Step 2: Tap “More” from the top right side corner.

Step 3: Touch “Settings”.

Tap captions in YouTube app settings

Step 4: Tap “Captions”.

By default turn off caption YouTube video in android device.

Step 5: Turn on captions in YouTube

Now change YouTube video caption font size and font color. Also change YouTube video captions language, caption style, background color, text opacity, subtitle font size, and more.

That’s all about how to use caption on the android device & YouTube app. I hope this article help to turn on live captions android phone. Don’t forget to share this tutorial with others if you found it helpful. For more such useful tips, stay connected with us via Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter.

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