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Turn on DIRECTV closed captioning

Find out how to set up closed captioning on your device so you can read subtitles with ease.


Set up closed captioning

  1. Press INFO on your remote.
  2. Scroll right and select cc.
  3. Select Closed Captioning.
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Change display options

Want to change how you see closed captions on your screen? You can adjust settings like the font color, background color, and font size.
  1. Press MENU on your remote.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Scroll right to Accessibility and press SELECT.
  4. Use the DOWN arrow to scroll to the setting you want to change, and press SELECT.
  5. Press SELECT on the setting you want, then press EXIT to go back to your program.
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Troubleshoot issues

Having problems with closed captioning? The most common errors come from program providers, which we can’t control. For other errors, email us at
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