How do I turn captions on for videos on Facebook?

You can adjust your video settings to always show captions, when available.
  1. Click in the top right of Facebook.
  2. Select Settings & Privacy > Settings.
  3. Scroll down and click Videos in the left column.
  4. Click Off next to Always Show Captions.
  5. Select On to turn on captions for Facebook videos, when available.
Your caption settings will only apply to videos you watch on a computer.
  1. Go to your device's home screen.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accessibility > Subtitles & Captioning.
  4. Tap next to Closed Captions + SDH to turn on captions for videos, when available.
Keep in mind that not all videos on Facebook have captions. Learn how to add captions to a video you've added.
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