How to Get Subtitles on Cox Cable

By Andrew Smith

Cox Cable television service is available in over a a dozen states. The service has several features that enhance and even improve your television watching experience, including closed captioning. When the closed captioning service is turned on, subtitles for the program you are viewing appear on the bottom of your television screen. Such subtitles are convenient if you or somebody else watching the program has hearing difficulties or if you are listening to something else while watching TV.

Things You'll Need

  • Cox Cable remote

Step 1

Turn the TV and Cox Cable box on.

Step 2

Point the cable remote at the Cox Cable box.

Step 3

Press "Menu" on the remote. A window named "Menu" appears on the TV screen.

Step 4

Press the down arrow key on the Cox remote until the "Closed Captioning" or "Closed Captions" menu appears inside the menu on the TV screen.

Step 5

Press the right arrow key on the remote to cycle through the different closed captioning options, such as "On" or "On With Mute." Press "Select" on the remote once you've found the desired option. The subtitles now appear on the TV screen.

Step 6

Press "Exit" on the remote to close the menu.

Tips & Warnings

  • Not all programs shown on Cox Cable offer closed captioning subtitles.