How to Turn on Closed Captioning with Comcast

Closed captioning is a service that helps the hard of hearing by printing the words being spoken on the television screen. Activating this feature with Comcast digital cable can be done in a few minutes with a few simple steps to help you enjoy your favorite programs even without the audio.

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Turn on the television and Comcast digital cable receiver.

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Press "Power" and "Menu" in quick succession on the cable box or with the remote. This should bring up a "User Settings" menu.

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Use the arrow keys to move down to "Closed Captioning" and press the "OK/Select" button.

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Use the arrow keys again to turn closed captioning to "on," then press the "OK/Select" button.

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Press the "Menu" button to save your settings.