How to Turn on Subtitles on Netflix Instant Movies

Netflix is a popular subscription website for watching movies and TV shows. Subscribers can choose to rent DVDs, which will arrive in the mail, or instantly watch streaming movies via their computers, video game consoles and mobile phones. Both PC and Apple computer platforms are supported. Netflix offers a one month free trial where customers can check out most of Netflix's services. Netflix also offers a list of movies with subtitles for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

On Your Computer

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Go to the Netflix website and enter your email and password.

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Choose a movie to watch from the "Watch Instantly" section.

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Move the mouse cursor over the video to display the player buttons and select the "Subtitles" button on the right side.

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Choose a language from the subtitles menu.

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Click "Play" to watch the movie with subtitles displayed.

On a Netflix Streaming Device

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Sign on to Netflix with a Netflix streaming device by entering your email and password.

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Choose a subtitle-supported movie from the "Watch Instantly" section.

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Go to the movie's "Information" page.

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Click "Audio and Subtitles" on the movie's information page.

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Select a language from the "Audio and Subtitles" menu.

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Select "Play" from the menu to watch the movie.