How to turn on closed captions in streaming videos

Closed captions are available in streaming videos if they're provided by the video's distributor.

To turn on closed captions, open the borrowed video and select the closed caption icon. You may need to tap or hover over the video to see the icon.

In web browsers, the closed caption icon appears in the bottom-right corner of the video pane:

In OverDrive for iOS, the closed caption icon appears in the bottom-right corner of the app:

In OverDrive for Android, the closed caption icon appears in the top-right corner of the app:

If you don't see the closed caption icon in a video, please contact support or your library to request that closed captions be added by the distributor.

Last Updated: 21 January 2021 02:27 PM