How to enable or disable subtitles on a Hisense Smart TV

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Subtitles can provide many benefits. You may be distracted by surrounding noise or watching a movie in a foreign language. Either way, it's handy to know how to enable (or disable) subtitles on your Hisense TV.

If you're looking for steps on how to do this, you've come to the right place. We will share tips for enabling or disabling subtitles on your Hisense TV, but also on Netflix and Disney Plus. Without further ado, let's dive into it.



How to turn subtitles on and off on a Hisense TV

The Hisense TV remote comes with dedicated buttons for subtitles. To enable subtitles on your Hisense TV, follow the steps below:

  1. Get your Hisense TV remote.
  2. Press the “Subtitles” button. This key is located under the “9” key on your remote control.
  3. A new window will appear on your TV saying "Subtitles". Use the arrow key on your remote to press "On."

You have now enabled subtitles for your Hisense TV. You can also go to the “Settings” page and navigate to “Subtitles”.

But what if you want subtitles in a different language than the program? No worries – you can adjust the subtitles to match your target language. Just follow the steps below:

  1. Press the “Quick Menu” button on your remote. It's the button below the red line key.
  2. Use the remote to navigate the menu that appears on your Hisense TV. Scroll down to "Settings" and press the "OK" button on your remote.
  3. Once you're in the "Settings" section, scroll down to "System" and tap "OK" again.
  4. Look for the “Language and location” section and press “OK” to access it.
  5. Scroll to 'Primary Subtitle' and press 'OK'.
  6. Find the desired language in the list. For example, click on "Spanish" and press "OK" to get subtitles in Spanish.
  7. Press the "Exit" button on your remote control to return to the program. It's the key next to the "Home" key.

You have now adjusted the subtitles on your Hisense TV.



Notes: If you insert a subtitle file manually from your computer, make sure the .srt file has the same name as the corresponding video. Or the TV will not recognize it.

However, there is no rule that says you have to use subtitles all the time. Sometimes they can be more entertaining than helpful. Luckily, disabling them is even easier. To do this, follow the steps below:

  1. Get your Hisense TV remote.
  2. Press the "Subtitle" button on the remote control located under the "9" button.
  3. In the new window, select "Off" using the arrow key on your remote.

You have now disabled subtitles for your Hisense TV.

How to Enable and Disable Subtitles in Netflix on Hisense TV

Netflix offers shows and movies from around the world. Whether you're watching a show for fun or learning a new language, turning on subtitles can be a lifesaver. Luckily, you can enable or switch between the subtitle languages ​​available on your Hisense TV. Just follow the steps below:

  1. Start the Netflix app on your Hisense TV.
  2. Play any movie or TV show episode.
  3. Navigate to the options panel.
  4. Tap on “Audio and subtitles”.
  5. Make your subtitle selection and return to the options panel.
  6. Select "Play" to continue watching your content with subtitles.

Depending on your TV model, you can also enable subtitles after playback:


  1. Start the Netflix app on your Hisense TV.
  2. Play a movie or TV show.
  3. Press the “Up” or “Down” button on your remote.
  4. Select the "Dialog" icon.
  5. Enable subtitles.

To turn off subtitles, simply follow the steps above and select "Off" from the subtitle options menu.


How to turn subtitles on and off in Disney Plus on Hisense TV

You can use the Subtitles menu (press the "CC" button on your remote) to set up subtitles for your Disney Plus video content.

If you have a Hisense Android TV, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch your Disney plus app.
  2. Start the movie for which you want to enable subtitles.
  3. Tap the subtitles button at the top right of the screen. If you don't see the button, press "Up" or "Down" on your remote and navigate to the dialog icon to access the caption settings.
  4. Select your preferred language.
  5. You should now see the subtitles on the screen.

To turn off subtitles, simply repeat steps 1-3 and press "Off".


Where is the CC button on a Hisense remote?

Hisense TVs manufactured after December 2016 have additional accessibility features for the hearing impaired. These are primarily assistive technologies for basic TV functions, text menus and video descriptions.

CC or Closed Captioning is one of the first assistive technologies available. It helps the hearing impaired by displaying the text of the audio on the TV screen, which makes CC similar to subtitles in some way.

To enable closed captioning, the program must support this feature. Users can enable or disable subtitles under the “Accessibility” category in the “Settings” menu.


Alternatively, you can just press the CC button on the remote. The button is labeled "CC" and is located below the "7" key or above the Netflix button on the remote.

If you do not see such a button on your remote control, you must use the "Subtitles" key located under the number "9". In this case, follow the steps above to enable or disable subtitles on a Hisense TV.

Managing Subtitles on Hisense TV Explained

Watching anything with subtitles has many benefits. You can use them as a tool for learning foreign languages, overcome surrounding noises and follow what is happening on the screen. To enable subtitles on a Hisense TV, you can do so through the "CC" or "Subtitles" button or the streaming app itself.

Hope this article answered all your questions on how to enable or disable subtitles on a Hisense TV. Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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