How to Turn on Closed Captioning for nanoHUB Videos on YouTube

by Joseph M. Cychosz, Margarita Shalaev

#First, access the channel on YouTube:

  • Select a video of interest.
    • In this example, we simply clicked on the video currently featured on the main page, “Energy Innovations in the 21st Century”.
  • In the menu bar at the bottom of the video, click on the “CC” icon; it will become red.
    CC button turns red.png
  • Scroll over the CC icon and click on “Transcribe Audio”.
    transcribe audio 2.png
  • A pop-up box will appear, explaining that transcribing is a Google BETA service. Click “OK”.
    click ok 2.png
  • The video will now play with English closed captions.
    CC English.png
    • NOTE: To turn off closed captions, simply click on the CC icon so that it becomes grey.
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