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How to turn on Closed Captioning for nanoHUB videos on YouTube

General Instructions

  1. First, access the channel on YouTube:
  2. Select a video of interest.
  3. In the same bar as the play button, click on the “CC” icon; it will become red.
  4. Scroll over the CC icon and click on “Transcribe Audio”.
  5. A pop-up box will appear, explaining that transcribing is a Google BETA service. Click “OK”.
  6. The video will now play with English closed captions.
  • NOTE: To turn off closed captions, simply click on the CC icon so that it becomes grey.


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