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Introduction

  • Closed Captioning is available on many shows for the hearing impaired, availability varies by show, not by channel

  • When turned on, closed captioning displays for any show that offers the option, whether live TV or a recording 
Resolution Steps

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Turn Closed Captioning On / Off while Watching TV

     

    4 Tuners, 2 Tuners, Single Tuners, and Minis on TiVo Experience 3

      1. From live TV, press the Info button on the remote control

      2. Press the Down Arrow button until the closed caption icon is highlighted

      3. Press the Select button on the remote control to toggle the closed caption feature between on and off

      4. Closed Captioning settings are changed for all channels
     

    4K 6 Tuners, 6 Tuners and Minis on TiVo Experience 3

      1. From live TV, press the Info button on the remote control

      2. Press the Down Arrow button until the closed caption icon is highlighted

      3. Press the Select button on the remote control to toggle the closed caption feature between on and off

      4. Closed Captioning settings are changed for all channels
     

    4K 6 Tuners, 6 Tuners , 4K Minis, Minis, and IPTV boxes on TiVo Experience 4

      1. From live TV, press the i button on the remote control

      2. Turn on Closed Caption

      3. Press the OK button on the remote control to toggle the closed caption feature between on and off

      4. Closed Captioning settings are changed for all channels
 

Change Existing Closed Captioning Options

     

    4 Tuners, 2 Tuners, Single Tuners, and Minis on TiVo Experience 3

      Go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | Settings | Display | Closed Captioning

      • Change options as needed, then highlight and select Done setting Closed Captions to save settings
     

    4K 6 Tuners, 6 Tuners and Minis on TiVo Experience 3

      Go to TiVo Central | Settings & Messages | User Preferences | Closed Captioning

      • Change options as needed, then highlight and select Go Back (settings are saved) to save settings
     

    4K 6 Tuners, 6 Tuners , 4K Minis, Minis, and IPTV boxes on TiVo Experience 4

      Go to TiVo Home | left arrow to Menu | Settings | Accessibility | Closed Captioning


      • Press OK
     
 

Closed Captioning Menu Options

    This is standard for all TiVos

    • Standard Captions: default setting is CC1 (English on English-based channels, and Spanish on Spanish-based channels)

    • CC2 - CC4 may carry other languages, determined by the broadcaster

    • Digital Captions: default setting is DTVCC1 (English on English-based channels, and Spanish on Spanish-based channels)

      • DTVCC2 - DTVCC6 may carry other languages, determined by the broadcaster

    • Other Closed Captioning Options include

      • Font
        • Text Size
        • Style, Color
        • Opacity

      • Background Color and Opacity

      • Container Color and Opacity
 

 
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