Via Freeview HD

  1. Using your Freeview TV or set-top box remote, press the subtitle button. This is usually represented by SUB, SUBT, STTL or a line of dots at the bottom of a square.
  2. Select English subtitles on.

To turn captions off

  1. Using your Freeview TV or set-top box remote, press the subtitle button. This is usually represented by SUB, SUBT, STTL or a line of dots at the bottom of a square.
  2. Select English subtitles off.

Via Freeview Satellite

If you have a built-in Teletext decoder, eg Zinwell brand

  1. Push the Teletext button on your Freeview remote. This is usually represented as TTX, TXT or three horizontal lines.
  2. Either dial 801 in Teletext or select Subtitles if this option appears.


If you don’t have a built-in Teletext decoder, eg Hills brand

  1. Push the Teletext button on your TV remote. This is usually represented as TTX.
  2. Dial 801.

To turn captions off

  1. Push the Teletext button on your Freeview remote if you have a built-in Teletext decoder or push the Teletext button on your TV remote if you don't have a built-in Teletext decoder. This button is usually represented as TTX.
  2. Unselect subtitles if this option appears.

Via MY SKY HDi or SKY box

Black decoder box with MY SKY HDi or SKY box on the front

To turn on for all channels with captions available

  1. Using your SKY remote, press the setup button.
  2. Select Audio & Subtitles.
  3. Select Language.
  4. Set preferred subtitle language to English using the left or right arrow.
  5. Press the green button to save new settings.

To turn captions off

  1. Using your SKY remote, press the setup button.
  2. Select Audio & Subtitles.
  3. Select Language.
  4. Set preffered subtitle language to Off using the left or right arrow.
  5. Press the green button to save new settings.

Via Vodafone SKY set-top box (T-Box)

  1. While on a channel, using your remote, push the yellow button. 
  2. If captions or audio description are available, an options menu will appear on screen.
  3. Select Subtitles and choose 'English', then press OK.

To turn captions off

  1. Press the yellow button on your remote.
  2. Select 'Subtitles' and then choose 'Off' and press OK.