This article explains how to turn ‘Live Caption‘ On or Off in Google Chrome.
Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google. It and Microsoft Edge share the same codebase. They are practically identical in basic functionalities, using browsing activities, including history and other browsing data, to provide personalized ads, search, shopping, and news.
Your Google Chrome browser has a built-in ‘Live Caption‘ feature that automatically creates captions for English audio and video without leaving the device.
You must turn on Windows Live Caption to use it in Chrome. When you turn Live Caption on in Google, it will automatically turn it on in Windows.
Enable or disable Live Caption in Google Chrome
As mentioned above, users can turn Live Caption on or off in Google Chrome to automatically create captions for English audio and video without leaving the device.
Here’s how to turn Live Caption on or off in Chrome.
First, open the Google Chrome browser.
Then click on the Customize and Control (3 vertical dots button) in the top right corner and select Settings.
On the Settings page on the left panel, click the
Accessibility link on the left.
On the right, select the “
Live Caption” tile on the Accessibility page.
Users can also use the URL below in the address bar to go directly to the
Accessibility page in Chrome.
Next, toggle the
Live Caption button to the On or Off position to enable or disable.
When you turn it on the first time, Chome will download its Live Caption language pack. After that, audio and video will show live captions in English within your web browser.
You can customize the caption size and style for Live Caption. Some apps and sites will also use this setting. Click the Caption preferences link in Chrome to access Windows’ Live Caption settings page.
That should do it!
This post showed you how to turn Live Caption on or off in Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comments form below.