How do I set up closed captions on my XBox 360?

You can add closed captions, on closed caption-enabled movies, through your Xbox 360 console. Just follow these steps:

  1. On your Xbox 360 console, go toSettings and select Console Settings. If you aren’t seeing Settings, you might be using an old version of the console software. If you need to update your software, see Update your Xbox 360 console software and follow the directions.
  2. Select Display.
  3. Select Closed Caption.
  4. If you want to see closed captions in your default Media Settings, click Use Media Setting.

You can personalize your closed captions by selecting Use customer style and picking your options within these settings:

  • Background color
  • Background transparency
  • Caption effect
  • Color (of letters)
  • Size (of letters)
  • Style (of letters)
  • Windows color
  • Windows transparency

You can also choose a different language for your closed captioning, by following these steps:

  1. While viewing your movie, select the A button to bring up the video controls.
  2. Select CC/Subtitles.
  3. Select your desired language and adjust the settings as needed.

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