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How To Edit Or Remove Automatic Captions

  • Sign in to your YouTube account and click the menu bar in the top-left corner of the page
  • From here, select My Channel
  • Click the Video Manager icon at the top of the page
  • Next, select the Edit option to the right of the video you wish to amend
  • Select Subtitles & CC
  • If automatic captions have been added, you will see Language (Automatic) to the right of the video

To Edit Caption Text:

  • Click the automatic caption track
  • Select any like in the track you wish to change, then edit the text
  • Once complete, click Save Changes

To Edit Caption Timing:

  • Click the automatic caption track
  • Select any like in the track you wish to change, then press Up or Down to amend caption timing and Left or Right to amend caption duration
  • Once complete, click Save Changes

If automatic captions aren't quite cutting it, you can add your own subtitles at any time.


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