How To Use Subtitles On Viki

If you like watching Asian dramas (be it Korean, Japanese, Chinese, or Taiwanese), the Viki streaming service has it all. And best of all, Viki also offers many titles that are free to watch on many supported devices.

While someone who speaks and understands these languages can easily watch dramas in that language, it is not as easy for those who do not speak a language (or maybe you speak one or two of these languages but not all).

How To Use Subtitles On Viki

So what does someone who does not speak or understand these foreign languages do? Does this mean that the world of Asian dramas is closed to them?

Not at all. Viki also offers subtitles in a whopping 200 different languages, making Asian dramas accessible in nearly all corners of the world.

Continue reading this article, specifically made to cover how to use the subtitle features offered by Viki and set them to your desired language.

How To Turn Viki Subtitles On And Off

To turn on the episode subtitles provided by VIKI, follow the steps listed down below:

  1. Open the Viki app.
  2. Find and click on the title of the drama you want to watch.
  3. Start playing the episode of the drama you just searched for.
  4. In the video player, locate the subtitles icon. This will either be shaped as a small rectangular speech bubble or a small rectangular box with CC written in it, depending on the device you are using.
  5. On mobile devices, simply click on the subtitles button to switch them on and off.
  6. On PCs or laptops, clicking on the subtitles icon will open a small menu. Slide the button visible in front of the show subtitles option to the right side to switch them on and the left side to switch them off.

How To Choose Your Preferred Language For Subtitles On Viki

From the Viki subtitles offered in a multitude of languages, here’s how to set them up in your language.

  1. Open the Viki app.
  2. Find and click on the title of the drama you want to watch.
  3. Start playing the episode of the drama you just searched for.
  4. In the video player, locate the subtitles icon. This will either be shaped as a small rectangular speech bubble or a small rectangular box with CC written in it, depending on the device you are using.
  5. On mobile devices, simply clicking on the subtitles button to switch them on will open a menu prompting you to choose your desired language.
  6. On PCs or laptops, clicking on the subtitles icon will open a small menu. Click on the option titled Subtitles to open a menu prompting you to choose your desired language.
  7. Choosing your preferred language will close the window and the subtitles will now be visible to you.

This was a step-by-step tutorial on how to open and close subtitles on Viki, as well as how to configure them to your preferred language.

Now that you know how to work the subtitles on Viki, you can start watching your next drama now.

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