Turn on Captioning on Echo Devices with a Screen

Enable Closed Captioning, Call Captioning, or Alexa Captioning for text captions when available.

  1. Say, "Go to settings," or swipe down from the top of the screen and select Settings.
  2. Select Accessibility.
  3. Select Closed Captioning, Call Captioning, or Alexa Captioning.


  • Not all Alexa’s responses support Alexa Captioning.
  • If Alexa Captioning and Closed Captioning are both enabled, only Closed Captioning appears when watching videos.
  • Font style preferences for Closed Captioning, Call Captioning, and Alexa Captioning are independent of each other. Changing the style of one doesn't affect the style of the others.

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