Netflix isn 't just an English streaming service with content from around the world. You can easily watch movies and shows in other languages. There are also options to change the audio, subtitle or your profile language no matter where you are.live. Let's explore!
How to Change the Language of Your Netflix Profile
Netflix usually determines the language it uses based on your location. For example, in US you will get English, but in Brazil your profile will appear in Portuguese by default.
If you have multiple Netflix profiles , you can define one (or more) to use another language. If you are learning a new language, it might help you become more proficient. It can also separate your Netflix recommendations between languages if you are multilingual.
RELATED: iPhone , iPad , Android application or other platforms- shapes. You need to do this in a web browser, but the settings you change will be applied to your Netflix account.
After launching your browser and signing in to Netflix, you can change the language of your profile.
Change the language of your Netflix profile via the "Manage profiles " menu
The fastest way to change the language of your Netflix profile is via the menu " Manage profiles ".
If you are already logged in to the profile that you want to edit on Netflix, click on the icon of your profile at the top right, then click "Manage profiles ".
In the main profile selection screen, click "Manage Profiles " again.
Click on the profile you want to edit.
You will then see various options, including renaming your profile, setting parental controls , etc.
Click on the "Language " drop-down menu, select the language in which you want to modify your profile, then click on "Save ".
You return to the profile selection screen. Click on "Done " to confirm your changes.
The language Netflix displays in this profile will now be the language you selected. Also, if a TV show or movie you are watching has audio streams orsubtitles available in that language, Netflix will use them by default.
Change the language of your Netflix profile in the "Account " menu
You can also change the language of your Netflix profile in the menu " Account . To access it, simply click on your profile icon at the top right, then select "Account.
Scroll down to "Profile and Parental Controls ", then press the down arrow next to the profile you want to edit.
The current language applied to this profile swill be listed in the "Language section, click " Edit "to select another one.
Select a new language from the list that appears, then click on " Save ".
Netflix will change your language settings to the one you have chosen. If you watch content available in that language, Netflix defaults it for audio and subtitles.
How to change audio and subtitle language on Netflix
If you only want to change audio and subtitle language on one program, you can do this while playing. Netflix will default vour the chosen profile language, but you can switch to any others that are available.
However, by default, Netflix only displays up to seven alternate languages that you can toggle while playing. If the language you want is not listed, you will need to change your profile language there as we have seen above.
The methods below describe how to change Netflix audio and subtitle language while playing via web and mobile, however the steps should be similar on others devices, including smart TVs.
How to change Netflix audio and subtitle language on the web
To do this on the Web , start playing the TV show or movie, then hover your mouse over it until the options menu appears at the bottom.
Click on the Audio and Subtitles icon at the bottom right.
A List of available audio streams and subtitle languages will be listed in the context menu.
Click on the language you want to switch the audio stream to or for which you want to enable subtitles.
The audio stream will immediately switch to the new language. If you have enabled subtitles, these will these will start to appear at the bottom of the video.
How to change Netflix audio and subtitle language on mobile
The process of changing audio and subtitle language is similar on the Netflix app for iPhone , iPad or Android . Just start playing the series or movie in the ' Netflix app, then tap the screen to see playback options.
Tap "Audio & Subtitles " to access available languages.
Select a language in the "Audio " or "Subtitles " section, then press "Apply " to confirm your settings.
The audio will be now in the langue of your choice. Closed captions are off by default, but they should now appear in your video.