How to watch closed captions in a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Office Accessibility Center > Accessibility support for Skype for Business

Watch the closed captions in a Skype Meeting Broadcast meeting, and enjoy the broadcast experience even if you don't share a common language with the presenter.

Notes: 

Turn on and watch the closed captions in a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Notes: 

  • The closed captions are available only if the meeting organizer has enabled the transcription of the meeting.

  • The translations of the closed captions are available only if the meeting organizer has selected the languages for the automatic translation. One meeting can be translated into max. 6 languages.

  • Some organizations may have restricted the availability of this feature.

  1. In a Skype Meeting Broadcast meeting, select the Captions button. An options list opens.

  2. In the list, select the language you want.

    The closed captions appear in the selected language at the bottom of the Skype Meeting Broadcast event window.

  3. To turn off the closed captions, select Captions > Captions Off.

See also

Keyboard shortcuts for Skype for Business

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Technical support for customers with disabilities

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

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