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    How do I turn live captions & subtitles on during a Skype call?

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    Live captions & subtitles in Skype let you read the words that are spoken during an audio or video call. Live captions & subtitles are available in Skype version 8 on Android (6.0+), Android tablet, iPhone, iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows, and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14).
     

    How to turn live captions & subtitles on in Skype

    1. During an audio or video call, select the more more button button. 
    2. Select Turn subtitles on

     

    To enable live captions & subtitles as the default for all Skype calls:

    1. Select your profile picture.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select Calling
    4. Select Call subtitles
    5. Toggle on Show subtitles for all voice and video calls

     

    How to turn live captions & subtitles off in Skype

    1. During an audio or video call, select the more more button button. 
    2. Select Turn subtitles off

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