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Automatic Captions - YouTube
Captions are a great way to make videos more accessible. YouTube generates automatic captions for most videos, but they may not always be completely correct. This page shows you how to ensure that captions are published and edit them if needed.

Step 1:
After you've signed into your YouTube account, click on your account icon in the top right corner and select Creator Studio.

Step 2:
On the left sidebar, click Video Manager. Make sure Videos is selected.

Step 3:
Click the arrow next to Edit and select Subtitles/CC.

Step 4:
Choose the language that is spoken most in the video and click Set language.

Step 5:
Click on the Language (Automatic) link to access caption details.
Automatic captions may not be available as soon as a video is published. Processing time depends on the length and complexity of the video.

Step 6:
To edit the captions, click Edit in the top right corner.

Step 7:
Use this page to edit captions and add new ones, if desired. Click on the timestamped box to edit that section of caption.

Step 8:
When you are done, click Save changes in the upper right corner.

Adapted from YouTube Help.

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