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How to put captions on Zoom?
How to put captions on Zoom?

How to switch on captions for Zoom meetings

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Written by Ksenia S
Updated over a week ago

Who has closed captioning?

Closed captions are available for every meeting participant if the host has enabled closed captioning. Closed captioning are available for every Zoom user.

How to enable closed captioning in Zoom

Sign in to the Zoom web portal and click "Settings"->"Meeting"->"In Meeting (Advanced)" and verify that Closed captioning is enabled.

Zoom Web Portal - Enable Live Captioning in the Meeting Settings

Enable the Closed captioning setting and then enable 3 other options:

  • Allow use of caption API Token to integrate with 3rd-party Closed Captioning services

  • Allow live transcription service to transcribe meetings automatically

  • Allow viewing of full transcript in the in-meeting side panel

Enable the Save Captions:

Now you'll see new button in Zoom to Enable Live Transcript that will put captions on Zoom or if you have Tactiq installed it'll be enabled automatically.

Enable Auto-Transcription in Zoom Meeting

Check out the video for more details:

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