Closed captioning on Optik TV

Turn captioning on or off and learn how to change settings

Turn closed captioning on

  1. Press the Options button on your remote
  2. Select Closed Captioning
  3. Select On

Note: Closed captions are now available for TFC.

Turn closed captioning off

  1. Press Options button on remote
  2. Select Closed Captioning
  3. Select Off

Customize closed captioning settings

You can change closed captioning text sizes, colours, styles and background colours.

  • Choose from 3 text sizes
  • Choose from 8 colours
  • Choose opaque or semi-transparent lettering
  • Select text styles
  • Select background colours
  1. Press Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Television
  4. Select Closed Captioning
  5. Select Digital Closed Captioning
  6. Ensure Digital closed captions is On
  7. Select the options you want to change
  8. Under Digital closed captioning ensure Closed caption 1 is selected
    Under Text Settings you can change:
    • Size: Larger, Normal, Smaller
    • Colour: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Magenta, Cyan
    • Opacity: Opaque, Semi-Transparent
    • Edge Style: None, Raised, Depressed, Uniform, Drop Shadowed
    • Under the Background and Panel settings you can change the colour and opacity of the background screen and closed captioning frame
  9. Select Save and press OK

Note: If a program you expect to have closed captioning does not have closed captioning try this solution.

  1. Go to Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Television
  4. Select Closed captioning
  5. Set Digital closed captioning to Off
  6. Set Standard closed captioning to On
  7. You should also select Closed captioning 1


  • You will lose any customized changes like color or font size changes when you do this temporarily.
  • Reverse these steps to turn your customized settings back on

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