Viewing closed captions in IFST webinars

You can view closed captions as a participant in IFST webinars within zoom. We have provided the guidance below for joining on desktop or via the mobile app. Disclaimer: these are automatically generated so may contain errors.

Zoom on Desktop

1) Join the webinar on zoom.

2) When closed captions begin, you will see a CC live transcript button in the meeting controls.

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3) Click Show Subtitle to start viewing closed captioning. 
Tip: Click and drag the closed captioning to move its position in the meeting window.


(Optional) To adjust the caption size:


1) Click the upward arrow next to Start Video / Stop Video

2) Click Video Settings then Accessibility.

3) Move the slider to adjust the caption size. 

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Zoom Mobile app

  1. Before joining the webinar open the zoom app
  2. Tap the Settings icon
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  3. Tap Meeting.
  4. Toggle Closed Captioning to on. 
    When you are in a webinar where closed captioning is available, they will automatically appear on the bottom of the screen.

Viewing closed captions/subtitles on IFST videos

You can view closed captions/subtitles on all IFST videos.

Disclaimer: at IFST for videos up to 5 minutes we check the subtitles are 100% accurate. In longer videos such as our webinars, these are automatically generated so may contain errors.

1) Click the subtitles/closed captions (c) button at the bottom right of the video window to start viewing closed captioning.

2) (Optional) To adjust caption size click on settings then subtitles/CC followed by options to adjust.