How to Change Language on Netflix

Scrolling through a website in your native language is always easy. So, we bring an article to change language on Netflix.

Netflix is one of the well-known apps for watching movies, seasons, and dramas online via a good internet connection and paid subscription. This app has a number of categories like romantic, action, comedy, and so on. Also, more than one person can use Netflix to enjoy movies with one account. This site has a number of features like a clean & clear interface, cool graphics, and so on. However, Netflix is used all over the world (except in states like mainland China, Crimea, North Korea, and Syria). Out of 193 million users globally, this site is described by many of them as a must-have subscription because of its high-quality programming created and distributed. 

Moreover, in 2021, this site won seven Academy Awards which makes it more worth subscribing to. This app also supports over 20 languages so anyone can set display language of his own taste. This language is then used for movie descriptions, names of genre categories, and the controls on the app itself (like the Play and Next Episode buttons). Well, in this article, we will let you how to change the display language as well as the audio & subtitles language for a movie. So, let’s get started!!

How to Change Language via the Netflix Website

Change Language on Netflix

If you are on a PC or any other device to change a language (also, you would not find this option on a phone or tablet). To do so, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Go to Netflix.com in any browser and sign in to it
  2. Select the Manage Button option placed on a screen
  3. Select the user profile you are interested to update
  4. In a Language dropdown menu, select your preferred language 
  5. Select the save option and choose done.

However, if you are already logged into this site and you can find this option placed always on the top right side by clicking the profile icon. Then, select the Manage Profiles option. Well, another way to change the language is to select the profile icon > go to Account > then, choose Profile & Parental Controls (or directly navigate to Language Preferences). Then, you easily select a language of your preference on Netflix. Whatever the way you like, you can always change a language by editing a profile. Also, if you want to watch a movie on this site (phone or tablet) after making the changes then, log out on a device and log in back to apply the changes. 

How to Change a Show’s Language or Add Subtitles

If you are interested in watching a movie a friend told you about and it is in a language that you can not understand. Either you can the show’s audio language or add subtitles. The steps should be the same on all versions of Netflix (whether watching in a browser, smartphone, tablet, Windows 10, or any other alternative app for Netflix like Roku). To do so, follow the steps given below:

  1. Play the movie or show what you want
  2. From the menu, select the Audio & Subtitles button (i.e., it appears as a speech bubble)
  3. If don’t mind watching dubbed movies then, you can choose a language other than the original. 

However, you might find dubbed audio and subtitles may not be produced very well. Also, the quality of subtitles and audio may vary significantly i.e., depending on who created them. 

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How to Search for Shows in a Particular Language

It is considered a great practice and if anyone is learning a new language then, it might prove helpful to watch movies or TV in that language. This is done by searching with the help of the Search Box.

Search Via the Search Box

It is considered efficient to search for a certain show in a particular language on Netflix. In the Search box of this site, search for the Spanish language. Substitute this with whatever language you would like to. If Netflix does not advertise they offer. You might get lucky. Well, the search results include genres reflecting your language of choice. However, you can also watch a movie originally made in your native language and choose to change the audio or subtitles to a language you are learning. But, again the options will be limited. 

Searching Netflix by Audio or Subtitle Language

If you are using a Netflix website then, try navigating to https://www.netflix.com/browse/audio. You can use their dropdown boxes to search for a show with audio of your preference. The search results include movies with audio not only in a specific category. You can try sorting by years, A-Z, Z-A to check out different results. Also, you can do the same thing for a particular language too. 

Changing the Appearance of Subtitles

Let’s check out how to change the size, position, and color of subtitles on Netflix. To do so, follow the steps given below:

  1. Select your profile image and choose the Account option
  2. In Profile & Parental Controls section, select the Change option
  3. Here, you can change the way subtitles appear no matter what device you are using

Note: If using an Apple device then, follow the Netflix instructions for your device to change the appearance of subtitles with the help of device settings

Final Words

There you have it, the easiest ways to change language on Netflix. We did not limit ourselves to just the Netflix websites, but other portals where you might watch Netflix. Do let us know if you have any queries related to this article. In case you can’t able to change the language, do let us know it the comments and our team will help you out.

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