After the wave of indignation over the issue of shared accounts in Netflix, It seems that life goes on for the content platform. So much so that the firm continues to work on certain improvements and advances, the last being to incorporate the possibility of modify subtitles from a Smart TV. We explain how they will be and when you will have access to it.
Changing subtitles… only in browser
Until now changing Netflix subtitles could only be done from a web browser. And it seems incredible but in the middle of 2023, this function was still disabled from the tvforcing the user to go to a web browser to modify it and then be able to see the changes applied on TV.
But that is now a thing of the past. Although obviously you will be able to continue making the modifications you want from your PC, now you will also have the possibility of changing the subtitles on Netflix from your TV remote control. This is confirmed in Techcrunch, where they indicate that a update At a global level, it has already begun to be deployed to reach all homes.
This expands the possibilities of controlling the Netflix account from the TV remote, making it easier and more comfortable for users to use. And it is that, as indicated by the American media, up to a 77% of subscribers The streaming content service consumes its series, films and documentaries through a connected TV, Smart TV or console, so it makes all the sense in the world not to force the user to go to the PC to modify these aspects.
What options will the new feature offer?
From the moment the update hits your TV, these are the options that you will be able to modify from the sofa at home:
sizes font (small, medium and large)
style/color Text (with three different options: default white; drop shadow (white text on a black background); light (black text on a white background); contrast (yellow text on a black background))
Beyond the simple comfort that many can enjoy with these changes, these new options also provide facilities for people with certain difficulties, who find in this customization mode a way to enjoy the content much better despite their disabilities visual or hearing. It is mainly for them that we should be glad that, albeit late, Netflix is finally making things easier. Better late than never.
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