TITANium Resource CenterFrequently Asked Questions YouTubeHow do I set YouTube to auto-generate captions for my video?

How do I set YouTube to auto-generate captions for my video?

You will learn how to get YouTube to auto-generate captions for your video.

Follow these steps after you have uploaded your video file to your YouTube account.

1. Click on the Sign in icon.

Sign in icon is selected.

2. Click on Creator Studio.

Creator Studio button is selected.

3. Click on Edit and select Info and Settings.

Edit button is selected.

4. Click on Advanced settings.

Advanced settings tab is selected.

5. Select English using the Video language drop down menu.

English is selected.

6. Click on Save changes.

Save changes button is selected.

7. Click on the Subtitles and CC tab.

Subtitles and CC tab is selected.

8. English (Automatic) will display under the Published section if it has been processed.

It may take a while for the captions to be auto-generated (perhaps 30 minutes or more). Or, they might not be generated at all if the file size is too long, the audio tracks are not clear, the language is not supported, and some other reasons. View the YouTube help page for more information.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to set YouTube to auto-generate captions for your video file.