The subtitles you see in videos on your iPhone may seem like a standard setting that you can’t toggle.

But like so many other aspects of the device, you can actually customize it.

The tutorial below will show you how to change the localization on iPhone 5 and choose from the default options or even create your own.

How to use different translations for iPhone

  1. I open Settings.
  2. Select availability.
  3. Select Subtitles and Subtitles.
  4. touch pattern.
  5. Choose a different style or create your own.

Our guide continues below with more information on how to change translation on iPhone 5, including images of these steps.

The style of subtitles used on your iPhone 5 can make a huge difference in how easy it is to read.

However, with iOS 8, you can change the subtitle style on iPhone 5 to something you can easily distinguish from the background of your videos.

Several pre-configured subtitle styles are available, plus you can also customize your own.

So follow our guide below to see where the subtitle settings menu is so you can start using a different type of subtitle for your iPhone 5 videos.

How to change the appearance of subtitles on iPhone 5 in iOS 8 (photo guide)

This tutorial was done on iPhone 5 running iOS 8. You can also follow these steps on iOS 7.

You can install the iOS 8 update by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Please note that updating to iOS 8 from your device requires 4.6GB of free space.

Changing this setting on your iPhone 5 will change the translation setting for any app that uses translation.

For example, this will affect subtitles in the Netflix app, as well as subtitles for videos downloaded from iTunes.

Step 1: Tap on the “Settings” icon.

Open the settings menu

Step 2: Scroll down and select General.

Open the general menu

Step 3: Select the Accessibility option.

Open access list

Step 4: Scroll down and select Translation & Subtitles option.

Select subtitle and subtitle option

Step 5: Tap on the “Style” button.

Click the Style button

Step 6: Choose or create a new style.

Please note that the subtitles in the preview window will change when you select the new option, allowing you to see what this subtitle will look like.

Choose a style for your subtitles

Now that you know how to change the subtitles on the iPhone 5, you can customize how it looks if the current style is difficult to read or not visually appealing.

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