Most of the content on CBC Gem contains closed captioning
To enable or disable captioning on the CBC Gem app or website, please follow these instructions.
Android mobile app
On the top right corner of the video player there will be an icon that looks like two capital Cs.
Selecting this icon will enable closed captioning, and de-selecting it will disable it.
If you do not immediately see the logo, tap on your screen once to bring up the control bar.
iPhone or iPad
On the bottom right corner of the video player you should see a dialogue bubble icon.
Tap this icon and select English CC from the Subtitles section to enable captioning, and Off to disable it.
If you have an older version of our app installed, simply tap on the CC icon located on the lower right corner of the video screen to enable or disable captioning.
To turn captioning on or off, click on the CC logo located on the bottom right corner of the video player.
This will pop up a small window where you can turn captioning on by selecting English, or disable it by selecting Off.
If you do not immediately see this control bar, just click anywhere on the video window and it should appear.
To enable captioning on the CBC Gem app for Apple TV, you will need to select English CC from the Caption Options menu.
You can access this by swiping up on the Apple remote (or clicking up if you're using Apple's newer Siri remote) to display the video controls, selecting the Caption Options icon, and then English CC under the Subtitles header.
To disable captioning select Off.
Fire TV / Android TV
On the bottom left corner of the video player there will be an icon that looks like two capital Cs.
Selecting this icon will enable captioning, and de-selecting it will disable it.
Most of the content we stream contains captioning.
If you notice any programming where captioning is not present, please let us know what you were watching and we will try our best to get captioning added.