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How to Turn Off the Narrator on a Roku

Roku audio guide accidentally activated? Here’s what you need to do

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  • press quickly Star Press the button four times in quick succession to mute/unmute narration.
  • Enable or disable the audio guide from: Settings > Accessibility > audio guide.
  • Disable remote shortcut from: Settings > Accessibility > audio guide > Shortcut > disabled.

This article explains how to turn off Narrator on a streaming device or Roku TV. You can use a remote shortcut or disable the feature in accessibility settings. Some Roku Channels also offer audio-guided content that you can turn on or off during playback or from the app settings.

How to Disable Narrator on Roku

If you accidentally open Roku Narrator, also known as Roku Audio Guide, you have two options to disable this feature.

Use Roku Remote Shortcut

The fastest option to disable narration on your Roku, Star Press the button on your remote control four times in a row. You hear “Voice guidance off” confirming that narration is off.

Before trying this shortcut, make sure it is enabled.

to go Settings > Accessibility.

Call audio guide department Accessibility Menu.

The Audio Guide section of the Roku Accessibility menu.

Choose Shortcut and switch between selection disabled with activated.

The Roku Audio Guide shortcut button must be enabled from the Accessibility menu.

quickly press the button Star If the button isn’t working or your remote isn’t responding, use this guide to troubleshoot your Roku remote.

Use Roku accessibility settings

You can also disable narration on your Roku from Accessibility Options.

From the Roku home screen, navigate to: Settings > Accessibility.

Below audio guideChoose audio guide.

Highlighted Audio Guide from Audio Guide options in Roku Settings.

Focus on Farm To disable this feature

Voice Guide is disabled in Roku's accessibility settings.

Why is my Roku narrating movies?

The Roku Audio Guide explains Roku system interactions (your screen location, channel names, etc.) and app navigation.

This text-to-speech feature on Roku does not include video narration. If you hear descriptions of scenes and actions in movies or TV shows, you may have enabled an audio description track for that show.

How do I turn off the descriptive sound?

If you don’t want to hear the narration, check and change the audio track selection during playback in the app.

Not all titles on streaming platforms come with explanatory sound. If you don’t see any other audio options, you can’t turn audio guidance on or off in the app.

You can find this feature in audio/language or accessibility settings in Roku apps with descriptive audio. Here’s how to do it in these popular apps.

  • HBOMax.push the button : Star Press the button on the Roku remote and Accessibility > Subtitle fragment. Switch to the original or preferred language instead of an audio track option.
  • hulupush the button : Above button on your Roku remote > select Settings > His. Change language to original language without audio description.
  • netflixpush the button : Above Press on the remote control to display the language options box. Change selection of: Slice – Audio description in an indescribable language.
  • First video: Press the Roku remote Above button > Audio and languages > and select the language available without audio description.
  • AppleTV: To go Settings > Accessibility > Audio descriptions > and select Farm.

If changing the audio tracks does not disable narration, you may need to update or uninstall the channel on your Roku and reinstall it.

How to turn off video description on Roku?

If you are using a cable TV source with your TV or Roku player and notice the video annotation feature in TV shows and movies, turn off the Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) settings. For example:

  • About Xfinity X1: Choose Device settings > Languages > Audio language (SAP) Reset.
  • with Spectrum TV for Roku: Open the app with the Roku remote and Settings > preferences > Audio language (SAP).

If you are using a non-Roku smart TV, you can also check the SAP preferences on the device. Look for this feature in the Sound or Accessibility area of ​​your TV settings.

FAQs

  • How can I turn off subtitles on Roku?

    To print home > Settings > Accessibility > subtitle mode > Farm. If subtitles won’t turn off on your Roku after changing this setting, check the app-specific subtitle settings. Open a channel like Hulu on your Roku and play the content. bring it later Choice pressing the menu button Star press the button and select Subtitle > Farm.

  • How do I turn off Amazon Prime subtitles on my Roku?

    You can disable Amazon Prime Video subtitles on Roku while playing. Select a program to play > Above button on your Roku remote > select Subtitles (speech bubble icon) > To open > then select Farm.


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How to Turn Off the Narrator on a Roku

Accidentally enabled the Roku Audio Guide? Here’s what to do

What to Know
Quickly press the Star button four times in a row to disable/enable narration.
Turn Audio Guide off or on from Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide.
Turn off the remote shortcut from Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide > Shortcut > Disabled.

This article explains how to turn off the narrator on a Roku streaming device or TV. You can use a remote shortcut or disable the feature from the Accessibility settings. Certain Roku channels also offer audio-guided content, which you can turn off or on during playback or from the app settings.

How to Turn Off the Narrator on Roku

If you turn on the Roku narrator—also known as the Roku Audio Guide—by accident, you have two options for disabling this feature.

Use the Roku Remote Shortcut

The fastest option for turning off narration on your Roku is to press the Star button on your remote four times in quick succession. You’ll hear the message, “Audio Guide disabled,” confirming narration is off.

Before you try this shortcut, make sure it’s enabled.

 Go to Settings > Accessibility.

 Look for the Audio Guide section of the Accessibility menu.

Select Shortcut and toggle the selection from Disabled to Enabled.

If rapid-pressing the Star button doesn’t work or your remote is unresponsive, use this guide to fix Roku remote issues.
Use Roku Accessibility Settings

You can also turn off narration on your Roku from the Accessibility options.

From the Roku Home screen, go to Settings > Accessibility.

Under Audio Guide, select Audio Guide.

Highlight Off to disable this feature.

Why Is My Roku Narrating Movies?

Roku Audio Guide describes Roku system interactions (your location on the screen, channel names, etc.) and navigation items within apps. 

This text-to-speech feature on Roku doesn’t include video narration. If you hear descriptions of scenes and actions in movies or TV shows, you might have enabled an audio description track for that specific program.

How Do I Turn Off Descriptive Audio?

If you don’t want to hear scene narration, check and change the audio track selection during playback in the app.

Not all titles across streaming platforms come with descriptive audio. If you see no other audio options, guided audio isn’t available to turn on or off in the app.

You can find this feature from the audio/language or accessibility settings on Roku apps with descriptive audio. Here’s how to do that in these popular apps.

HBO Max: Press the Star button on the Roku remote and choose Accessibility > Captioning Track. Toggle to the original or preferred language rather than an audio track option.
Hulu: Press the Up button on your Roku remote > select Settings > Audio. Change the language to the original language without the audio description.
Netflix: Press the Up button on the remote to view the language options box. Change the selection from Language – Audio Description to a language without narration.
Prime Video: Press the Roku remote Up button > Audio & Languages > and choose the available language without audio description.
Apple TV: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Audio Descriptions > and select Off.
If changing audio tracks doesn’t turn off narration, you might need to update or remove and reinstall the channel on your Roku.
How Do I Turn Off Video Description on Roku?

If you use a cable TV source with your Roku TV or player and notice the video description feature on TV shows and movies, turn off the Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) settings. For example:

On Xfinity X1: Choose Device Settings > Languages > Audio Language (SAP) Reset.
With Spectrum TV for Roku: Open the app with the Roku remote and go to Settings > Preferences > Audio Language (SAP).

If you use a non-Roku smart TV, you might also want to check the SAP preferences on the device. Look for this feature in the Audio or Accessibility area of your TV’s settings.

FAQ

How do I turn off closed captions on Roku?
Press Home > Settings > Accessibility > Captions mode > Off. If closed captioning won’t turn off on your Roku after changing this setting, check app-specific caption settings. Open a channel such as Hulu on your Roku and play content. Then bring up the Options menu by pressing the Star button and select Closed captioning > Off.

How do I turn off Amazon Prime subtitles on my Roku?
You can turn off Amazon Prime Video subtitles on Roku during playback. Select a program to play > press the Up button on your Roku remote > select Subtitles (the speech bubble icon) > On > and then select Off.

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How to Turn Off the Narrator on a Roku

Accidentally enabled the Roku Audio Guide? Here’s what to do

What to Know
Quickly press the Star button four times in a row to disable/enable narration.
Turn Audio Guide off or on from Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide.
Turn off the remote shortcut from Settings > Accessibility > Audio Guide > Shortcut > Disabled.

This article explains how to turn off the narrator on a Roku streaming device or TV. You can use a remote shortcut or disable the feature from the Accessibility settings. Certain Roku channels also offer audio-guided content, which you can turn off or on during playback or from the app settings.

How to Turn Off the Narrator on Roku

If you turn on the Roku narrator—also known as the Roku Audio Guide—by accident, you have two options for disabling this feature.

Use the Roku Remote Shortcut

The fastest option for turning off narration on your Roku is to press the Star button on your remote four times in quick succession. You’ll hear the message, “Audio Guide disabled,” confirming narration is off.

Before you try this shortcut, make sure it’s enabled.

 Go to Settings > Accessibility.

 Look for the Audio Guide section of the Accessibility menu.

Select Shortcut and toggle the selection from Disabled to Enabled.

If rapid-pressing the Star button doesn’t work or your remote is unresponsive, use this guide to fix Roku remote issues.
Use Roku Accessibility Settings

You can also turn off narration on your Roku from the Accessibility options.

From the Roku Home screen, go to Settings > Accessibility.

Under Audio Guide, select Audio Guide.

Highlight Off to disable this feature.

Why Is My Roku Narrating Movies?

Roku Audio Guide describes Roku system interactions (your location on the screen, channel names, etc.) and navigation items within apps. 

This text-to-speech feature on Roku doesn’t include video narration. If you hear descriptions of scenes and actions in movies or TV shows, you might have enabled an audio description track for that specific program.

How Do I Turn Off Descriptive Audio?

If you don’t want to hear scene narration, check and change the audio track selection during playback in the app.

Not all titles across streaming platforms come with descriptive audio. If you see no other audio options, guided audio isn’t available to turn on or off in the app.

You can find this feature from the audio/language or accessibility settings on Roku apps with descriptive audio. Here’s how to do that in these popular apps.

HBO Max: Press the Star button on the Roku remote and choose Accessibility > Captioning Track. Toggle to the original or preferred language rather than an audio track option.
Hulu: Press the Up button on your Roku remote > select Settings > Audio. Change the language to the original language without the audio description.
Netflix: Press the Up button on the remote to view the language options box. Change the selection from Language – Audio Description to a language without narration.
Prime Video: Press the Roku remote Up button > Audio & Languages > and choose the available language without audio description.
Apple TV: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Audio Descriptions > and select Off.
If changing audio tracks doesn’t turn off narration, you might need to update or remove and reinstall the channel on your Roku.
How Do I Turn Off Video Description on Roku?

If you use a cable TV source with your Roku TV or player and notice the video description feature on TV shows and movies, turn off the Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) settings. For example:

On Xfinity X1: Choose Device Settings > Languages > Audio Language (SAP) Reset.
With Spectrum TV for Roku: Open the app with the Roku remote and go to Settings > Preferences > Audio Language (SAP).

If you use a non-Roku smart TV, you might also want to check the SAP preferences on the device. Look for this feature in the Audio or Accessibility area of your TV’s settings.

FAQ

How do I turn off closed captions on Roku?
Press Home > Settings > Accessibility > Captions mode > Off. If closed captioning won’t turn off on your Roku after changing this setting, check app-specific caption settings. Open a channel such as Hulu on your Roku and play content. Then bring up the Options menu by pressing the Star button and select Closed captioning > Off.

How do I turn off Amazon Prime subtitles on my Roku?
You can turn off Amazon Prime Video subtitles on Roku during playback. Select a program to play > press the Up button on your Roku remote > select Subtitles (the speech bubble icon) > On > and then select Off.

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