How to Watch Netflix with Dual Subtitles

Published by Nyau Wai Hoe - Updated on

Netflix is a big deal in lots of homes worldwide, offering a ton of shows and movies. For people learning languages, movie buffs, and international viewers, watching stuff with subtitles is super important. But imagine making your Netflix time even better by showing two sets of subtitles at the same time. This is super helpful for learning new languages or checking out translations. This guide will show you two Chrome extensions that let you do just that on Netflix.

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How to Watch Netflix with Dual Subtitles

How to set up Netflix with dual subtitles using Netflix Bilingual Subtitles

Netflix Bilingual Subtitles is a cool Chrome extension made for watching shows with two subtitles at once. Here’s how to get it working:

  1. First off, make sure you’re using Google Chrome as your browser. If you don’t have it, go ahead and download it from their official site.
  2. Next, go to the Chrome Web Store and look for Netflix Bilingual Subtitles. Hit the “Add to Chrome” button and follow the prompts to add it to your browser.Install Netflix Bilingual Subtitles
  3. Make sure the extension is on by clicking the puzzle icon on Chrome’s top-right corner, finding the Netflix Bilingual Subtitles extension, and turning the toggle on.Enable dual subtitles on Netflix
  4. Go to Netflix and play the movie or series you want. Click on the “Audio & Subtitles” button (looks like a speech bubble). You’ll see an extra row for “Secondary Subtitles”. Pick your main and secondary subtitle languages.How to add second subtitles to Netflix videos
  5. To customize your subtitles, click on the Netflix Bilingual Subtitles icon on the Chrome toolbar. Here, you can change the font sizes, positions, spacings, and more.Netflix dual subtitles settings
  6. This extension has useful keyboard shortcuts too. You can use them to play slower or faster, switch subtitles, or turn the primary and secondary subtitles on or off.

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How to enable dual subtitles with NflxMultiSubs extension

You can also try another extension called NflxMultiSubs for dual subtitles on Netflix. It works pretty much the same way as the first one, but here’s how to set it up:

  1. Like before, you’ll need Google Chrome. If it’s not your browser, download and install it first.
  2. Head to the Chrome Web Store, find NflxMultiSubs, and click the “Add to Chrome” button. Follow the steps to add it to your browser.Install Netflix Multiple Subtitles Chrome Extension
  3. Make sure the extension is working by clicking the puzzle piece icon on Chrome’s top-right, finding NflxMultiSubs, and making sure it’s on.Double subtitles on Netflix
  4. Open Netflix and choose a movie or series. Click the “Audio & Subtitles” button. Look for an extra “Secondary Subtitles” row to pick another subtitle language.Netflix two subtitles at the same time
  5. To adjust your subtitles, click the NflxMultiSubs icon near the address bar. This lets you change settings like font size and position.Netflix dual or multi subtitles not working

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What if Netflix dual or multi subtitles aren’t working?

Even though browser extensions are handy, they can have issues. Netflix updates can mess with how extensions like Netflix Bilingual Subtitles and NflxMultiSubs work.

  1. Extensions might stop working if Netflix updates or changes its interface. Developers need to update their tools to keep up.
  2. Always check the Chrome Web Store for the latest version of your extension to fix bugs and compatibility issues.
  3. Some extensions might not get updates because they’re made by hobbyists or small teams. If an extension isn’t working and hasn’t been updated in a while, it might be time to look for something else.
  4. If you’re having trouble, look for other extensions in the Chrome Web Store or ask for help on forums like Reddit.
  5. Don’t forget to check out extensions on other browsers like Firefox and Edge if Chrome doesn’t have what you need.

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Some ending thoughts

Watching Netflix with dual subtitles can really change the game, especially if you’re trying to learn a new language. Just remember to keep those extensions up to date. And if you run into any issues, don’t be shy about trying other options.

Nyau Wai Hoe
Nyau Wai Hoe is the Founder and Chief Editor of With a degree in software engineering and over 12 years of experience in the tech support industry, Nyau has established himself as an expert in the field, with a primary focus on the Microsoft Windows operating system. As a tech enthusiast, he loves exploring new technologies and leveraging them to solve real-life problems.

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