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Reels videos on Facebook or elsewhere
May 6, 2024
6:54 pm
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I have a question about reels. Frequently, when I am viewing a reel the writing and language is foreign to me. Thus, I don’t totally understand the video reel. Is there any way to translate the writing to english in real time?

May 6, 2024
9:34 pm
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hmmm, here’s what Facebook says:

  • While watching a video, click [Image Can Not Be Found].
  • Click the language you want to use for the subtitles.

However, captions may not be available for a given video or it may only be available in the original language. If captions are not available, you won’t see the [Image Can Not Be Found] button. In a short search, I couldn’t find any.

Here is the Instagram help on Reels and captions. Not available at all on computer. On phones the language will be whatever language your phone uses.

On YouTube videos there is a Subtitles/CC option after you click the settings gear wheel. Then you can choose the language. It works amazingly! However, I don’t see this option on Shorts.

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