How to Turn off Audio Description on Netflix

The audio description appears on websites and streaming services such as Netflix to help viewers understand the movie or TV show by providing brief, easy-to-read descriptions of the scenes in the video or show. It can also give viewers a sneak peek at what to expect before watching it.

If you are a Netflix subscriber and do not want to see ads on videos, here’s how you can turn that feature off.

Watch Video on Netflix with Audio Description Off?

  • Log into Netflix and open the profile of your account. If you want to add more profiles then follow this quick guideline Add a Profile on Netflix.
  • On the Profile Settings page, click on the “Accounts” tab.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and select “Netflix.”
  • In the “Settings” tab, click on the “Audio Description” checkbox.
  • Click on the “Save Changes” button to save your changes.

What are the pros and cons of watching Netflix without audio descriptions?


You don’t have to hear the description of the scene before you watch it, which can spoil the movie for you if you’re watching a thriller or horror movie with audio descriptions.

You can watch movies with audio descriptions to get more information about your missed scenes. But that’s not necessary if you are a person who likes surprises and excitement while watching movies or TV shows.

You can use your Netflix subscription on any device as long as it is connected to the Internet and has access to Netflix services.

You can watch movies and shows in HD quality without audio descriptions.

It’s cheaper than going to the cinema because you don’t have to pay for movie tickets, snacks, and drinks.

You can watch movies or TV shows whenever you want, as long as it is connected to the Internet.


You will not be able to hear any description of the scene before watching it, which might spoil the movie or show for you if you’re watching a thriller or horror movie with audio descriptions.

You have to stream your Netflix content through your computer or laptop’s speakers, which might not be that loud. Most computer speakers are designed for music playback and not meant for watching movies (unless you have a costly computer).

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