How to Add Subtitles or Closed Captions to a Video On LinkedIn

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In this video, I’ll show you how to add subtitles or closed captions to a video or videos on LinkedIn.

There are only two requirements:

  • Video
  • SRT Subtitle – that corresponds to the video.


In this video, I’ll show you how to add subtitles or closed captions to a video or videos on LinkedIn.

Hi, my name is David and if this is your first time watching my videos, and you get value from the content that you watch, kindly consider liking this video and sharing it with your friends so that we can all learn together.

So let’s begin.

And there are only two requirements that we need to know.

You need to have your video and the subtitle, which is– should be in SRT that corresponds to the video.

So let’s begin.

So I’ll just click on video, so that I can upload the video that I want to add subtitles to.

Just click on the video, click on open.

And once it’s open, you might think that nothing might go on.

But all you need to do is scroll down here.

If you scroll down here, you’ll have the option to upload a thumbnail, that is a JPG or GIF, or PNG or a video caption file, which at the time we’re recording this video they only support SRT or SubRip subtitle files only.

So we can just select caption.

And once we select caption, we can go back to our folder with the subtitles that we want.

And let’s say we choose—let’s choose this particular one. srt. I’m sure this is in English, and then click on open.

And once you click on Open, you’ll now see a new like up application SubRip.

And then once you’re satisfied with these, you can click on Done.

Once you click on done, the next thing is to share what type of information is may be contained in this particular video.

Let’s say,” In this video, I’ll show you how to download youtube subtitles as text.”

You can add hashtags if you want, subtitling, hashtag subtitles, things related to the type of content that you want to add.

So once you’re satisfied with your edits, and any information that you’ve put, you can always just click on post.

So once you post your video, you may need to give it a couple of minutes depending on the length of the video for it to process.

And once it’s done processing, you can view or preview your video to see if the subtitles or captions look the way you want them to look.

So the upload is complete.

And there’s this notification will notify you when your video is ready.

So we may need to give it a couple of seconds to finish because this was a short video. And once it’s done, it’s going to populate on our timeline here.

So let’s just give it a couple of seconds.

Once it’s done, as I’ve mentioned, it’s going to automatically populate here.

So if we click on the Play button. “With the recent…”

We can pause, and what you’ll notice is that the subtitles already appear on the video.

If you click on the CC, you can hide the captions. And if you click on the CC, you can show the captions.

So I’ve walked you through the simple process of adding a ready made subtitle file to your video on LinkedIn.

My name is David, I hope this video has been of value to you.

Thank you for watching.

Until next time, stay safe and never stop learning.

Thank you for watching.

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