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Zoom - Live Transcription

A step by step guide to enabling Live Transcription for Zoom meetings

Changes are coming to UW-Platteville Zoom effective August 18, 2021. For more details see UW-Platteville Zoom Consolidation Changes

How to turn on Zoom Captions:

  1. Login to your account at
  2. Click on “Settings” on the left hand side
  3. Click “In Meeting (Advanced)”
  4. Find “Closed Captioning” and turn it on
  5. Check the box that says “enable live transcription service to show transcript on the side panel in-meeting


 Once you have turned captions on for your account, you can now turn captions on for your meeting.

  1. When Inside your meeting click on the “CC – Live Transcript” button on the tool bar
  2. Click on “Enable Auto-Transcription”

 Each individual user will need to click on the “CC” button during the meeting and select “Show subtitles” in order to see them during the meeting.  Showsubtitles.png

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:closed captions, captioning, CC, Zoom, Live transcription, accessibility   Doc ID:109824
Owner:Andrew P.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2021-03-23 07:57 CSTUpdated:2021-08-06 13:10 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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