Display subtitles on your television

Having trouble hearing your favorite program, or are you hard of hearing? Certain channels and programs offer subtitles. You can display them in two ways.

Via the teletext button on your remote control

Press the teletext key. Next, type in 888 (or sometimes 889 or 150) on your remote control. If the channel has provided subtitles for this program, the subtitles will now appear.

Press the teletext key to get out of the teletext.

The subtitles via teletext are available for certain programs on the following channels:

  • Via 888: BBC One, BBC Two, La Une, La Une HD, La Deux, La Deux HD, La Trois, La Trois HD, France 5, Arte, Mangas, Disney Channel, Eén, vtm, Canvas, NPO 1, NPO 2, NPO 3, ZDF.
  • Via 889 if the film is in original version (you need to change the language of the program): La Une, La Une HD, La Deux, La Deux HD, La Trois, La Trois HD, France 5.
  • Via 150: ARD.
Do subtitles not appear?

When watching your program, press la touche ok. Go down the list until you get to Options and press la touche ok. In Subtitles, select the language of your choice. Then go to Validate. Press la touche ok, and then le bouton Back. Press La touche teletext again and type in 888.

Via the Proximus TV menu

V5 compact decoder



V5 decoder

Some channels offer subtitles only via the TV menu. You must have a V5 or V5 compact decoder.

  1. When watching your program, press la touche ok. Go down the list until you get to Options and press la touche ok. If Options is not available, then there is no subtitling for that program.
  2. In Subtitles, select the language of your choice. Then go to Validate. Press la touche ok .
  3. Finish off by pressing le bouton Back. If the channel has provided subtitles for this program, they will now appear.

The subtitles via the tv-menu are available for certain programs on the following channels: TF1, TF1 HD , France 2, France 2 HD, France 3, France 4, 13ème Rue, TV Breizh, Canal J, SyFy, Voyage.


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