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Setting Netflix audio/subtitles on AppleTV

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Macbatgirl Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 18, 2011 1:31 PM

So the AppleTV 4.4.3 update finally added Netflix for Mexico and it works fine, except for one little problem: When I tried to watch a movie, the language was set to "Portuguese", when I usually have it set to "English" when I watch it on the web. How can I change the language and subtitles so they reflect on AppleTV?

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  • Bryan Simcock Calculating status...
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    Nov 21, 2011 6:38 PM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    I have the same problem: can't change language/subtitle settings for Netflix Mexico. When I click on the centre button of the remote, it just pauses the movie/tv programme. Are you getting a language options menu when you click on the centre button?

  • Bryan Simcock Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 22, 2011 9:23 PM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    I really wanted to love Netflix Mexico, but I don't at the moment. Hopefully there will be another update soon which adds a bit of consistency - at least a language/subtitle options menu for all movies. By playing around I've found that if you press at the top of the black ring on the remote, a box comes up with a short description of the film and occasionally it says hold the centre button for options. If it doesn't say that then you just have to watch the movie in Brazilian Portuguese and make up your own dialogue.

  • osci Calculating status...
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    Dec 2, 2011 9:40 PM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    Found the solution:

     

    press up button in the apple remote during playback. screen apears with info about the movie and then you have to press the select button for more options. then you can select subtitle and language within the movie.

     

    hope it helps.

  • kihame Calculating status...
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    Dec 11, 2011 6:15 AM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    I'm having the same problem here. However neither the center button nor the up button +select solutions work for me. Those options just pause a movie that has several language options on PS3. Are there any other options or settings that you changed?

  • ZZamboni Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Dec 18, 2011 8:14 PM (in response to osci)

    I'm having the same problem - in fact I am getting all the movies in English, but there are some which I would like to have in Spanish (for the kids mostly). I have verified on my machine that the movie has a Spanish soundtrack, but when I press and hold the middle button on the Apple TV, all I get is a menu to change the subtitles, but I cannot find where to change the audio. I have also tried changing my default language in Netflix, to no avail.

     

    Anyone has other suggestions?

     

    Thanks.

  • cvollbracht Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Dec 27, 2011 6:36 PM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    I am having issues setting the Audio Language in the Netflix App, for exaple in "the hunt fo the red octuber", through the website I can set up the audio language to English, Portuguese and Spanish, and the subtitles to Spanish and Portuguese, but in Apple TV 2 the Audio Language is always set to Portuguese, disregarding the Apple TV configuration which is Audio: English and Subtitles: Spanish. I also tried changing it to Default, but teh result was no different.

     

    If I press the settings button, the ATV gives me the option to change de subtitles, but not the audio.

     

    I am using netflix in Latin America.

     

    Any one has a sugestion????

  • juan c.fromsan Tj Calculating status...
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    Jan 3, 2012 1:11 AM (in response to Macbatgirl)

    I've tried every suggestion posted here . . . the bottom line is, there is no language changing option, only subtitle. I think this is an issue that has to be fixed asap. I keep getting all the movies in portugese even after I change the audio & video options and the general language, and the same movie can be changed in my ps3, because it does have that option. This is getting ridiculous, it's a major bug that I feel is getting no attention . . .

  • cvollbracht Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Yeah, so far I have read a thousand forums, and follow every instruction posted. But for some reason, I think this is not happening to everyone or a lot of people at least, because I can't really find many posts of people complaining about this issue!

     

    The change audio language feature in the netflix app is definitely missing or non existent!

  • nelsonhidalgo Calculating status...
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    Jan 4, 2012 6:02 AM (in response to osci)

    it did not work for me... i'm using apple tv2 OS version 4.4. Can you describe me your enviroment?

  • luispautt Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 28, 2012 7:39 PM (in response to nelsonhidalgo)

    Only press hold down center buttom in the apple remote during playback and ready, will see the menu of subtitles.

    Solo manten presionado el botón del centro en el apple remoto durante un tiempo y listo, veras el menu de los subtitulos.

     

    Enjoy!

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