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How To Add Subtitles To A Movie On Android

Almost everyone loves watching videos and sometimes you might want to understand everything about the video or just don’t want to miss any part of the video especially in a noisy area or when it’s a foreign movie.

Adding subtitle on your Android video player is very easy and simple. Infact, is an app way because you only need to install the subtitle into your movie or download the subtitle file separately and add it into your video player. Meanwhile, the video player may not be your phone default player, but most of the video player from Google playstore also has the ability to add subtitle to your movie.

In this tutorial, we will make use of MX player for Android to add subtitle to any movie. You can also use this method to add subtitle to any other video players. Let’s go on!

How To Add Subtitle To A Movie On Your Android

  • Firstly, launch or open your MX Player App and locate or open your video. 
  • Then, tap on the MENU dotted lines at the left upper side and tap on SUBTITLE.

  • Tap on ONLINE SUBTITLE and finally, tap on SEARCH

    • You can switch on your data connection for it to search the subtitle for that video online and you should choose any best subtitle for your video.


    It will be installed in the movie. So that’s all.

    How To Add Subtitle To Your Android Manually

    • You should go to any website to download the subtitle file e.g subscene.com, opensubtitles.org and moviesubtitles.org.
    • Search for the name of your video and download the subtitle file for that video which is always in .srt file extension.
    • Now, after successful download. Go to your MX PLAYER or any video player and tap on SUBTITLE then, tap on OPEN.

    • Locate the subtitle file you downloaded and select it to install on your video player.

    Note: This methods requires different subtitle file for each video or movies. It has same similar method to other video player.

    Is it helpful? Do you encounter any problems or issues while adding subtitle to your video or movie? Kindly ask more questions and if it works for you, kindly share your experience!

    17 Comments

    1. Bright Bright April 26, 2017

      hmm nice. what about Chinese movies? do these sites have the subtitles for all movies?

    2. Ebenco Real Ebenco Real April 26, 2017

      nice 1 have been looking for diz long time thanks for the update

    3. Isah Adamu baush Isah Adamu baush April 26, 2017

      Thank you bro I really found out this post very helpful because I love watching Adventure and Indian film but many doesn't come out with subtittle and I am encountered different problems but ur posting here help me a lots

    4. Bright Bright April 26, 2017

      that's cool. where do you download the flash? 02tvseries.com hasn't release up to 3 episodes

    5. Isah Adamu baush Isah Adamu baush April 26, 2017

      I regret of not getting this post on time and I refuse to ask here , i used to waste my data downloading subtitle but none one work for me

    6. Bright Bright April 26, 2017

      yeah check comments. I'm surprised too. definitely gonna try this thing

    7. Akinremi Seun Akinremi Seun April 27, 2017

      Nice and simple tutoria…..noted..thanks for d update

    8. Badmus Adebayo Badmus Adebayo April 27, 2017

      What about movies that a divided into parts? Will one get subtitles for each part using this app? Thank you.

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