KB: Editing YouTube Subtitles

Note: If you’re editing captions created automatically, a new caption track that includes your revisions will be generated.

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Subtitles.
  3. Click the video you’d like to edit.
  4. For the language you’d like to edit, in the “Subtitles” column, select Options  and then Edit.
  5. At the top right, click Edit.
  6. Click on the caption track you want to edit.
  7. Click inside any line in the caption track panel and edit the text.
  8. When you’ve finished making changes, click Publish edits, at the top right.
  9. You’ll be asked to confirm that you want to overwrite existing subtitles. Click Publish.