How do I edit video captions in YouTube?

You will learn how to edit the auto-generated captions YouTube can create for your video.

Follow these steps after you have uploaded, set English as the language of your video, and YouTube has auto-generated the captions for your video.

1. After signing in, click on your account icon.

Click on the Sign in icon.

2. Click on YouTube Studio.

Click on Creator Studio.

3. Click on the Videos icon along the left-hand side

Videos icon is selected

4. Click on the desired video clip.

Online Learning clip 1 is selected.

5. Click on Duplicate and Edit.

Duplicate and Edit selected

6. Click on Continue.

Continue link selected

7. Edit the text of the auto generated captions as desired.

As you can see there are quite a number of things to edit in the auto generated captions.

Edit captions interface

8. When you are finished correcting the text, click on Publish.

Publish button selected

9. The edited captions now display in the video when played.

captions display over video

Article Summary

You have now learned how to edit the auto-generated captions in YouTube.