Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Watch Videos with Subtitles on iPhone Using VLC Player

Do you want to watch videos with subtitles on your iPhone?

It is possible and very simple to achieve because of the VLC Player app. So, continue reading to learn more about how to add subtitles on iPhone videos.


Generally, we have been able to watch videos with subtitles on our MacBooks. But, it has always been difficult to add subtitles on an iPhone. Now, it has gotten much easier, allowing anyone to watch videos with subtitles on their iPhone or iPad.

Watch Videos with Subtitles on iPhone with VLC Player

To watch videos with subtitles on iPhone or iPad, we’ll need the VLC Player app, (follow that link) which is available in the official App Store. So, if you are wondering about all the ways it can help us, see the tutorial at the bottom of the page.

Steps to Play videos with Subtitles on iPhone with VLC player

Step 1:
Go to the App Store and download VLC Player on your iPhone.

Step 2:
Once installation is complete, connect your iPhone to your Mac via a lightning USB charger wire.

Step 3: 
Click on the Mobile symbol which is located to the side of the music button.

Step 4:
Next, you will see the overview of your iPhone. There, click on the File Sharing option which is on the left side of the screen.

Step 5:
Once there, you can see all apps on the screen. Next, click on VLC Player.

Step 6: 
Select the video / subtitles files that you want to watch on your iPhone. Now, drag them to your iPhone VLC player list.

Step 7:
Once the copying files are completed, open the VLC Player app on your iPhone.

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Step 8:
On your iPhone, you’ll see all the videos that are copied from your Mac into your VLC Player playlist. This can be done any other iOS devices as well!

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Step 9:
Once you open the app, play any video you want. There, you can watch any video on your iPhone with subtitles.

Note: Make sure that your video file and subtitle files have the same name. That will let the VLC player automatically play the desired video with subtitles.

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That’s it! You’re done. Not too bad, right? This is the simplest method to watch videos with subtitles on iPhone or any other iOS device. If you are still looking for the simplest way to watch videos with subtitles, visit our website frequently for upcoming posts. We’ll publish all the methods to help with this issue.

So, if you face any issues with this method, let us know in the comments below. We’ll get back to you to solve all your queries as soon as possible.

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Which method do you use to watch videos with subtitles on your iPhone/iPad/iPod devices?