YouTube voice description refers to an additional audio track that tends to describe the visual elements of a YouTube video.
With closed captions, YouTube voice description isn’t really very popular these days but there are still plenty of its use-cases even if you have Samsung Smart TV of the current generation.
Unfortunately, no matter how useful it is – sometimes people don’t really need it and then it becomes an annoying audio description instead of something that’s useful. So, a lot of people constantly look for ways to disable and you’ll find numerous threads on Google product support forums.
Even though there’s no single solution officially addressed by Google for this, there are a few things that tend to get it fixed. Here, we’ll focus on mention a few solutions shared by fellow netizens online that you can try to turn off YouTube Voice description on Samsung Smart TV.
It is worth noting that this isn’t just limited to Samsung Smart TV – but should apply to other smart TV’s or Firestick as well. Personally, we have a Samsung Smart TV with us, hence we emphasize on that.
Solutions To Turn Off YouTube Voice Description on Samsung Smart TV’s
1. Reset App Data
For a lot of users, simply resetting the YouTube app data seems to have fixed the issue. Do note that you’ll need to log in again if you do this.
To reset YouTube app data, you have to head to the YouTube settings and then History and Data.
Here, you’ll need to click on “Reset app”. And, this should turn off YouTube Voice description on your Samsung Smart TV.
2. Reset Smart Hub
This is an extreme solution if you find the “History and Data” option on YouTube greyed out on your TV screen. In that case, you can just reset all the apps at once from the smart hub to fix any issues.
So, you’ll need to sign in to all the apps and services you have on your TV.
You just be able to find the option by navigating through Menu>Smart Hub>Reset Smart Hub
3. Factory Reset
If nothing else works for you, the Factory Reset option should resolve every issue that you have on your Samsung Smart TV.
It’s not the recommended way to go – but if you’ve nothing else left to try, you might as well try doing a complete reset.
Instead of endlessly searching for several forum threads, we hope that you were able to resolve the issue in no time.
Still, have questions? Let us know in the comments below!