[BCAB] iPlayer Audio Description on iPhone

Susan Jones paws4talk at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 14:27:10 GMT 2018


Hi, I use I player on my I phone all the time. Go to menu , I start at the bottom of the list as this is quicker swipe up the list and audio description comes above subtitles. Susan. 

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> On 22 Mar 2018, at 1:27 pm, Yusuf Osman via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk> wrote:
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> Having read the discussion related to ITV and audio description which has drifted in to the iPlayer I thought I'd try and play something with audio description using the latest BBC iPlayer App on my iPhone7 running the latest IOS. I've tried playing the latest episodes of both Eastenders and Shetland but have not been able to get audio description to play. I also tried the documentary on the attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler. There doesn't appear to be an audio description button in the player itself, which is really disappointing as the subtitles button is there. Yes I've turned that on just to make sure that audio description doesn't come on as well, but it doesn't. I've looked in the settings but can't find anything relevant to audio description. I've also tried doing a search using Google but couldn't find anything on how to actually turn on audio description, aside from using the category audio described, which I couldn't find in the App. Incidentally, and this has rather annoyed me as well, I can't find how to turn audio description on, but I was able to find a Q&A on how to turn it off.
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> I must be doing something wrong, but what it is I've not got a clue. Can anyone help?
> Yusuf
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