Recently we have written how to play dual audio movies on Android using MX Player. You can open any dual-language movies from your smartphone and play them smoothly. This is the Top Video Player for Android that can smoothly play HD Blu-ray movies on your smartphone.

See also: How To Turn Off Subtitles On Amazon Prime? | Hulu

It would be best to have the subfile (SRT, SUB), android File Manager, and an MX video player. Here are quick tips to add and play subtitles to movies from your MX Player on Android.

How to Add Subtitle to a Movie on Android smartphones

Adding, playing, and replacing subtitles on any movies you play on MX player is quite easy. When you play any movies on your smartphone, just tap on the menu option, and you will see the play, display, subtitle, tools, and help options. You have to go for the subtitle option.

How do you add subtitles in MX Player for AndroidAdding Subtitles to any movie on MX player is quite easy. When you choose the option subtitles, you will see another option opened from where you can select the subtitles of your movies from your SD card. Choose the open option to open your SD card folders.

If you have already added a subfile (SRT, SUB) for your movies on your playing movies folder, navigate to that folder. Choose your relevant sub-file, and you will see subtitles added to your movies.

If you don’t have any subtitles for your movies, you can download subtitles online for free for your movies. Then add the downloaded subtitles to the movies folder of your smartphone SD card.

How to get subtitles to your tablet

The overall procedure is easier than adding subtitles on the VLC media player. Here is a quick summary of how to replace or change subtitles on playing movies on an Android MX video player. I love the MX player because it’s the best Video Player for Android smartphones that can play dual audio and subtitles according to what we want.

It can play most of the subtitles formats like DVD, DVB, SSA/ASS Subtitle tracks, and SubStation Alpha(.ssa/.ass) with full styling. – SAMI(.smi) with ruby tag support,SubRip(.srt) – MicroDVD(.sub/.txt), SubViewer2.0(.sub) , MPL2(.mpl/.txt) – PowerDivX(.psb/.txt) – TMPlayer(.txt) etc.

  • Go to the option while the movie is playing.
  • Select the subtitle option.
  • Choose the subtitle of your movie from your SD card.
  • And you have done it!!

See also: How To Enable or Disable Subtitles on MX Player | Netflix

If you want to ask any query related to your Android smartphone, feel free to comment below.

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  1. Hi, i am downloading the subtittle ,which is in zip format, is not show from mx player. Help me how i use subtittle?

  2. hi,i got some problem ,pls help, when i open a subtitle in mx it says: Cannot read this file.make sure that the file is a valid format.
    and i’m sure that file is valid because i can play file in pc

  3. hii , why my subtitle is not same as a audio ?
    my subtitle not going same as audio, slow ,show up after 30 second later

    • Hey Ainul Mashuda,
      Thank you for your query. It seems the movies and subtitles you have downloaded, it came by default to play 30 second later. You should try another movie. Subtitles plays along with the movie, not later or early.

  4. Hi I’m using samsung galaxy s3 neo mx player doesn’t show with .smi subtitles how to do? Plz help me get out of it matter and need to know

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