How To Get the Transcript of a YouTube Video

November 2016


This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to get a transcript of a YouTube video. Note that transcripts are only available for videos that have closed captioning.

Generate Transcript of a YouTube Video

Go to YouTube and open the video of your choice. Click on the More actions button (represented by 3 horizontal dots) located next to the Share button:


Now click on the Transcript option:


A transcript of the closed captions will automatically be generated:


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