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I have uploaded the video on Youtube, added the subtitles, but the users don't realize, that they can turn them on.

I know there is particular URL parameter for embedded player, but it doesn't work for youtube.com itself. I have tried out

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWMMgHobF6g&hl=de&cc_lang_pref=de&cc_load_policy=1

and it turns the page in german, but does not turn the subtitles on.

How can I force youtube to use subtitles on youtube.com itself?

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I've found out how to do it.

Add

&hl=de&cc_lang_pref=de&cc=1

to your video url, and subtitles will be on youtube.com by default. Of course, you need to use your language instead of de.

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