URL of this page: https://medlineplus.gov/faq/mobilevideo.html

Question: Can I play videos on my phone or tablet?


  • MedlinePlus has video content in different formats. MedlinePlus also links to video content on the Internet.
  • Some videos might not play on your mobile device.
  • Text alternatives are available for video content licensed by MedlinePlus:
    • Access closed captioning for health videos with the CC button at the bottom of the video player.
    • Read the overview of any health video. The overview text is on the health video page below the video player.
    • Access the transcript or closed captioning for a surgery video with the View Program Transcript button.