Google Slides closed captions not working

Description of the issue:

When using the closed captions functionality while presenting there are no captions shown.
I made sure the microphone is enabled and followed all troubleshooting steps Google offers to no avail. On other browsers it works without issues.

Exact URL of the website in question:

I cannot provide a specific presentation due to privacy, but it is reproducible on any presentation.

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no)


Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off?


Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no):


Does the site work as expected when using Chrome?


Brave version (check About Brave):

Version 1.18.78 Chromium: 87.0.4280.141 (Official Build) (x86_64)


Can you link/share to sheet causing issues, also google microphone won’t work (see

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