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How To Get Hulu on a Hisense TV

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Are you a fan of TV shows, movies, and live programming streaming on Hulu and want to add the service to your Hisense TV? Fortunately, this process is relatively straightforward if you do it the right way. 

Quick Answer

To get Hulu on Hisense TV, open the built-in browser, head to the Hulu website, log in with your credentials, select or search for a show, and start watching the content. 

To help you do this, we have written a step-by-step guide on how to get Hulu on Hisense TV with simple instructions. 

Getting Hulu on a Hisense TV

If you don’t know how to get Hulu on your Hisense TV, our following step-by-step methods will help you get this done in no time.

Method #1: Using the Hisense TV Web Browser

  1. Open the built-in browser on your Hisense TV.
  2. Open the Hulu website
  3. Log in to your account using Hulu credentials.
  4. Select/search for a show or movie and enjoy watching it on your Hisense TV. 
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Method #2: Getting Hulu on a Hisense Roku TV

  1. Press the “Home” button on the TV remote to access the default channel store.
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  2. Open the search menu and type “Hulu” in it.
  3. Select Hulu from the suggestion list and choose the “Add Channel” option.
  4. Once the app is added, open the “Channel” menu and launch it to get the activation code.
  5. Open the Hulu activation website, log into your account, and type in the activation code. 
  6. Click “Activate” and start watching Hulu channels.

Method #3: Getting Hulu on a Hisense Android TV

  1. Turn on the TV, press the “Home” button on the remote, and select the “Apps” section.
  2. Open Google Play Store.
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  3. Search “Hulu.” 
  4. Install the app.
  5. Once the app is installed, open it on your TV and note down the activation code.
  6. Open the Hulu activation website, log into your account, and type in the activation code.
  7. Click “Activate,” and that’s pretty much it!

Method #4: Getting Hulu on a Hisense VIDAA TV

  1. Press the “Home” button on the remote with your Hisense VIDAA TV.
  2. Navigate to “Apps.”
  3. Select “Hulu,” and you’re done.

Hulu is a native streaming app on the Hisense VIDAA Smart TV.

However, if you cannot find the app, update your Hisense VIDAA TV by pressing the gear button on the remote and navigating to “Support” > “System update” > “Check Firmware Upgrade.”

Method #5: Casting Hulu to a Hisense Android TV

  1. Connect Android TV and mobile to the same Wi-Fi.
  2. Install and open the Hulu app on your mobile device.
  3. Log in to Hulu.
  4. Play a show on mobile.
  5. Click the cast icon from the playback screen.
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  6. Select your Hisense Android TV from the list of devices, and you’re done!

What To Do if Hulu Is Not Working on a Hisense TV

If you have installed the Hulu app on your Hisense TV and it is not working correctly, try the following fixes.  

Fix #1: Power Cycling the TV

  1. Press the power button on the supplied Hisense TV remote to turn it off.
  2. Plug out the TV’s power cable from the main wall.
  3. Wait for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Plug the power cable back into the main wall, turn on the Hisense TV, and you’re done.

Fix #2: Troubleshooting Internet Issues

  1. Open the built-in browser on your Hisense TV or computer.
  2. Do an internet speed test.
  3. If the internet speed results are below the thresholds, turn off your TV, and reboot the router.
  4. Turn on your TV, reconnect it to the Wi-Fi connection, and that’s about it!

Fix #3: Checking the Hulu Service

Hulu may be experiencing an outage due to technical problems or going through scheduled maintenance. To rule out this possibility, open a browser on your PC and check the Hulu service status through a third-party website.

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If the service is down, wait patiently until the developers fix the backend issues, which are usually resolved within a day.


In this article, we have discussed how to get the Hulu app on Hisense TV. We also mentioned some troubleshooting methods if the Hulu app is not working on your device. 

Hopefully, you can now easily access the channels streaming on Hulu and make the most out of your free time.

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