Activate your Hulu account with the help of this guide and avail yourself of your free trial to watch everything from hit movies and timeless TV classics to brand new episodes from your current season favorites from the comfort of your very own couch.
Steps to get started with your Hulu account :
1) You should be living in the U.S. in order to sign up for Hulu.
2) Check if you have a valid form of Payment. You may also check for billing through a third party.
3) Check if you have Hulu app/Hulu app and live TV supported device(as per your plan).
4) Check if you have an internet connection with the required speed.
5) Go to the Hulu official website
6) Click on Start your free trial.
7) Choose your plan.
8) Create your account.
9) Add your Billing information.
10) Start streaming your favorite show!
11) You may also select Add-ons as per your requirement.
Have a valid form of Payment:
Hulu accepts U.S.-based credit or debit cards(American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover) having a minimum balance of $1 to process a temporary authorization hold to confirm your payment information.
Digital payment methods like PayPal or Venmo(Only available if you sign up or update your Payment via a web browser on your mobile device) can be used.
Hulu gift cards available at selected retail outlets can be redeemed on your account page.
You can also be billed through a third party like Amazon, Disney+, iTunes, Spotify, Roku, Sprint, Verizon, and Xfinity. (Details given below)
Hulu app supported device:
Devices listed below support the latest Hulu app :
–> Android phones and tablets (Android 5.0 & above and screen size of at least 800 x 480 pixels)
–> Android TV(selected models – check Google Play Store to verify whether your model is capable of updating to the latest Hulu app.)
–> Apple TV (4th generation or later)
–> Echo Show
–> Fire Tablets(Fire OS 5 or higher)
–> Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
–> iPhones and iPads(iOS 12.0 and above)
–> LG TV (selected models)
–> Nintendo Switch
–> Mac and PC browsers/apps
–> PlayStation 3
–> PlayStation 4
–> Roku and Roku Stick (selected models)
–> Samsung TV (selected models)
–> VIZIO SmartCast TVs
–> Xbox 360
–> Xbox One
–> Xfinity Flex Streaming TV Box
–> Xfinity X1 TV Boxes
Devices listed below support the Classic Hulu app (which means no access to live TV, select Premium Add-ons and new features)
You may click on the device for further information
–> Apple TV (3rd generation)
–>LG TVs and Blu-ray players (selected models)
–> Roku and Roku Stick (selected models)
–> Samsung TVs and Blu-ray players (selected models)
–> Sony TVs and Blu-ray players (selected models)
–> VIZIO TVs (selected models)
Solid Internet connection (recommended speeds given below)
–> 3.0 Mbps for Hulu’s Streaming Library
–> 8.0 Mbps for live streams
–> 16.0 Mbps for 4K content
–> For live TV plans, you will need to set up a home network. The network you designate as Home must be a non-mobile and residential connection.
Subscription Plan: Hulu has four subscription plans and additional Add-ons.
$5.99/month (or $59.99/year)
Gives access to Hulu ad-supported streaming library. Contains everything from hit movies and timeless TV classics to brand new episodes from your current season favorites (typically available the day after airing) and much more.
Hulu (No Ads)
Watch almost the same shows and movies as in Hulu without ad breaks.
Hulu + Live TV
All content of Hulu + watches your favorite primetime shows, breaking news, and sporting events in real-time.
Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV
Watch same content as Hulu + Live TV without ad breaks
Premium Add-ons: Can be added to any plan. Live TV plans will also include live streaming.
- HBO MAX for $14.99/month
- SHOWTIME for $10.99/month
- Cinemax for $9.99/month
- STARZ for $8.99/month
- Network Add-ons: Can be added to any live TV plan.
Entertainment: Add American Heroes Channel, CNBC World, Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY, FYI, Lifetime Movies, and Science for $7.99/month
Español: Add CNN en Español, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, ESPN Deportes, History Channel en Español, and NBC Universo for $4.99/month
- Feature Add-ons: Can be added to any live TV plan
Enhanced Cloud DVR: Get 150 extra hours (200 total) of Cloud DVR storage — plus, you can fast forward through the ad breaks in your recordings for $9.99/month.
Unlimited Screens: Watch on any number of screens at Home — plus three while you’re on the go — for $9.99/month.
Third-party Billing: Select your billing party from the list below for further guidance.
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