Getting started on your Android device
Getting started on your Android device
Summary
The Hulu app is available on many Android devices - Visit the Google Play Store to download the app, then launch the app to begin watching or log in with your Hulu credentials for the full viewing experience.

 

 

Downloading the Hulu app


The Hulu features and experience are available for Android devices (running Android 4.0.4 and above). You can download the app from the Google Play Store on your Android phone or tablet (Requires a WiFi, 4G, or 3G connection):

  • Go to your Home screen
  • Tap the Google Play Store icon
  • Go to Search, and type "Hulu"
  • Tap the green Hulu icon
  • Tap the Install button, then confirm by tapping OK

To log into the Hulu app, tap the newly-downloaded Hulu app, select Log In and enter your Hulu credentials. Your device will now be activated.  

 

 

Signing up and switching plans on your Android


Signing up for Hulu

For new Hulu subscribers, first download the Hulu app from the Play Store on your Android device. Once you've launched Hulu, you will have the option to sign up for Hulu directly from within the app.

 

Switching plans

For current subscribers who are billed directly through Hulu, you can manage your plan through the Hulu app on your Android device. From within the app:

  • Tap the Menu button (three parallel lines)
  • Tap Hulu Plan
  • On the "Change Your Plan" page, select either No Commercials or Limited Commercials
  • Confirm by selecting Change Plan

By switching to the No Commercials plan, you will be charged instantly and your billing date will reset. Any additional time on your current billing cycle will be credited toward your new No Commercials plan.

 

By switching to the Limited Commercials plan, you will continue having access to your current No Commercials plan for the remainder of your current billing cycle. At the start of your next billing cycle, you will be charged for your new plan.

 

SHOWTIME®

At this time, due to technical constraints, subscription updates for the SHOWTIME Premium Add-on cannot be made through the Android mobile account page or app. To adjust your SHOWTIME subscription, please visit hulu.com/account through a computer browser and select "Manage Premium Add-ons" to add or remove SHOWTIME. For more information about SHOWTIME on Hulu, please visit here

 

 

Third-party billing and Hulu


iTunes billing

For Apple-billed subscribers, you can adjust your Hulu subscription settings through iTunes on your computer or iOS device. For more information about Apple billing, please visit here

 

Roku billing

For Roku-billed subscribers, you will need to adjust your Hulu subscription settings through your Roku device. For more information about Roku billing, please visit here

 

Amazon billing

At this time, the No Commercials plan is available to users billed through Hulu, Roku or Apple. For more information about Amazon billing, please visit here

 

 

Hulu settings on Android


To access the Hulu settings menu on your Android app, tap the menu button with 3 horizontal lines  near the upper-left side of the app. Navigate to the Settings section, where you can adjust settings for your account, autoplay, captions and application tracking.

 

Autoplay

Tap the menu menu icon near the upper-left of the Hulu app and navigate to the Settings section. From here, you can toggle on or off Autoplay for all videos.menu

 

Captions

Tap the menu menu icon near the upper-left of the Hulu app and navigate to the Settings section. Access the Captions section to adjust caption language, text size and text style for all videos. 

 

Account Settings

Tap the menu menu icon near the upper-left of the Hulu app and navigate to Settings. Tap the Account section to modify your name, email, password, billing information, or activate a new living room device. 

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