How to use Hulu on Oculus Gear VR

May 24, 2018

Immerse yourself in the Hulu virtual reality experience while using your Oculus Gear VR.

Supported devices


  • Samsung Gear VR

Mobile device

  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+

Software and OS

You will need the latest software from Oculus, which is automatically installed the first time you connect your Samsung mobile device with the Gear VR headset.

You will also need Android 5.1.1 or above on your Samsung mobile device. 

Downloading the Hulu VR app

  1. While wearing your Samsung Gear VR headset, first navigate to the Oculus Home screen
  2. Use the on-screen pointer to focus on the Oculus Store
  3. Tap the touchpad on the right side of your headset to select the Store
  4. Select All or Samsung
  5. Select Hulu
  6. Use the on-screen pointer to highlight Install or Free, then tap the touchpad to confirm your selection

If you already have the regular Hulu app on your Samsung device, you should be automatically logged in to the Hulu VR app. Alternatively, you will have to option to log into the Hulu VR app by using the on-screen keyboard or device activation code.

Health and safety using your VR headset

Please visit Samsung's support website for additional Gear VR headset information