Activate Hulu.com Subscription/ Activate 2021

You can watch thousands of shows and movies by activating your subscription on Hulu. Hulu is a video on demand service from The Walt Disney Company. Various plans are offered by Hulu and you can get any plan of their choice. The users can add up to 6 profiles in their Hulu account and can use it simultaneously on two screens even with the most basic pack. You can activate your Hulu account very easily by visiting the official website www.hulu.com/activate 2021 and watch movies and TV shows of your choice. Hulu is supported by almost every platform. From Android, Apple to Xbox, PlayStation, Hulu app can be downloaded on any device with great ease.In this article, the simple method through which the users can Activate Hulu Subscription.

Devices that support Hulu

A large number of devices supports Hulu. You can activate Hulu subscription on any of these devices by visiting the site www.hulu.com/activate. Check out the list of supported devices below.

  • Android phones and tablets
  • Android TV (select models)
  • Apple TV (4th generation or later)
  • Chromecast
  • Echo Show
  • Fire Tablets
  • Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
  • iPhones and iPads
  • LG TV (select models)
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Mac and PC browsers/apps
  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 4
  • Roku and Roku Stick (select models)
  • Samsung TV (select models)
  • VIZIO SmartCast TVs
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • Xfinity Flex Streaming TV Box
  • Xfinity X1 TV Boxes

The devices listed above supports the latest Hulu app. Other than this, you can use the classic Hulu app on some other devices, as given below. Although you can enjoy all shows of Hulu on the classic app, you cannot access means live TV, select Premium add-ons or enjoy new features.

  • Apple TV (3rd generation)
  • LG TVs and Blu-ray players (select models)
  • Roku and Roku Stick (select models)
  • Samsung TVs and Blu-ray players (select models)
  • Sony TVs and Blu-ray players (select models)
  • TiVo
  • VIZIO TVs (select models)

Simple steps for activating Hulu subscription

Hulu provides a trial period of 30 days to the users to see if they enjoy watching the shows, movies and other contents. After the trial period is over and the users want to continue watching Hulu, they need to activate their subscription. The step by step instructions to activate Hulu subscription via Hulu app or www.hulu.com/activate are provided below.

How do you activate Hulu subscription on a new device?

Hulu can be activated on a new device using an activation code. Simple steps through which the subscription of Hulu can be activated on your new device are provided below. However, a user with Smart TV or TV-connected device can activate the device online by simply logging in with their email and password. No Hulu activation code is required in this case.

  • Open your device and launch the Hulu app.
  • On the Welcome screen, click on the Log In button and then select Activate on a computer.
  • An activation code will appear on the next screen for subscription.
  • Now, go to your Account page, log in if prompted and click on the Watch Hulu on Your Devices option.
  • Other than this, you can go directly to www.hulu.com/activate.
  • You will be asked to enter the unique activation code displayed on your screen earlier.
  • Provide the code and you will be logged in to your account in about 30 seconds.
  • You have now successfully subscribed to the Hulu services.
  • Once the new device is activated on your account, you will get an email containing the details of the kind of device that was activated, the location (city, state, country, etc.) where the device was activated and the date and time the device was activated.

Manage devices on which Hulu is subscribed

Simply adding devices to Hulu subscription is not enough and it is important to have a way to manage these devices. On your Account page you can find the list of all the devices using your Hulu subscription in case you want to manage them in the future.

1. View all devices activated on your Hulu account

Follow the steps given below to see all devices activated on your Hulu account:

  • Log in to your Hulu account and go to your Account page
  • Locate and click on the Watch Hulu on Your Devices option.
  • Click on the Manage Devices button. A list of all devices activated on your current Hulu subscription will appear on the screen along with the date they were activated.
  • If you want, you can remove any devices that are no longer in use or that you do not want to grant subscription to.

2. Remove Hulu subscribed devices in easy steps

There can be many reasons why one would want to remove the devices on which Hulu is subscribed. One may find any device added to their account that they no longer remember adding. There might be any device added to the account that is no longer in use. Well, whatever is the reason behind this, you can easily remove Hulu subscribed devices by following the steps given below.

  • Log in to your Hulu account and go to your Account page
  • Locate and click on the Watch Hulu on Your Devices option.
  • Click on the Manage Devices button. A list of all devices activated on your current Hulu subscription will appear.
  • Tap the Remove button present next to the device(s) that you no longer want to use your Hulu subscription.
  • Once the device is removed, a username and password will be required to login the next time user opens Hulu on that device.
  • In case you remove a device from your account that you do not recall adding, it is advised that you change/ reset your Hulu email address and/ or password.

Fix issues arising with activating Hulu subscription

Sometimes, it happens that while activating a new device or removing any device from Hulu account, issues occur. Most of the times, these issues are due to faulty browser and can be fixed by following the steps below:

  • Make sure that the browser you are using is a supported one.
  • Update your browser, if not already.
  • Close and reopen your current browser.
  • Try clearing cookies and cache from your browser.
  • If nothing works, use another browser.

How to cancel your Hulu subscription?

Hulu provides very easy way to its users for canceling their subscription in case they do not want to continue using this app. After canceling, you have the option to renew your subscription if you ever choose to come back. To cancel your Hulu subscription, follow the steps given below.

  • Sign in to your Hulu account and go to the Account page.
  • Now, go to Your Subscription and select Cancel.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to cancel the subscription.
  • Once the subscription is cancelled successfully, a confirmation email will be sent from Hulu.
  • The subscription status on your Account page will display ‘Your subscription is about to cancel’ message.
  • You will still be able to watch Hulu contents until the end of your current billing cycle.

Note: If you are billed for Hulu through a third-party application, the steps for canceling the subscription might vary.

Steps to temporarily pause the Hulu subscription

If you do not want to cancel your subscription but still want to say take a break from it, you have the option to temporarily pause your subscription. Once you pause your subscription, the effect takes place from the first day of your next billing cycle. You can provide the duration for which you want to pause your Hulu subscription. After the specified time period is over, your subscription will be activated automatically and new billing cycle will begin. During the period your account is paused, you can cancel your subscription or renew it before the pause time is over. To pause your Hulu subscription, follow the steps given below:

  • Sign in to your Hulu account and go to the Account page.
  • Now, go to Your Subscription tab.
  • Select the Pause button next to Pause Your Subscription section.
  • Enter the duration for which you want to account to go on hold. You can set maximum up to 12 weeks.
  • Click on the Submit button to pause your account.

Note: The option to temporarily pause the Hulu subscription is not available for annual subscribers or those who are billed by a third party (except Amazon and Roku).

How to log out Hulu account from all computers?

If you no longer want any device/ user to use your Hulu account, you can remove it by logging out your account from that device. The steps for the same are discussed below.

  • Sign in to your Hulu account and go to the Account page.
  • Under Privacy and Settings, select Protect Your Account option. A pop-up screen will appear.
  • On this screen, click on the ‘Log Out of All Computer’ option.
  • All devices/ browser on which Hulu was logged in, except the current browser will be logged out.