Hulu Not Working On Samsung Smart TV Fix

In this digital era, the way we stream movies, shows, sports, etc. has completely changed. Gone are those days when people used to sit in front of the TV waiting for their favorite program to get telecasted. These days, you can simply buy a video-on-demand service and enjoy streaming movies, shows, series, live sports, live TV, etc. anytime anywhere you want. It is not easy always as you may encounter some problems while using these services. Recently, we saw a lot of people are searching for ways to fix Hulu not working on Samsung smart TV, so we thought to post about it.

Hulu Not Working On Samsung Smart TV Fix

Here in this post, we are going to tell you everything about the Hulu app for Samsung smart TV and how you can fix it if it is not working for you. Before you start playing with the settings and the device itself, we will recommend you restart your device by unplugging and plugging it again. Most of the time, minor problems get solved by doing so and this is what you can do if you are facing issues with Samsung smart TV Hulu app. Read this post till the end and follow every method carefully. We have also attached images in the steps so you can confirm if you are doing it right or not. So, let’s get started.

Hulu App Not Working On Samsung Smart TV Causes

There are a number of reasons why you are facing Hulu not working on the Samsung TV issue. The first thing you need to make sure of is your Samsung smart TV compatible with the Hulu app or not. Since Hulu no longer supported on Samsung TV you need to make sure your smart TV is on Hulu’s compatible smart TV list. If your smart TV is compatible, even then Hulu not loading on Samsung TV then you can be fixing the issues. No matter what Hulu problems on Samsung smart TV you are facing, you can always fix them by following the methods mentioned below.

  • Incompatible smart TV.
  • Hulu app damaged/not installed properly.
  • Outdated Hulu app.
  • Cache/power issues.
  • Samsung Smart TV power cycle.

How To Fix Hulu App Not Working On Samsung Smart TV

Reset Hulu App On Samsung Smart TV

Reset Hulu App
  • The user needs to turn on Samsung Smart TV.
  • Click on the Hulu App from the list of applications.
  • Go to the homepage of your Samsung smart Tv by holding the Back Button by long-pressing it down.
  • Hulu app will reset by following the above process.
  • Again, open the Hulu app and the reset process is done.

Clear Hulu App’s Cache Data

  • Turn on the Samsung smart TV by remote.
  • Go to the Settings Menu of Samsung smart TV.
  • Open Apps category from the setting.
  • Select Hulu App from the app category.
  • Now, click on the Storage option.
  • Click on Clear Cache first so data can be cleared as well.
Clear Hulu App Cache

If you want then you can also click on the Clear Data button to clear previous data of the Hulu app. This is how you can clear data and cache of Hulu and all other installed apps on your Samsung Smart TV. Open the Hulu app again from the home screen to check if it works.  

Uninstall & Re-Install The App

  • Turn in Samsung smart TV by remote.
  • Now the user needs to press the Home Button on the remote of the Samsung smart TV.
  • Go to Settings and click on Manage Installed Apps.
  • From there select the Hulu app.
  • Once it is opened, click on Uninstall.
Uninstall Hulu App On Samsung Smart TV

This procedure will take some time to delete the app. And it is the most working process to fix the Hulu app in the Samsung Smart TV. Once you have uninstalled the Hulu app, it’s time to install it again. To do this, simply follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Turn on Samsung smart TV by remote.
  • Navigate to the Main Menu on the screen of the Samsung smart TV.
  • Simply type “Hulu” (without quotes) in the search bar of the Samsung smart TV.
Install Hulu App On Samsung Smart TV
  • Select Hulu app from the search results displayed on the screen.
  • Click on the Install button next to the Hulu app icon.
  • This process will install Hulu app in the Samsung smart Tv.
  • The process is complete

Now go to the home screen of the Samsung smart Tv and open the Hulu app, wait for some time after the opening of the app provide certain permissions and enter login credentials. Now the user can enjoy their favorite shows on the Hulu app without any worry.

Update Hulu App On Samsung TV

  • Turn on Samsung smart Tv by remote.
  • Go to the Main Menu of the Samsung smart by navigating through remote.
  • Now the user needs to click on the Smart Hub.
Update Hulu App
  • Then the user needs s to click on Featured.
  • From there user will see the Hulu app, simply click on the Hulu app.
  • Now the user needs to click and Hold Enter Key until a sub-menu pop-up.
  • The user will see an Update Apps option in the app, click on the update button.
  • Now the user will need to click on Select All to perform a complete update.
  • And then the user needs to click on Update All in the app.

User must wait for some time for the updating of all the app available in the Samsung smart TV. After a while, all the apps available on the Samsung smart Tv will be updated. Restart the Samsung smart Tv and click on the Hulu app to check if it is working well or not.

Update Samsung Smart TV Framework

The basic reason behind the problematic app on any smart TV is the presence of an old framework in the TV. By updating the Framework of the smart TV, users can fix any problematic app. This method works most of the time when all the procedures fail. There are three different ways by which a user can update the framework of the Samsung smart TV.

Method #1. Update Samsung Smart TV Framework Automatically

Update Samsung Smart TV Framework Automatically
  • Turn on Samsung smart TV by remote.
  • Go to the Home Screen of the Samsung smart TV.
  • Click on the Settings.
  • Then press on the Support button.
  • Press on Software Update.
  • Then press Auto-update on the software update option.
  • The process is done.

Method #2. Update Samsung Smart TV Framework By Network

  • Turn on Samsung smart tv by remote.
  • Navigate to the Home Menu in the Samsung smart TV.
  • Click on Settings.
  • Now click on Support.
Update Samsung Smart TV Framework By Network
  • Now the user needs to click on Software Update.
  • The user needs to click on the Update Now option.
  • If there is any update available then select the particular update.
  • Click on OK to finish the update.

By following this process, user can update their Samsung smart Tv manually.

Method #3. Update Samsung Smart TV Framework By USB Drive

  • Turn on Samsung smart TV by remote.
  • Go to the Settings option in the Samsung smart TV.
  • Then click on Support.
  • Now press on Software Update.
  • The user needs to click on the Update Now option.
  • The Samsung smart TV will detect the USB drive.
  • The TV will ask the user to update from the drive.
Update Samsung Smart TV Framework By USB Drive
  • User can search the USB drive for updated files.
  • Then the user needs to press Yes after finding the appropriate file.
  • And then click on Ok to finish the process.
  • The process is complete.

Final Words

So, this is all about how to fix Hulu live not working on Samsung TV and we hope you have found what you were looking for. There are many ways by which you can fix Samsung smart TV apps not working but the methods we have mentioned above works best among all and you can follow them to fix other Samsung apps too. We will keep the post updated with more methods to fix Hulu not working on Samsung smart TV, so keep visiting this page to know about it.

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by Anshul Mathur
Hi, I am Anshul Mathur. A Cisco Certified Network Associate and Blogger from India. I love technology, therefore I write about it on blogs like FooFighters. I help users to fix issues with their tech devices. Music Lover | Gamer | Tech Enthusiast

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