How to Install Hulu on FireStick (October 2021)

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This is a step-by-step tutorial about how to install Hulu on FireStick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, and other Amazon devices.

What exactly is Hulu? Hulu app is considered the best streaming app in the United States. It basically offers countless video content that includes TV shows, Live TV Channels (NFL, Olympics, Golf, etc), and Movies,

You can also watch Live Sports and Music Events from all over the world. Hulu is the result of the collaboration between Walt Disney, AT&T, Comcast, and 21st-century fox.

There are two ways to install Hulu on a Fire TV Stick device. The first method involves installing the Hulu app directly from Amazon Store.

The second method is for the people who live outside the US and involves the process of installing Hulu Fire TV apk.

Since Hulu is geographically restricted, you will need to get a VPN such as Surfshark to watch videos from outside of the US. A VPN will also keep your online activity private and secure.

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If you’re outside of the US, you will face a Hulu error that says ‘Unavailable Location’…

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So, let’s begin with the process of downloading the Hulu app…

Method 1: How to Get Hulu on FireStick with Amazon Store

This method is for those people who live in the US and they could easily download Hulu app from the Amazon app store. Just follow these easy steps:

Step 1: Go to FireStick Home

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Step 2: Click on the Find tab and then Click on Search Icon

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Step 3: Type Hulu and search results will show you some apps along with the Hulu app

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Step 4: Press Download and it will start downloading

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Step 5: After it is downloaded, click on the Open button.

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Step 6: Once you open the app it will give you a geo-restriction error if you are located outside the US

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Step 7: Subscribe to Surfshark if you haven’t already and connect to the US server (e.g. Detroit, Bend, or Latham)

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Step 8: Once connected, open Hulu app again and now you will see two options ‘Login and Free Trial

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Step 9: Choose your option and start streaming!

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Video Tutorial to Install Hulu on Amazon Firestick TV

Method 2: How to Get Hulu FireStick APK

This method involves installing Hulu apk on Fire TV. This method is for those people who live outside the US.

Before you stream with Hulu, make sure you install and use Surfshark VPN on FireStick to change your original IP address to the US IP address.

Only with a VPN, you will able to access Hulu on Amazon Fire Stick.

Step 1: Open Firestick Home

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Step 2: Click on the Settings icon

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Step 3: Select My Fire TV

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Step 4: Choose Developer Options

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Step 5: Click on Apps from Unknown Sources

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Step 6: Click on Turn On

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Step 7: Navigate back to the home page and select the Find menu

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Step 8: Click on the Search option

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Step 9: Type “Downloader” and select it from the list

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Step 10: Select the Downloader icon

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Step 11: Click on “Download” and wait for the app to install

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Step 12: Wait until the download is completed

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Step 13: Click on Open to run the Downloader app

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Step 14: Once the downloader opens, click on Allow

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Step 15: A prompt will be displayed, click OK

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Step 16: By default Home tab would be open with a text box displayed on the right side

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17. Enter this URL firestickhacks.com/file/hulu and press GO

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18. Click on Download APK

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19. The download will automatically start

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20. Press Install if it asks

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21. Click Done when the app is installed

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22. When the installation is completed, a dialogue box will open so click Delete and then Delete again

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23. Now press the Home button on the remote for 5 seconds and click on Apps when the option appears

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24. Click Open Hulu FireStick app

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25. Click Login or select Free Trial

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Once again, in order to access Hulu content, you will need to have Surfshark VPN that will assign you a US IP address.

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How to Use Hulu from Outside US & Canada

Follow the steps below in order to access Hulu from anywhere outside the US & Canada:

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Once the above steps are completed, start streaming your favorite content!

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With the partnership of Disney+ and ESPN+, Hulu has announced a special pricing plan for just $12.99/mo.

This means, now you can watch Hulu Live TV Shows and Movies, Disney Plus Originals, and Live Sports on ESPN+.

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Hulu App Features and Pricing

There are no hidden fees or any equipment rental which you have to pay to watch Hulu on FireStick in the US. Hulu gives you total control of what you can watch at only $5.99/mo,

  • HBO, Showtime, CINEMAX, and STARZ
  • Partnership with Disney Plus and ESPN+
  • Largest streaming library for Hit TV series
  • You will be getting a personalized TV experience
  • You will not miss out on events, sports or news
  • Hulu standard version streams more than 85,000 Hit TV series episodes
  • If you subscribe to Hulu, you can watch content free of ADS

How to Watch NFL with Hulu Live TV

You can watch NFL with Hulu Live TV for $64.99/month. However, you can save $10 if you subscribe to Hulu’s Live TV service for 3 months.

If you don’t want to spend any of that and want to watch NFL on FireStick for free, then follow one of our free methods mentioned in the guide.

Hulu App Alternatives

If you want to get Hulu free on FireStick and don’t want to spend money on buying the paid streaming app. Here are the options:

You can also review our best FireStick apps 2021 if you want to see the full list. But always remember that watching free t may get you in trouble. You will need a VPN for FireTVStick to stay protected online.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I fix Hulu on Firestick?

If you find Hulu not working on FireStick, it’s probably because you are located outside of the US. A VPN will assign you a US IP address and only then you can access Hulu from anywhere.

Is Hulu free with Amazon Prime?

No, Hulu comes with an add-on if you want to use it on Amazon Prime. On top of the Amazon Prime subscription cost of $8.25/month, you will have to pay an additional cost of $7.99/month for the Hulu app.

How to Update Hulu on FireStick?

To update Hulu on FireStick, you will need to go to Settings and then click on Applications. Once you do that, select Manage Installed Applications and then click on Hulu. If you see an update option, then click on it. Otherwise, the app is already updated.

Conclusion

Amazon FireStick is one of the few portable devices that support Hulu. However, you most likely know that the Hulu app works in the US alone. To make it work from outside the United States, you will need VPN services such as Surfshark.

What you’re trying to find the way to install Hulu on the Amazon FireTV/FireStick and watch it outside the US, then this is the best guide you will find.

25 comments

  1. What if I am abroad, I am using ExpressVpn and it still doesn’t show up when I search for Hulu?

  2. Gunnar Pétursson

    This loads an phone version of Hulu it seems. Does not seem to be controller friendly. Is this not supposed to install a fire stick version of Hulu???

  3. Angharad Simmonds

    I’m outside the US and have downloaded the Hulu apk via Downloader, but the app won’t work with my remote…any ideas?
    Thanks 😊

  4. I’m having a couple of problems with my app on the Firestick after getting it from here. I can watch stuff on it, but I can’t pick an episode. It just stays stuck on the main image of the show, and I can’t scroll down to select episodes or anything.

    • Is your FireStick storage enough? Because sometimes your FireStick becomes too slow to operate. Let me know.

      • My Firestick has 5.35GB total. Only 3.40GB is being taken up. Even after installing the mouse toggle, it’s impossible to select episodes and recommendations, as I’m physically unable to move the screen to get to it.

  5. The hulu app doesn’t work for me, it loads the front screen but I can’t navigate using the remote control or bluetooth via the iPhone

  6. After I log in to Hulu
    It asks to enable location
    And there is no other option
    Once I click on it, it closes the app
    How do I get around this ?
    I’m outside the us and using surf shark with a VPN in the states

    • Hey Chase, just clear data of the app by going into Settings, Applications, Manage Installed Applications, Hulu, and Clear Data. Now, connected to the US server and then try Hulu app again, It will work.

      • Tried this a dozen times. Does not work. Only makes you re-type your email and password over again and afterwards continues to say “enable location services” without any way out

        • Hey Chris, we saw that Surfshark VPN is causing some problems with Hulu so we checked NordVPN and its working. So we would recommend you to use NordVPN instead. Let us know your experience once you use it.

  7. Mr Charlie T Mulholland

    Hi there,
    It says my internet connection is weak and therefore cannot stream or load anything, when that isn’t the case, my internet runs at 150MB per second. I’ve cleared the data but that does nothing. What do I do?

  8. Sorry. This does not work.

    • Did you try connecting to the US sever before installing Hulu?

    • I found it more easy by downloading app here. Buying a hulu gift card and entering it online webpage. Once I added the code and a zip code I went on my firestick to login normally and it worked with no trouble.

  9. I am having problems with Hulu on my fire stick. While watching a show or anything on Hulu it will stop. I then have to start it all over to watch my show. Last night I was watching This is us on Hulu and I had to reload Hulu 15 times to watch the program. This sucks! It seems to get worse all the time. Started when they did the upgrade and won’t stop. PLEASE HELP

  10. I have a Amazon fire stick in UK, successfully followed your instructions to get Hulu, all work fine for months but Hulu app says I need to update it, I followed your instructions but it doesn’t give me an option to update and it has not updated automatically. It is saying goggle play is not available on my device ( firestick ) Please could you help ?

    • Hey Catherine! You would need to uninstall and reinstall Hulu to get the updated version. Let us know if its works for you.

      • Yea awesome -it worked, am SO pleased and grateful as I love HULU and was missing it. Thank you Thank you Thank you. I have been having a hectic time so I forgot to check back to see if you had replied – that’s why there has been a time lag in me letting you know as I only found your message tonight believe it or not but I did what you suggested immediately 😊

  11. Hi again! my TV ( sony bravia ) updated itself last week and since then Hulu logged me out, I’m getting that old message I had before saying goggle play isn’t available on your device ( Amazon Firestick ) and I can’t log back in. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling app but I am getting 406 error now when I try and log in. Also for a long time now, even before all this happened – although I have been able log in to view programes on Hulu app on my TV I have been unable to look up my account details – as when I try to log in and do this – it won’t let me and says my account is blocked, I think this happened when I put in the wrong password twice by mistake but not sure. Have tried re setting password but using the same one – but no joy. Any ideas would be really appreciated as I still have a paid account and can’t now watch or cancel. Thank you

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