Roku, as we all know, is a highly advanced and versatile streaming device, and when such a device gets a channel like Hulu, then there is nothing more a customer could ask for. The combination of Hulu and Roku is just awesome and can’t be replaced by any other app.
There is a need of internet connection with subscription to various Roku channels in order to enjoy the services of Roku. Roku is available in different models in the market and these models are differentiated on the basis of features and performance characteristics. There are some common features also which you will find in all the Roku models.
You need to setup your Roku device before starting with the casting of streaming media. After that, you can add channels in your Roku feed with the help of remote. These channels are the type of apps that we use in other media players. Some channels can be subscribed freely while some are paid. It depends on your choice. Hulu Plus is one of the main channels for watching the live episodes and shows on your TV screen.
You need to add apps after setting up Roku. If you are installing Hulu, then you need to make sure that you go to Hulu.com activate link in order to get the Hulu activate code. Hulu is only going to work if you add the right activation code, otherwise, you can try as many times as you want and it won’t work.
The troubleshooting process is defined below:
The shortest step or we can say the trial step to fix this problem is just turn off the router, modem and Roku for 50 seconds then turn it on again.
After switching on the devices, perform a speed test for your internet connection. This will let you know about the incoming speed and the actual speed require. To initialize the speed test go to the speed test website and click on the green button to begin the speed test. Analyze the values with the required value. If the values are at par, then its ok, otherwise identify the problem in internet connection. Check now if you are able to access your Hulu account or not.
Now the general troubleshooting process common for streaming problems is:
1st step: Turn off all the devices
The primary cause of the streaming problem will be resolved after turning off the Roku, router, and modem. Keep it in off state for more than 60 seconds then turn on again. For more details go to Hulu com slash activate the link and try to connect to the Hulu channel now.
2nd step: Remove the other devices from the internet
Remove all the device or smartphones connected to the same Wi-Fi network. This will increase the speed of your internet connection and make you able to stream the contents on Hulu channel seamlessly. There are some devices that keep on updating over Wi-Fi, so disconnect all those devices from the home network. You can then be easily able to sign into your Hulu account through Hulu.com sign in page.
3rd step: Uninstall the Hulu channel and re-install it
If your Hulu channel still not streaming properly then you can perform the uninstallation process followed by installation. The process for uninstallation is:
- Press the Asterisk button from the Roku remote.
- Select the channel that you want to remove.
- Go to Roku channel platform and download the Hulu again.
- Add the Roku channel on the Home screen with help of remote.
- Connect to the Hulu again. Go to Hulu manage devices option and see if Roku is mentioned over there or not.
4th step: Upgradation of Roku firmware version
Latest firmware version of Roku hardware is necessary for playing the contents from the Roku channel. You can go to official Roku website in order to check the latest version of firmware. To download it on your device click on settings then tap on check for updates.