hulu not working on vizio smart tv

Hulu Not Working on Vizio TV

Are you unable to stream or play your favorite shows or movies on Hulu over Vizio tv? Are you getting choppy, delayed stream or Hulu content is continuously buffering on Vizio tv? Then don’t worry you can most likely fix this issue with some simple steps. You can face streaming issues with Hulu on Vizio tv if you’re using an outdated app, due to corrupted cached data, or because of a temporary bug. You can follow the troubleshooting steps below to fix Hulu not working on Vizio smart tv.

Fix Hulu not working on Vizio tv

Reboot your Vizio tv

Rebooting your Vizio tv from the settings can help you in fixing streaming issues on Hulu. Follow the steps below for rebooting your Vizio smart tv

  1. Press the menu button on your Vizio remote
  2. Select admin & privacy.
  3. Now select reboot tv

On some Vizio, tv process is different and mentioned below.

  1. Press the menu button on your Vizio remote.
  2. Now select the system.
  3. Scroll down and select reset and admin.
  4. Now select soft power cycle.
vizio tv soft power cycle

When the tv restarts launch Hulu and check if you’re able to stream Hulu on your Vizio tv or not.

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Tip: Check for issue at hulu on downdetector. If hulu is down then wait for hulu to fix the issue, when the issue is resolved you’ll be able to stream hulu on your vizio smart tv.

Power Cycle your Vizio tv and Wifi/ Hard Reset Vizio TV

If you’re still not able to stream Hulu on your Vizio tv, then try doing a power cycle. This will rectify any temporary glitch on your Vizio tv. For power cycling, your devices follow the steps below.

  1. Unplug your Vizio tv from the power source.
  2. Press the power button on your Vizio tv for 10-20 seconds.
  3. Now unplug your router from the power source.
  4. Wait for 5 minutes.
  5. Now plug in your router and turn it on.
  6. Now plugin your Vizio smart tv and turn it on.
  7. Launch Hulu and check if you’re able to stream it on Vizio tv or not.

This will hard reset your Vizio tv and resolve streaming issues with Hulu.

If you’re still facing issues while streaming Hulu on Vizio tv then you can try updating your Vizio tv firmware by following the steps below.

Update Vizio TV Firmware

Older Vizio tv firmware can also cause Hulu to function properly on your tv. If you have not updated your Vizio tv for a long time then you can face issues while streaming Hulu. You can follow the steps below for updating Vizio tv firmware.

  1. Press the menu button on your Vizio remote.
  2. Scroll down and select the system option.
  3. Now select check for updates.
  4. Now if there’s an update available then download and install on your Vizio tv.
  5. When the update is completed restart your Vizio tv.
update vizio tv firmware

Now launch Hulu and check if it is working properly on your Vizio tv or not.

Tip: If Hulu is not working on your Vizio tv, then try reinstalling Hulu on Vizio. Delete the Hulu app from Vizio tv now restart your Vizio tv and install the latest version of the Hulu app on your Vizio smart tv. Launch Hulu and check if it is working or not.

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Reset Vizio tv to factory setting

After trying the above steps and if you’re still facing issues with streaming Hulu on Vizio tv. Then the only thing you can do is reset your Vizio tv to factory settings. Resetting Vizio tv will clear all the memory and custom setting from your Vizio tv. This can help you in fixing Hulu not working on Vizio tv.

  1. Press the menu button on the Vizio remote.
  2. Scroll down and select the system option.
  3. Now select reset & admin.
  4. Now select reset to factory settings.
  5. Vizio tv will ask for confirmation if you want to reset your tv, then select reset.
  6. When the reset is completed set up your Vizio tv.
factory reset vizio tv

When the setup completes launch Hulu and check if you’re able to stream Hulu on your Vizio tv or not. 

If Hulu is still not working on your Vizio tv, then try contacting the Hulu team for help. Explain the problem you’re facing with Hulu they can help you in resolving the issue on your Vizio smart tv.

Also check our post on how to fix black screen on hulu.

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