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How to Get Hulu on Nintendo Switch



Hulu on Nintendo Switch

Hulu is a premium live TV streaming service that can be accessed only in the United States. This service comprises more than 90 channels and plenty of movies & TV series in high quality. If you are a Nintendo Switch user, you can download the Hulu app from the Nintendo eShop. Make sure to get a Hulu subscription before installing the app on your Switch. Get Hulu on your Nintendo Switch and live stream popular sports events, such as NFL, NBA, Soccer, etc.

How to Install Hulu on Nintendo Switch

(1) Connect your Nintendo Switch to the WiFi.

(2) Select the Nintendo eShop icon on the home screen and tap the Search icon.

Open Nintendo eShop on Switch

(3) On the Search bar, enter Hulu using the virtual keyboard.

Search for Hulu

(4) Select the Hulu app from the search results and choose Free Download to install the app on Switch.

(5) On the home screen, you will see the Hulu app getting installed. Wait for the app installation to complete.

Note: You can also access the Hulu website using the Internet browser on Nintendo Switch.

How to Activate and Watch Hulu on Nintendo Switch

(1) Once installed, open the Hulu app and hit Log In.

(2) Tap the option Activate on a computer and make a note of the Hulu activation code shown on the TV screen.

(3) From a browser on your PC, go to the Hulu Activation website (

(4) In the Device Activation Code field, enter the activation code provided on the screen.

Activate Hulu on Nintendo Switch

(5) Click START YOUR FREE TRIAL and create a Hulu account.

(6) Close the Hulu app on your Nintendo Switch and relaunch it again.

(7) Play any movie or TV show and enjoy watching it on your Nintendo Switch.

How to Fix Hulu Not Working on Nintendo Switch

If you find any issues accessing the Hulu app on your Nintendo Switch, use the troubleshooting steps below.

  • Check whether you have connected the Nintendo Switch to stable WiFi.
  • Close and reopen the Hulu app on Switch.
  • Restart the Nintendo Switch.
  • Update the Hulu app on your Switch.
  • Check whether Hulu is facing a server outage or not.
  • Check for the device updates and update the Nintendo Switch.

Features of Hulu

  • Hulu includes award-winning original series, documentaries, and movies.
  • It offers 90+ live TV channels, including HGTV, Comedy Central, ABC, AMC, Lifetime, and more.
  • You can access movies, TV series, and TV shows in different genres.
  • You can create up to 6 unique profiles.
  • It also provides premium networks like HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, etc., for an additional fee.
  • You can also add movies or TV shows to the Favorites List for easy access.
  • You can stream content on a total of two devices at the same time.

Subscription Plans of Hulu

Hulu includes different subscription plans. You can also get a 30-day free trial on Hulu. If you wish to unsubscribe, you can cancel the Hulu subscription anytime.

Hulu (With Ads)$7.99/Month
Hulu (No Ads)$14.99/Month
Hulu (With Ads) + Live TV$69.99/Month
Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV$82.99/Month
Disney Bundle Duo Basic$9.99/Month
Disney Bundle Trio Basic$12.99/Month
Disney Bundle Trio Premium$19.99/Month

How to Sign Up for Hulu

(1) Go to the Hulu official website from a browser on your PC.

(2) Select START YOUR FREE TRIAL on the Hulu website.

(3) Choose Your Plan from the available plans and click SELECT.

Choose a Hulu plan

(4) On the Create Your Account page, fill in the details like Name, Email, Password, and select CONTINUE.

Create Hulu account

(5) On the Add Your Billing Info page, enter your Credit/ Debit Card details and click SUBMIT to create your Hulu account.

Add billing info


(1) Can I get Hulu on Nintendo Switch?

You can install Hulu on Nintendo Switch from the Nintendo eShop.

(2) Is Hulu free?

No. Hulu is not a free streaming service. But, it offers a 1-month free trial to all the new users.

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