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How to Install & Stream Hulu on PS5



Hulu on PS5

Key Highlights

  • To Install Hulu on PS5: On your PS5, go to Media → select All Apps → search Hulu → select Hulu → click Download to install the app on your PS5.
  • To Activate Hulu on PS5: Go to the Media section → open Hulu → click Log In → select Activate on a computer → visit → sign in to your Hulu account → enter the activation code and click Activate.

Are you looking for an app to stream on-demand and live TV channels on your PS5? Then Hulu might be the right app for you. The Hulu app is officially available for PlayStation 5. You can download the Hulu app on your PS5 from the PlayStation Store.

With Hulu, you can watch movies and TV shows from their vast media library. If you subscribe to their Hulu + Live TV plan, you can stream over 90 live TV channels. The Hulu + Live TV package also offers unlimited DVR storage to record and watch your favorite content.

This article will walk you through installing and activating the Hulu app on the PlayStation 5 gaming console. Also, we have tabulated some of the common issues on the Hulu app and their troubleshooting.

Hulu Subscription Plans

If you’re already a subscriber of Hulu, you can directly skip to the installation part of the article. If you’re new to Hulu, here are the subscription plans of Hulu.

Base Plans

  • Hulu: $7.99/month
  • Hulu (No Ads): $14.99/month
  • Hulu+ Live TV: $69.99/month

Bundle Plans

  • Disney Bundle Duo Basic (Hulu, Disney+): $9.99/month
  • Disney Bundle Trio Basic (Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+): $12.99/month
  • Disney Bundle Trio Premium (Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+): $19.99/month

Moreover, you will get a 30-day free trial of Hulu for the base plans. You will not get a free trial on the Live TV or bundle plans. Here is how to sign up for a free trial or live TV subscription for Hulu.

How to Sign Up for Hulu TV

1. Visit the official web page of Hulu and click on Sign up for Hulu only.

Hulu website

2. On the following page, select subscription plan of your choice.

3. Enter your personal information to create a Hulu account.

4. Choose your payment method and give proper billing information.

5. Complete the account creation by clicking the Submit button at the end.

How to Install Hulu on PS5

As mentioned above, the Hulu app is available on the PlayStation Store. You can easily install the app to your PS5 gaming console using the steps below.

1. Power on your PS5 and connect it to a highly stable network.

2. On the dashboard, find the Media tab at the top and click on it.

Home page - Hulu on PS5

3. Select the All Apps option and search for the Hulu app.

4. Select the Hulu app from the search results and click Download.

5. After installation, click Open to launch Hulu on PS5.

How to Activate Hulu on PS5

You must activate the app on your console to stream Hulu content on your PlayStation 5. Follow the steps given below to activate the app on your PS5.

1. Open the Hulu app on your console. 

2. Click Log In and choose Activate on a computer to get the activation code.

3. Open your browser and go to

Login - Hulu on PS5

4. Login into your Hulu account, enter the activation code and tap Activate button.

Once activated, you can start streaming the movies and shows available on the service.

Is it possible to Screen Mirror Hulu on PS5

Yes. You can also screen mirror Hulu to PlayStation 5 from your smartphone. However, since there is no official support for screen mirroring on PS5, you would have to use a third-party website to achieve it.

To do that, you must send the website URL to your friend from the PS5 and open the website. Scan the QR code displayed on your PS5 with the Screen Mirroring Pro app from the Play Store or the App Store to start the screen mirroring process.

How to Troubleshoot Issues on Hulu App on PS5

If Hulu is not working on your PS5, it might be due to one of the reasons mentioned in the table below. You can use the respective fixes to fix the issues.

Poor internet connectionCheck the internet connection, restart the modem or router. Disconnect and reconnect your PS5 to internet.
Huu server downCheck the Hulu server status on Downdetector.
Outdated PS5 software or Hulu appUpdate the system software of PS5 and the Hulu app
App crashes and black screen Restart your PS5 and the Hulu app.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get Hulu on my PS5?

Yes. Hulu is officially available on the PS5. You can easily install the app on your PS5 from PlayStation Store.

Is it possible to clear Hulu cache on PS5?

No. You cannot clear Hulu app cache on PlayStation 5. However, you can clear cache files of your console by booting the PlayStation 5 in Safe Mode.

Is it possible to stream Hulu on 4K in PS5?

No. It is not to Hulu 4K is not supported on the PlayStation 5.

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