Is Hulu Down?

It is a commonly asked question by more or less every Hulu subscriber some time or the other. Some of the common messages that you may see are:

  • Sorry, an error has occurred while streaming…
  • Video no longer available
  • Unable to reach Hulu

To find out if Hulu is actually down or it is something else that is causing the problem, use DownDetector and see where the trouble is. If the report states that Hulu servers are down, then all you can do really is wait and watch.

The other thing that you can do, is check if Hulu is working from your cell phone connection. Sometimes the common errors are triggered by companies unable to deliver particular services. This could trigger the problem.

Hulu Error codes

When you are using Hulu, you would definitely want it to run smoothly and let you enjoy your favorite programs without any interruptions. To make sure that you can troubleshoot and fix the common Hulu error codes, just follow the given steps. If you don’t feel confident about any troubleshooting step, you can call the Hulu customer service phone number.

 

Fix Hulu Streaming Problems

If you are continuously facing streaming problems like bad quality video or buffering that takes time to load, then one thing that you need to check is the speed to stream Hulu. For this you can use Speedest.net to check what your current speed is. Hulu can only run smoothly at a minimum 1.5Mbps download speed. For high quality content, you need the following speed:

  • 720p HD: 3 Mbps
  • 1080p HD: 6 Mbps
  • 4K Ultra HD: 13 Mbps

The next thing that you need to do is turn off the router, modem and the device that you are trying to stream Hulu on. Here are some of the things you can try.

  • Restart the iPhone, Smart TV, Game Console or any other device you use Hulu service
  • Restart the Router. Unplug your wireless router from power for 60 seconds and then plug it back
  • Restart the modem. Unplug the modem from the internet and then plug back after 60 seconds
  • Check the WiFi router location. Try changing the location for better reception

How to fix Hulu connection problems

The first thing to do is check if you can visit other sites and stream videos. This will determine if the problem is with the connection or Hulu. Now switch from WiFi to cellular data on your iPhone or Android. Sometimes, a simple reset on your phone connection can fix the issue.

You can also try to restart the Hulu app by closing it and then opening it once more. Restart the device or uninstall Hulu and reinstall it once more.

These simple steps should solve the common Hulu error codes. If you are constantly facing issues with your Hulu device, then just call Hulu customer service for support.