Hulu app is supported by the Amazon Fire TV Stick. But, users may experience the program freezing after switching between episodes, or even loading live TV series and sometimes the app just crashes and refuses to load again or Fire Stick keeps restarting repeatedly. Usually at this point, resetting the app or Fire Stick will get it fixed.
1. Restart Hulu App
Go to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications > Hulu, follow by selecting Restart. This will shut the app off and stops any background activities that might cause the Hulu app to freeze.
2. Restart Fire Stick
If the Fire TV remote is not responsive, you can just restart the Fire Stick. Unplug the Fire Stick from your TV’s HDMI port, then wait for a few seconds, and then plug it back in.
3. Reset Using The Fire TV Remote
You can restart it with the remote if you TV is mounted high on the wall just by press and holding these remote button combination — Select and Play/Pause. The Fire Stick will restart after about 5 seconds.
4. Clear The Cache Files And Data On The Fire Stick
Junk files are usual not good to keep as it may cause your Fire Stick to crash while processing data. To clear the cache files, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Installed Applications > Hulu. There you’ll find the options Clear cache and Clear data. Select the options in it available order.
When you reset your Fire Stick, you’ll lose all the apps you’ve downloaded. Also, write out the usernames and passwords you’ll need to get connected.
5. Restore The Fire Stick To Factory Settings
This is definitely the last fix if Hulu is still not work. Restoring your Fire Stick to factory setting will remove all apps and information from your Fire Stick. After the restore, you will need to log in again using your Amazon account.
Why Is Hulu Live TV Not Working On My Fire Stick?
Some Tv like Vizio models, no longer support Hulu Live TV because of a recent update. After using our guides above, if you’re still having issues, check online to see if your model is still compatible with Hulu’s Live TV feature.
How Do I Check If Hulu Is Down?
Use Websites like Downdetector to check if Hulu is down, and if Hulu is down, then join the waitlist till Hulu is back online.
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