How to Watch Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

Pocket Guide

  • Install Hulu: Vizio App Store > Hulu > Download > Sign In to use.
  • Cast using a smartphone: Launch Hulu > Login > Cast > Vizio Smart TV.
  • Cast using PC: Visit Hulu Website using Chrome > Sign In > Menu > Cast > Vizio TV.

Hulu is one of many streaming platforms available only in the USA. It is a subscription-based platform that offers various TV shows, movies, original series, live TVs, and more. With a Hulu subscription, you can get more than 60 channels, live TV recordings, and 50 hours of cloud storage. Hulu is a native application on most smart TVs, including Vizio Smart TV. Moreover, it comes with a dedicated Hulu button on the remote.

Subscription Cost

  • Basic – $7.99/month
  • Ad-free Premium – $14.99/month
  • Hulu + Live TV – $69.99/month
  • Hulu Ad-free Premium + Live TV – $82.99/month

Visit the Hulu TV susbcription page to learn more about their plans.

Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

First, you need to know which TV model you are using. Based on the model, the installation procedure may differ. And few TVs come with an in-built Hulu application. To add more, a few TVs have a dedicated Hulu button on your TV remote. However, in a few Vizio TV models, we cannot install the app, or we may not be able to get premium services. So make sure of the TV model you use and proceed.

Hulu on Vizio Smart TV (Preinstalled)

Most of the recent Vizio smart TVs will have the Hulu app preinstalled.

Remote with Hulu button

If you have got a dedicated Hulu button on your remote, all you have to do is press the button to launch the application.

1). Press the Hulu button on your remote.

Click Hulu button

2). It will open the app.

3). Sign in with your existing account credentials. Or choose the Start your free trial button.

Remote without Hulu button

1). Press the V button on your Hulu TV remote.

Click VIA button

2). You can find the Hulu app on the VIA dock.

3). Launch the Hulu app.

4). If you have an already existing account, sign in using the credentials.

How to Install Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

If you cannot find the application on the VIA dock or there is no button on your remote, you have to download the application on your Vizio smart TV. So you have to access Yahoo! Smart TV Store or Vizio App Store on VIA TVs. Follow the steps below to install the Hulu app on Vizio Smart TV.

1). Press the V button on your TV remote and navigate to the app store.

Go to apps section

2). Now scroll to find the Hulu app. And open it.

3). Then click on the Download button or OK button to install the Hulu app.

4). Now launch the Hulu app and sign in with your existing account credentials. Or Start a free trial.

login  with your account credentials

5). Select any content and start streaming it on your TV screen.

How to Cast Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

If you cannot find the Hulu app even after searching, then probably your TV will not have native app support. So you can use the cast options to stream the Hulu app on your Vizio smart TV.

Using Smartphone

The Hulu app has got native cast support. And most of your Vizio smart TV has got an in-built Chromecast feature.

1). Connect your smartphone with the Hulu app and your Vizio smart TV to the same WiFi network.

2). Install and open the Hulu app on your smartphone.

App Store
Play Store

3). Log in to your account using your username and password.

3). Tap the Cast icon on the screen.

Cast Hulu on Vizio TV

4). Choose your Vizio Smart TV.

5). On a successful connection, start playing the content that will appear on your TV.

Using PC

You can use the Chrome browser on your PC to cast Hulu to Vizio Smart TV.

1). Connect your PC and Vizio Smart TV with the same internet connection.

2). Open the Chrome browser and go to the Hulu website.

Go to the Hulu website

3). Tap Login and log in with your account credentials.

4). Click on the Chrome Menu and select the Cast option.

Click Cast icon to cast Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

5). Pick your Vizio TV device from the list and select Cast Tab under Sources.

6). Once connected, select any connect and start streaming.

How to Reinstall Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

1). Tap the VIA button on the remote.

2). Select the Hulu app and click the yellow button on the remote.

3). Now, open the Widget Gallery and select Hulu.

4). Choose the Add Widget to My Profile button. The Hulu app will be reinstalled on your Vizio TV.

How to Update Hulu on Vizio Smart TV

To update apps on Vizio Smart TV,

(1) Select the VIA button on your Vizio remote.

(2) Pick Hulu and click the Yellow button on your remote.

(3) Click the Update option.

Note: Updating Vizio Smart TV firmware will auto-update all the apps on the TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do all Vizio TV models have Hulu?

The app is available on selected Vizio Smart TVs. You can check all supported models on the Vizio Support page.