Hulu is one of the streaming apps that every binge watcher would like to have in his/her streaming device. Hulu has thousands of hours of digital content at disposal of the users. There is nothing better than going through the entire catalog that Hulu has to offer. There are other channels as well, which are deemed satisfying in terms of content quality and quantity like HBO, but when compared to Hulu, those channels lack a few things.
A few days ago, Hulu took a move, which raised eyebrows of many people. What Hulu did is, Hulu begin to provide a subscription to HBO through Hulu account, which is something that never happened before. Now, people can link their HBO subscription with their Hulu account. There are many different ways of watching content on HBO, and this is one of the newest ways of watching the content you like to watch.
Now, it may interest you to know as to how Hulu has achieved this thing, so for that, you need to continue reading the post, as by you will get an answer to this question by the end of the post.
Method 1: New HBO Subscribers
If you’ve never subscribed to HBO in your life, then you can do it now with the help of Hulu. You can directly subscribe to HBO from your Hulu account. It is worth going for this particular way of getting HBO subscription, as you will get one month free when you subscribe to HBO via Hulu account, plus there are a number of other features in HBO that you can enjoy.
Go through below-mentioned steps to enjoy HBO on Hulu.
- Start with logging into your Hulu account by entering the right credentials.
- Go to the option named ‘your subscriptions’ under which, you will find an option named ‘manage’, which you have to tap. If you are getting a problem finding this option, then search for the option named ‘add-ons’, as ‘manage’ is given right next to the ‘add-ons’ option.
- Tap ‘manage add-ons’ button now, or scroll down to ‘premium add-ons’ option.
- Find ‘HBO’ and then, tap ‘add this’ option.
Confirm the payment method, which could be one of your credit cards or PayPal account. After you confirm the payment, HBO will be connected to your Hulu account. You can now watch your favorite movies and shows from Hulu Live app and HBO Now app at the same time.
To watch anything on HBO Now app, you will have to register your Hulu account with HBO. Follow the steps given below in order to do the same:
Method 2: Current HBO Now Subscribers
If you have already subscribed to HBO Now, even then you can hook up to Hulu plus activate, although the process is a bit complicated than method 1, if you will follow the below-mentioned steps in the same order in which they are mentioned, then you can easily hook up HBO with Hulu account.
You are going to find that Hulu and HBO will confirm that you don’t have the permissions to link your already active HBO Now subscription to Hulu account while it is hooked up with another provider. It has been made clear by Hulu as well as HBO that if you want to get HBO on Hulu, then you will have to cancel the ongoing subscription, and then, get another subscription, but this time through Hulu.
You can get the cancellation instructions from the provider. After you cancel the subscription, wait for your billing cycle to end, and then, subscribe to HBO Now using a new provider, i.e., Hulu.com activate Now, follow the steps that are provided in the 1st method.