A streaming app is used by those who want no interruption while watching their favorite content. But, when a streaming app starts acting up, then it is not a good thing to happen. Let us find out as to what are the most common issues in Hulu are when using it on the popular devices, and how those issues can be fixed.
While Hulu is in a race with top streaming services such as Amazon and Netflix, it is hard to figure as to when Hulu will surpass these. There are many obstacles in the path of Hulu, which are restraining the brand from becoming bigger and better. The occurrence of technical issues can be considered one of the main obstacles in the success of the device, and something needs to be done in order to make sure that when technical errors occur in the app, the rectification process begins immediately as well.
When it comes to the most common issue in Hulu, I would hand it to stuttering or buffer of the videos. This is perhaps the most common issue that has baffled Hulu users in the past and is doing now as well. There could be a number of issues as to why videos stutter or buffer in between, but I think it is due to the slow download speed or an inconsistent Wi-Fi connection. So, if you are dealing with this problem, then I would like you to first perform a test of your internet connection. This is important because if your internet connection is not working properly, then this kind of an issue is bound to occur.
If you have checked the internet connection and found it to be good, then the problem lies someplace else. So, what am I going to do here is, I will write a few troubleshooting steps that you can follow in order to restore the functionality of Hulu app. I urge you to follow these steps in the right way, otherwise, you won’t be able to get rid of the problem.
- You need to begin with turning your device off. By device, I mean the one you are using Hulu on. After turning the power off, unplug the device, then unplug modem and router as well. Don’t plug it back until one minute (let the dark current dissipates).
- If the issue had arrived while watching videos over a wireless connection, then you need to connect your device directly to the router instead of Wi-Fi. For this, you will have to use an Ethernet cable.
- If you have connected any other device to the network, then I would urge you to disconnect that because I want to be sure that this time around, your Hulu starts working.
- Now, I want you to refer to the manufacturer of your router for settings and configuration related information. Those can help improve the network’s strength. If you don’t know how to consult the router manufacturer, then you can call at the number given on the router or find the contact information on the web as well.
Your Hulu is most likely to start working in a normal fashion, but in case, it doesn’t, then you must get in touch with Hulu help and support providers. They will assist you regarding this problem in the best possible way.