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 How to Download Movies on Hulu, Steps to Be Taken Care of & Check Downloaded Movies & Problems

How to Download Movies on Hulu, Steps to Be Taken Care of & Check Downloaded Movies & Problems

How to Download Movies on Hulu? Hulu provides its users with a large variety and a great number of movies and Television shows to enjoy the streamed content. However, many times situations may arise when there’s maybe no reliable or good internet connection or even no internet connectivity at all. However, there is no need to fear as, in Hulu, the users can also download movies and series to their phones. Although not all movies and content on Hulu is downloadable, the following are some of the prerequisites for downloading Movies on Hulu. 

Steps to Be Taken Care of

  • First of all, one needs to have an active subscription to Hulu to see and download the movies and other downloadable content available on Hulu.
  • Before downloading on Hulu, certain changes in the App Settings need to be made. 
  • Click on the Downloads section available at the bottom of the app and further tap on the Settings section. 
  • To download movies in High quality, change the Video quality to High from its default quality i.e. Standard. 
  • Under the Cellular Downloading Section, which is by default set as Off, if you want the movies to be able to download on a cellular connection, change it to On from Off.
  • Under the Storage indicator of the Settings Section, you can also see the total storage space and the amount of space that is being taken by Hulu and Hulu downloads.


How to Download Movies on Hulu?

  1. Open the Hulu app and search and select the movie one need to download
  2. Not all content on Hulu is downloadable and as such, the user needs to look for a round icon containing a down arrow next to the movie concerned, to see whether it is downloadable and supports download or not.
  3. Tap on the download icon, if available and the download will begin.
  4. Wait for the time till that particular movie is being downloaded.
  5. Once it is downloaded, go back to the home page or the main page of Hulu and click Downloads.
  6. The particular downloaded movie would appear in the Downloads library.
  7. Tap the downloaded movie and begin to play the movie.
  8. If you want to delete any downloaded movie, tap on the downloaded movie and click on the trash icon named Delete Download.

After the movie is downloaded on the mobile device, it can be watched and is available for up to 30 days after which it would expire. Once the user starts watching such a movie, it would expire post 2 days. However, the same can be re-downloaded and reviewed for another 30-days as long as the subscription remains active.

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The user can have about 25 downloads on 5 supported mobile devices at 1 time. These limits are put, irrespective of profile and device but at the account level. As soon as these limits are about to be exceeded, popups would alert the individual. 

Detailed Information: 

Hulu is known as an American streaming Platform, which is very famous on there own. As it was launched on October 29, 2007. Here you will be provided with a lot of movies and films series which are from networks such as CBS, NBC, FX, ABC. along with this, you will get the original and new content of Hulu itself. Hulu itself holds a minority stake.

Parent Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution
Owner The Walt Disney Company, Comcast, NBC Universal
Users 43.8million.
Launched October 29,2007


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What to Do? When I Am Unable to Download Movies?

If you are unable to download any content then it directly means the title & the content is not available for download but there are so many factors. Which are responsible for being unable to download. 

  • First you have to make sure about your subscription status such as you have subscribed Hulu (No Ads) or Hulu (No Ads)+Live TV
  • Also if you are not using the supported device for download make sure to have one with you. 

If you have done the above things, you have to check the availability. Simply go to the search in the global navigation bar. Here you will see downloadable content. Here you can see a list of the content which is available for download. 

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My Download

If you are unable to see downloads in your list and you want to check the downloaded stuff. 

1.So first you have to check if you have logged in to your id. There might be a possibility that you have logged out your id, through which you will become unable to see the downloaded stuff. 

Logging pout directly deletes your downloads from that device.when you logout your id you will sese a notification about your downloads

Note: You have to access to unwatched downloads for 30 days only. Before the expiration of the episode or the movie from the streaming library. But you have to make sure that once you start playback any of your downloads you have to finish the content watching between 48 hours. 

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  1. If you have downloaded any content on one device then you can not see that particular content in downloads on another device. If you want to stream the same content in downloads you have to stream it on that particular device only. 

Before deleting any content or id make sure you will loose your downloaded content 

I tried my best to help you out with this topic. If you have any queries. Feel free to reach us in the comment section below. 


Jennie Marquez

Jennie Marquez

Jennie B. Marquez is a TV presenter, writer, and video producer. Also, Khaleesi, despite the fact that she does not legally control any land, army, or dragons. Yet.
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