Have you recently reported any change in Hulu interfacing on your Roku player? If yes, then we would like to mention here that Hulu has recently released an update for interfacing of its streaming service. You will find a new look of your Hulu interfacing that is totally different from the previous one. Let’s discuss this in details.
Not all Roku models will support this new interface. This is because of the obsolete hardware configurations of the Roku device. If you are unsure with the point that whether your device supports new interfacing of Hulu or not, you can visit Hulu.com/support link or call at the number given on the website. A complete list of supported models is available on the page.
How can you subscribe to the Hulu live TV?
If you have already subscribed to the basic pack of Hulu, then you can upgrade it to Live TV easily. There is no need to create a new account. If you are new to this channel, then you will have to go through the complete installation and authorization process. The complete guide is available on-screen. You can follow on-screen instructions and configure the Hulu on your own from Roku remote. You will be able to stream channel after this. To change the existing plan, you are required to change the billing method of your Hulu account. The steps to change the billing method are discussed here as under:
- Open ‘Hulu’ and go to your profile.
- Click on the ‘User’ menu from the top of the menus.
- Scroll down to search for ‘Account’.
Here, you will get the option ‘Enhance my billing’. Click to change the billing method. This is a must for Hulu live streaming. Once you have changed the billing method, you can start streaming the Hulu without any problem.
- After modifying the billing cycle, you need to open the plan and check if any updation is required or not.
Which Roku models support Hulu new interfacing?
The complete list of Roku models which support the new Hulu interface is discussed below. You can check your device support from here. If your device doesn’t support this interface, then you can continue watching your favorite show through the classic interface.
- Roku ultra,
- Roku premiere.
- Premiere plus.
- Roku streaming stick.
- Roku 3 and 4.
- Roku express or express+.
- Roku TV.
Besides this, your Roku OS must be higher or equal to 7.7.0 to watch new Hulu. If you are not sure with the current OS installed in your Roku, you can check the software version with the help of Roku remote. Open Roku settings page and click on ‘System’. From here, go to the ‘About’ menu. Here, you will find details related to the OS version installed in your system. If you find the ‘Update’ option on the screen, then you can update it on your own without taking anybody’s help. To update your system OS, you need an internet connection on the device. So, you must connect Roku to the home Wi-Fi network for downloading an update.
In this way, you will find a new look of Hulu on your streaming device. If you are having any problem with streaming, then you can either contact Roku support or visit webpage. If your Roku doesn’t support Hulu new interface, then you can go for its replacement.