How to fix Hulu App not working on Vizio Smart tv

How to fix Hulu App not working on Vizio Smart tv

If you are install and added hulu app on your vizio smart tv, sometimes due to few reasons like app compatibility, app update or any other reason, you may face issue like hulu app not working on vizio smart tv or its frozen, when you click on hulu app it turns into black scree, stuck on buffering or logo of app or it just won’t open and makes hulu app not working on smart tv. All of  these errors can be fixed easily by several methods, lets start how to fix these error by following below methods.

Hulu App not working on Vizio Smart tv:

Hulu app not working on vizio smart tv

Power Reset by Unplug and Plug back your Power Cord:

Hulu app not working on vizio smart tv

Step 1: Turn on your VIZIO smart tv.

Step 2: Unplug your power cords from electronic outlet or plugged in to the wall.

Step 3: Wait for 60 Seconds and leave it.

Step 4: After 60 Seconds plug back your power cord back to wall.

Step 5: Now turn on your tv and go to HULU app and it will work.

Unplug Router and Modem:

Step 1: Power on your tv

Step 2: Unplug your tv, power cord, router and modem wait for 5 minutes and plug back everything.

Step 3: Turn on your tv and open hulu your hulu app will be running without any problem.

Perform  a Software update if hulu app is not working:

Check whether there is a software update on your vizio smart tv and if any update available go ahead and update your vizio smart tv.

Hard Reset Vizio Smart tv to fix Hulu App issue:

If you perform hard reset or factory reset your vizio smart tv it may help if your hulu app is suppors vizio smart tv models and if hulu app is not supported then there is no fix.

VIZIO VIA devices will no longer be able to stream Hulu Plus:

If your HULU app is not working on vizio smart tv by performing above methods, then you need to check model number of your vizio VIA smart tv, if model number is listed below on this url –

There is an update performed by hulu aap to hulu plus app and there is nothing wrong with hulu app or your vizio via smart tv, the listed model numbers will not support hulu app any more.

Models that will not have a working Hulu App as of 8/8/18
E241i-A1 E241i-A1W E291i-A1 E320i-A0 E320i-A2
E321i-A2 E322AR E390i-A1 E401i-A2 E420d-A0
E420i-A0 E420i-A1 E421VT E422AR E422VLE
E423VL E470i-A0 E472VLE E500d-A0 E500i-A0
E500i-A1 E502AR E550i-A0 E551i-A2 E551VA
E552VLE E601-A3 E601i-A3 E601i-A3E E650i-A2
E701-A3 E701i-A3 E701i-A3E M320KD M320SL
M370SL M370SR M370SV M3D420SR M3D421SR
M3D460SR M3D470KD M3D550KD M3D550KDE M3D550SL
M3D550SR M3D651SV M420KD M420SL M420SR
M470KD M470SL M470VSE M472VL M550KD
M550SL M550VSE M650VSE
Models without a working Hulu App as of 2016
E322VL E3D320VX E3D420VX E3D470VX E3DB420VX
E422VA E422VL E472VL E552VL ISV-B11 (Co-Star LT)
M220NV M221NV M261VP M320SR M3D650SV
M420SV M421VT M470NV M470SV M550NV
XVT423SV XVT473SV XVT553SV    
Why isn’t Hulu working on my Vizio Smart TV?

This is due to compatibility issue of vizio smart tv model number, for few model numbers hulu app will not work.