So you are finally cutting the cable and want an on-demand streaming service. There are many possibilities, but Hulu is one of the best. Should you dare the jump? How many people can see Hulu at once? How many devices can access Hulu? Learn how to share Hulu accounts, plans, concurrent streams, add-ons, and more in this quick guide.
What are the plans?
Hulu currently has four plans: two with on-demand content only. and two with on-demand content and live TV. You can stream the base and no-ads services on supported devices in any network in North America. Unfortunately, Hulu is not officially offered in other countries, although there are ways to circumvent this, such as: B. the use of a VPN.
Here are the plans:
In which add-ons are these subdivided?
Three groups: premium movie channels, pure live TV add-ons, and general service enhancements.
Here are the premium movie channels:
- HBO: $ 1
- Cinemax: $ 9.99
- Showtime: $ 10.99  Starz: $ 8.99
- Starz + Showtime -Bundle: $ 14.99
Here are add-ons only for Hulus Live TV service:
- Enhanced Cloud DVR: $ 9.99
- Unlimited Screens: $ 9.99
- Enhanced Cloud DVR + Unlimited Screens Bundle: $ 14.98
Here are general add-ons for all services:
You can get any add-on from your account page. The Live TV service includes 50 hours of basic cloud DVR storage, while the Enhanced Cloud DVR add-on increases storage to 200 hours. The add-on includes a fast-forward feature for skipping advertisements in recordings.
See also: Hulu lowers entry-level price but increases premium price
What devices can you use to view Hulu?
Hulu offers here a list (and a list that will be copied below) divided into two groups: devices that are the latest Hulu App and devices based on the Classic app. Note that Sony's PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 consoles do not support live TV due to the company's PlayStation Vue service.
The following devices support the latest app:
- Android phones and tablets
- Apple TV (4th generation) or later)
- Echo Show
- Fire Tablets
- Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
- iPhones and iPads
- LG TV (selected models)
- Nintendo Switch
- Mac and PC Browser
- PlayStation 3 (Live TV not supported)
- PlayStation 4 (Live TV not supported)
- Roku and Roku Stick (selected models)
- Samsung TV (selected models)
- VIZIO SmartCast Television
- Windows 10
- Xbox 360
The following devices support the Classic App:
- Android TV
- Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)
- LG TV and Blu-ray player (selected models)
- Roku and Roku stick (selected models )
- Samsung TV and Blu-ray player (selected models)  Sony TV and Blu-ray player (selected models)
- VIZIO TV (selected models)
Related: Hulu launches its live TV service with over 50 channels
How many devices can To add you to Hulu?
Hulu does not limit the number of devices that you can use with the service. But be careful, as your device list can easily be stacked to a point where you might see 50 gadgets accessing your account.
How many devices can stream at the same time?
As of July 2019, you can stream Hulu (with and without advertising) on two devices simultaneously on a network across North America.
With Hulu + Live TV, you can stream two devices simultaneously on your home network, but you can not share Hulu + Live TV with another home network. Instead, you'll need to use a mobile device to watch Hulu + live TV outside your home network.
The Hulu + Live TV plans add-on Unlimited Screens allows for unlimited concurrent streams on your local home network. It also activates three simultaneous streams on mobile devices outside your local area network.
How is a Hulu account released?
There is no special way to share your account with others. Just enter your credentials and you're ready to go. Common profiles have access to account settings, though users can only see the last four digits of their payment method. Profiles for children do not have access to account settings.
How many profiles can you create?
Up to six people can create a profile. You can create a general profile with access to all Hulu offers. Profiles for children are tied to the hub for children.
This includes our guide to sharing Hulu accounts and other service details. For more tips on cable cutting, see the following articles: