How to Get Hulu on Hisense Smart TV

Watching Hulu on a Hisense TV allows you to stream shows, movies, Hulu Originals, and live TV conveniently on the big screen. While some Hisense smart TV models have the Hulu app available for direct download, other models require a streaming device. This guide will show you multiple methods to get Hulu working on any Hisense TV.

Check Your Hisense TV Model Number

The first step is to identify your specific Hisense TV model number. You can typically find this on a label on the back of your TV. Hisense smart TVs come in several platforms:

  • Hisense Android TV: U7G, U8G, U9G models
  • Hisense Google TV: A6, A6H, A6G, A7, A7G, A8, A8G, A9G models
  • Hisense VIDAA TV: HS200, HS210, H55, H65, H8, etc.
  • Hisense Roku TV: R6, R7, R8 models
  • Hisense Fire TV: F50, FF1 models

Knowing your exact model number will determine the options available to install and watch Hulu.

Download Hulu App on Compatible Hisense Models

Many newer Hisense smart TVs come with the Hulu app pre-installed or available for easy download through the TV’s app store:

  • Google TV Models (A-Series): Hulu app can be downloaded through Google Play Store
  • Android TV Models (U7G, U8G, U9G): Download Hulu from Android TV Play Store
  • Select VIDAA TV Models: Some newer VIDAA OS TVs have access to Hulu app

To download Hulu:

  1. Using your Hisense TV remote, access the smart platform’s app store
  2. Search for “Hulu”
  3. Select the Hulu app and choose install/download
  4. Sign in using your Hulu account credentials once installed

You can now watch Hulu Originals, movies, shows, and live TV through the dedicated app.

Use Streaming Device for Other Models

If your Hisense TV does not have direct access to the Hulu app, you can still watch by using a compatible streaming device connected to your TV via HDMI. Top options include:


Roku devices are excellent for adding app and streaming functionality to Hisense TVs without built-in Roku OS.

To set up Roku and watch Hulu:

  • Connect Roku Stick to Hisense TV HDMI port

Connect Roku Stick to Hisense TV HDMI port

  • Turn TV input to connected Roku stick input
  • Complete on-screen setup prompts on Roku
  • Download Hulu app from Roku Channel Store
  • Sign in to Hulu on Roku using account credentials
  • Start streaming Hulu using Roku remote

The affordable Roku Express HD is a great match for most Hisense models.

Amazon Fire Stick

Amazon Fire Stick

The Fire Stick connects easily to Hisense TV models to streamshows from the Hulu app.

Key steps to installing Hulu on Fire Stick:

  • Plug Amazon Fire Stick into Hisense TV HDMI port
  • Turn TV input to Fire Stick’s HDMI source

Turn TV input to Fire Stick's HDMI source

  • Complete on-screen prompts to connect Fire Stick to WiFi
  • Use Fire Stick remote to go to Apps menu
  • Search for Hulu app and select Download
  • Sign in with your Hulu account
  • Start watching Hulu content through Fire Stick remote

The newest Fire TV Stick 4K is ideal for streaming high-quality video on compatible Hisense 4K models.

Apple TV

The Apple TV box instantly enables you to access the Hulu app library on Hisense TVs using the Apple TV remote or iOS devices as a remote control.

Key features for accessing Hulu using Apple TV:

  • Download Hulu app from App Store

Download Hulu app from App Store

  • Single sign-on access on Hisense TV using Apple ID

Single sign-on access on Hisense TV using Apple ID

  • AirPlay Hulu video and audio directly from iPhone/iPad to Hisense TV
  • Siri search for finding Hulu shows with Apple TV remote
  • Control Hulu playback with Apple Remote or iOS Control Center

The newest Apple TV 4K supports high-quality HDR and Dolby Atmos audio on compatible Hisense models.


For wirelessly casting Hulu from mobile apps, a handy Google Chromecast plugged into your Hisense TV’s HDMI port gets the job done affordably.

Google Chromecast plugged into your Hisense TV's

To cast Hulu video from smartphone/tablet:

  • Plug Chromecast into open HDMI slot on Hisense TV
  • Follow on-screen setup to connect Chromecast to same WiFi network as your mobile device
  • Open Hulu app on smartphone or tablet

Open Hulu app on smartphone or tablet

  • Tap Cast button from inside Hulu app and select your Chromecast
  • Video streams directly from mobile Hulu app to Hisense TV over WiFi

The new Chromecast with Google TV is another excellent choice integrating voice search and standalone streaming features.

Tips for Using Hulu on Hisense TVs

Once you have Hulu set up on your compatible Hisense television, there are some additional pointers to keep in mind:

  • Adjust Picture Mode to Filmmaker Mode or Theater Day for best color and contrast
  • Enable Motion Smoothing and adjust other video settings optimized for streaming apps
  • Pair Bluetooth headphones to Hisense TV for private listening

Pair Bluetooth headphones to Hisense TV

  • Add user profiles and parental controls through main Hulu account
  • Ensure TV and streaming devices have latest software/firmware updates
  • Close background apps and relaunch Hulu if playback issues occur
  • Check Hulu system requirements for streaming device models

With the right connectivity method set up, you now have endless Hulu entertainment available to watch on your compatible Hisense TV model. For those wondering how to use a Hisense TV without the remote, there are options like using the mobile app or universal remotes. Time to browse Hulu Originals and find new binge-worthy shows to stream!

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