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How to Install and Watch Hulu on TCL Smart TV Models

With Hulu, watch all your favorite shows, movies, and Live TV channels on your TCL device.

If you are a TCL TV user and looking for ways to install Hulu on your TV, you’ve landed in the right place. It’s not that big of a deal to install and watch Hulu on your TCL device. Hulu is a streaming application that streams VOD and Live TV content under different subscription packages. You can find movies, series, TV shows, and critically acclaimed Hulu Originals. To install the Hulu app, the only thing you need is your TCL Smart TV must run on either Roku OS or Android OS.

How to Install and Watch Hulu on TCL Smart TV

Android-powered TCL Smart TV

On TCL Android Smart TV, you can download the Hulu app like your Android Smartphone.

[1] Open Play Store on your TCL Android TV.

[2] Search and install the Hulu app from the store.

[3] Launch the app and sign-in with your Hulu login credentials.

[4] Now, you can stream Hulu media content on your TV.

Roku-powered TCL Smart TV

Here, you need to follow the steps that you used to download apps on Roku Streaming devices.

[1] Turn on your TCL Roku TV, and press the home button on your remote.

[2] Choose the Search option on the home screen.

Hulu on TCL

[3] Search for Hulu and select the app from the suggestion list. Click Add channel.

[4] Wait for Hulu app to download.

[5] Click on Go to Channel and then choose the Sign in option.

[6] Make a note of the activation code that appears on the screen.

[7] On your PC or Smartphone, visit

[8] Log in with your Hulu username/email & password (skip this step if you’re already logged in).

[9] Enter the activation code in the required field and choose Activate.


[11] Now, the Hulu app on TCL Roku TV will be logged in with your Hulu account.

How to Watch Hulu + Live TV

To watch Hulu + Live TV, you don’t need any standalone app. Just purchase the Hulu + Live TV package ($64.99/month) and configure it on the existing Hulu app to watch the Live TV contents.

Can’t Find Hulu App on TCL Smart TV

If your TCL Smart TV doesn’t have the Hulu app, you need to update your TCL TV to the latest version. If you can’t find the app even after updating the firmware, you have to look for alternative ways.

Alternate ways to Watch Hulu on TCL TV

Some of the Android-powered TCL TVs have in-built Chromecast support. In that case, you can cast Hulu content from your smartphone or PC. If you own a Chromecast device, you can connect it to the TV for casting.

Before casting, make sure your smartphone and TCL TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.


[1] Download and install Hulu app on your Android/iOS device.

[2] Launch the app and login with your Hulu credentials.

[3] Click on Cast icon and select your Chromecast device.


[4] Play any video and watch it on your TCL TV screen.


[1] On your PC, launch the Chrome browser and go to Ensure that you’re logged in.

[2] Click on menu icon and choose the Cast option.

Hulu on TCL

[3] From the cast tab, select your Chromecast device.

cast tab

[4] Play any video and watch it on your TCL TV.

In the case of Roku OS TVs, you need to enable the in-built screen mirroring feature for mirroring Hulu contents from your Smartphone.

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