How to Resolve Hulu Keeps Buffering Problem

Hulu buffering problems are very common on VIZIO/Samsung Smart TVs, Roku/Firestick, PCs, PS4s, and other devices. Follow the troubleshooting steps below to find the causes and resolve Hulu buffering, stuttering, or freezing on your device.

What causes Hulu to keep buffering?

  • The presence of some incorrect files.
  • An improperly configured device.
  • The Hulu app is out of date.
  • The app has not been loaded correctly.
  • Slow or unstable Internet connection.
  • The Hulu servers are down for some reason.

How to repair the Hulu Keeps Buffering problem?

Reduce the quality of the stream

  1. Start by opening Hulu on your streaming device.
  2. Then click on your profile and click on the Settings tab.
  3. Finally, tap Use Cellular Data and change the setting to Save Data.
  4. Then go back to watching the movie or TV show and see if the problem persists.

Clear your browser cache and cookies

  1. First, open your favorite browser and click Settings.
  2. Then click the Settings tab and scroll down to the Privacy and Security section.
  3. Then click on Clear browsing data.
  4. Change the time range to “Every hour” and turn on “Cached images and files” and “Cookies and other site data.
  5. Finally, click Delete Data to begin the process.

Disable browser extensions

  1. On your device, open your preferred browser and go to settings.
  2. Then click on Extensions in the sidebar.
  3. Finally, disable all extensions and restart your browser.

Deleting data from the Hulu app

  1. First, open the Settings app on the home screen.
  2. Then open the Apps tab and find Hulu in the list.
  3. Then open the Hulu settings and select the Storage tab.
  4. Then click Clear Data to complete the process.

Updating Hulu

  1. First, open the Google Play Store on your device and tap the Menu button to open the sidebar.
  2. Then tap My apps and games and find the Hulu app in the list.
  3. Finally, tap Refresh if a newer version is available.

Frequently Asked Questions

One of the main reasons why Hulu keeps buffering is because of problems with your Internet connection speed. If Hulu keeps buffering and disconnecting during video playback, chances are your stream is too slow.

  1. Your device is not properly configured.
  2. The Hulu app is out of date.
  3. The presence of some incorrect files.
  4. The app has not been loaded correctly.
  5. Slow or unstable Internet connection.
  6. The Hulu servers are down for some reason.

  1. First, open Hulu on your streaming device.
  2. Then click on your profile and click on the Settings tab.
  3. Finally, click on Cellular Data Usage and change that setting to Save Data.
  4. Then go back to watching the movie or TV show and see if the problem persists.