How to Fix Hulu 500 Error?

Hulu is a good option for the cord-cutters and anyone who wants a reliable and affordable TV streaming service. But, many of the users are suspecting some errors while using Hulu. One of the notable errors while using Hulu is Hulu 500 error. Today we are going to discuss the process of troubleshooting this issue.

What is causing the 500 error on Hulu?

This error is fairly common and can appear while running a streaming device and website. It is a common error, and it comes from the server-side. The problem is the server of the site, which is triggering the error.

Whenever anything happens wrong with the website and the page, you end up with the 500 error on your Hulu. But you should not panic, we got the solution to the problem.  Let’s see what can you do to fix the error.

Solved: Hulu 500 Error

Solution 1: Reloading

  1. Firstly, close and open the page again on which the error is triggering.
  2. If nothing happens, then press the refresh or reload button. To do that, look out for the URL bar and locate the ‘Refresh’ button there. Now tap the button to reload the page.
  3. You should also try pressing Ctrl + R keys together at a time. Or tap the F5 key on your keyboard.
  4. By doing so, your error message will go away if the server becomes stable at the time of reloading.

Solution 2: Clearing Cookies Data

If your device is filled with the cookies data, then sometimes it can trigger the 500 error. In order to solve the error, you must clean them.  Look at the instructions below to clear yours.

  1. Open the page in which you are getting trouble. Now navigate to the menu on your browser.
  2. In Chrome browsers, go to More Tools, after that click the ‘Clear browsing data’ option.
  3. Now you will see options to wipe cookies and other data. We suggest you tick all of them and clean them away. It will not only solve the issue but also make your browser faster. If you have useful data in history and others, then don’t clear them.

Solution 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling Hulu

If the problem still bothers you, then go and uninstall the app entirely from your device. After uninstalling the app turn off your device for a few minutes and then turn it on again. Now install the Hulu again on your device.

Emily Williams  is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, she has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as


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