How does Hulu work?

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How does Hulu work?

In today’s age, we are flooded with various streaming options. Just some years ago the options were limited to just a few. But, the rate at which technology is growing has made it possible for the market for streaming to expand. Today there are a bunch of competitors who are offering best services and have made the competition difficult.

With so many options to choose from it often becomes impossible for us to consider the pros and cons of selecting a particular option. Here is some of the detailed information regarding Hulu, which has over the years become one of the best quality providers in this market. Whether you wish to watch television shows or movies and even documentaries, Hulu is sure to provide you with a good service.

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What Exactly Is Hulu?

Hulu was founded in 2007 and is a joint venture of various companies which include 21st-Century Fox, Disney, Time Warner, and Comcast. This venture was originally launched with the aim of facilitating Television networks to stream their content on computers. But, over the years their service has hugely expanded, currently providing streaming service on all kinds of streaming devices. What makes it even more amazing is the fact that Hulu has connections with TV networks, due to this relationship it becomes possible for them to offer much more television programming in comparison to any other streaming device. It also provides access to film catalogs of most of the studios it has partnered with.

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How Does Hulu Work?

If you are familiar with how streaming services work, you will easily be able to figure out how to access Hulu. Things are a little different with Hulu. Hulu generally keeps all the content separate. Which means you will not be able to find any of the movies if you are watching TV contents. Another aspect of Hulu is the fact that it keeps a record of which episode you watched last, according to this it makes a list of favorites which will always show up on the screen each time you access your app. 

Hulu keeps track of the genre of shows and films you choose to watch, each time you finish watching a show or a movie, it will always recommend a show or a movie of the same genres. This makes it all very convenient, as you are often able to find content without having to search for it deliberately. 

Down below are a few steps to clearly demonstrate what you will need to do to access Hulu.

#1. The first thing you will need to do is to sign up for Hulu’s free trial.

#2. Next, you need to choose the plan. You can choose between commercial free which is around ($11.99 per month) and commercials which are ($7.99 per month).

#3. You can add the show time if you wish to do so.

#4. Next, you can use any device of your choice to sign in to your Hulu account.

#5. Go to the Hulu menu to choose the show you wish to watch. You will have a list of TV shows and other lists of movies. You can choose from these lists.

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You can choose to access Hulu on your computer, television set, mobile device and your tablets. It remains accessible from any streaming device.

Do let us know if the article was helpful enough and has answered all your queries related to the use of Hulu. If all your queries have not been answered, please let us know what more can be included in the article? Please leave your comment in the comment box below.

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