The New Hulu Live TV Update Incompatible & Compatible Device List 2017


Hulu Live TV: What Devices Can You Use To Watch:

Is Hulu Live TV not working on your streaming device? You're definitely not alone!

Fortunately Hulu has released a Hulu Live TV incompatible device list. This list also includes a list of the compatible Hulu Live TV devices.

It's a good thing they did too, because, the compatibility issues can get a little tricky too. For example, Roku and Roku Sticks are listed on BOTH the incompatible and the compatible Hulu Live TV lists. It turns out that this is because only some model of the Roku and Roku Live models work with Hulu Live TV.

When Hulu released its Live TV update recently, the company received a lot of negative press, especially with their Roku users. The update revealed many bugs and device incompatibility issues. In the next coming weeks it will be crucial for Hulu to compensate their customers who experienced the brunt of the updates poor user experience.

In the meantime, here is a list of the incompatible and compatible devices for Hulu Live TV.

Incompatible Hulu Live TV Devices:

These additional devices support the classic Hulu experience, which all subscribers can use to access the Hulu streaming library.

Hulu with Live TV subscribers can also use these devices, but live programming will not be available.

  • using a Mac or PC browser
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV (2nd & 3rd generation)
  • LG TVs and Blu-ray Players
  • Roku and Roku Stick (Roku 2 or earlier, Roku Streaming Stick model 3500 or earlier)
  • Samsung TVs and Blu-ray Players
  • Sony TVs and Blu-ray Players
  • TiVo
  • Wii
  • Wii U
  • VIZIO TVs and Blu-ray Players
  • And additional supported devices

PLEASE NOTE: All Roku devices must be running on version 2.8 (build 1158) or above. If you'd like more information about upgrading to the latest version, please visit the Roku's site.

Compatible Hulu Live TV Devices:

These are the devices that are supported by the new Hulu Live TV update. Depending on your subscription plan, the Live TV experience allows you to access the Hulu streaming library, live television, premium networks (HBO, Cinemax, SHOWTIME), and all of our latest features.

  • Android phones and tablets
  • Apple TV (4th gen or later)
  • Chromecast
  • Fire Tablets
  • Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
  • iPhones and iPads
  • Roku and Roku Stick (Select models)
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One

Check out what's coming soon to and other devices!

Additionally, you can access the new Hulu experience on your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 to watch Hulu on-demand. By adding your favorite premium network to your subscription, you'll also be able to get on-demand access to HBO, Cinemax, or SHOWTIME.

Subscribers to the Hulu with Live TV plan can also get early access to live TV via their computer's web browser via

Don't see your device or still need more information? Visit the Hulu Help page for more information!

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