Hulu Videos not downloading on iPad & iPhone: How to fix?

Hulu has finally enabled offline viewing of many of its shows and TV series. If you subscribe to Hulu Ad-free plans, you can download TV shows and movies to watch them offline without using WiFi or mobile data. But many iPad & iPhone users cannot download Hulu videos on their devices. This article is regarding how to fix Hulu Videos not downloading on iPad & iPhones.

Related: How to Watch House of the Dragon on Fire TV or Firestick?

Download TV Shows and Movies on Hulu

Are you heading to any no-internet zone area? It is better to download your favorite Hulu shows and movies to watch them offline without having an Internet connection. There are lots of Movies and TV shows that you can download on Hulu with your Ad-free plans.

Open the Hulu app and tap the Search icon. Select the Downloadable option. From there, you can download any TV shows, Movies, kid content, and newly added movies. Select any movies or TV shows, and tap on the Download icon button located next to each available episode.

Once you’ve downloaded any movie or TV show, click the Download icon located at the bottom of your screen. There you can find all the downloaded Hulu shows and movies. Now you can watch them offline without having an Internet connection.

But the whole process is messing up for some iPad & iPhone users as they are unable to download Hulu videos and shows on their devices. When any user tries to download any video, the download circle just goes into an endless circle. However, this issue is only hitting some users and if you also can’t download Hulu content, then you are at the right spot.

How to fix Hulu Videos not downloading on iPad & iPhones?

Here are some fixes and workarounds that might help you to fix the Hulu content not downloading issue on iOS devices.

Restart your device.

You can encounter this error due to some temporary technical issues and glitches. We recommend you simply restart your iOS/iPadOS device.

A fresh restart can even sort out 90% of the error. Once you restart your device, open the Hulu app and try to download your favorite movies and shows. If the download circle goes to an endless circle, then follow the next method.

Perform a Hard Reset of your Apple device.

An Apple representative suggested that a simple hard reset of your Apple mobile device might fix the Hulu videos not downloading to iPad error.

If you have recently updated/upgraded your iOS/iPadOS device, then you should perform a smile hard reset of your device.

Press and hold the top button and the Home button at the same time. When the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears, release both buttons. Now open the Hulu app and check if you are able to download videos or not.

Re-install the Hulu app.

If you still can’t download your Hulu shows, then there is something wrong with your device or the Hulu app. We suggest you delete and re-install the Hulu app.

First of all, delete the Hulu app and then restart your Apple device. It is recommended that you should always restart your device after deleting the Hulu app or the leftovers of the app may create a bug again.

After uninstalling the app, open the App store and search for the Hulu app. Install & open the app and log in to your Hulu account using your credentials. Now navigate to the Download section and click on any movie or TV show. Click the download icon button and your download will be complete in a few minutes.

Check affected devices.

After going through this error on several communities on Reddit and Apple discussions, we found that the majority of the users are having this issue on their iPad mini and iPad Air 2 devices.

However, the cause of this error is still unknown and can be only fixed from the developers’ end. You can take several steps that are mentioned below to fix Hulu not downloading content on the iPad mini and iPad Air 2:-

  • Update the Hulu app.
  • Offload the app.
  • Log out and Log in again to your Hulu account.
  • Re-install the app.

Contact Hulu & Apple support.

In case you can’t find any working solution to fix the Hulu Videos not downloading on iPad & iPhones, then wait for an official fix from the developers. Likewise, you can contact the customer support of Hulu and Apple, and they will assist you to fix your query.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What causes videos not to download on Hulu for iPad and iPhone?

This issue can be caused by a number of factors, including poor internet connection, lack of storage space on the device, or a problem with the Hulu app itself.

How can I fix the issue of videos not downloading on Hulu for iPad and iPhone?

  • Check your internet connection and ensure that it is stable and fast enough to download videos.
  • Check the storage space on your device and delete any unnecessary files or apps to free up space.
  • Close and reopen the Hulu app.
  • Log out and log back into your Hulu account.
  • Uninstall and reinstall the Hulu app.
  • Check if there are any updates available for the Hulu app, If yes update it.

What should I do if the issue of videos not downloading on Hulu for iPad and iPhone persists?

If the issue persists, contact Hulu customer support for further assistance. They will be able to help troubleshoot the problem and provide a resolution.

Can I download Hulu videos to watch offline?

Yes, you can download Hulu videos to watch offline on your iPad and iPhone, but it depends on the availability of the show or movie and your subscription. Some titles are not available for download, and you need to have a Hulu subscription with the “No Ads” add-on to download videos.

So this is all you need to know about how to fix Hulu videos not downloading on iPad & iPhones. If you have any queries regarding this, then feel free to ask us via below comment section.