How To Download Movies On Hulu?

Hulu is one of the veterans of the streaming market and is host to many features it has refined over the years. One of those features is the ability to watch their content offline. Since most people don’t know about this feature, today we will go over how to download movies on Hulu.

But before we begin, there is a restriction to downloading content from Hulu. Which is that it is not available on all the payment plans. The download or offline option is only available on the No ads plan or the premium plan. If you want to take your content offline, make sure to have those plans active.

And since we are talking so much about Hulu, we might as well also make a recommendation for it. “Captive Audience” is a new crime documentary series originally produced by the streaming veteran themselves. It’s just three parts, so do check it out. Now without further ado, let’s begin the guide.

Download movies on Hulu

How To Download Movies On Hulu?
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As we mentioned earlier, this is only possible for the No Ads plan of Hulu. So make sure you have the right plan activated or change it if you want to take your Hulu content offline. With that, let’s go over how to download content on both mobile and desktop.

For mobile

  1. Download the Hulu app on the Google Play Store or the iOS App Store and log into your account.
  2. Tap the “Search” option at the bottom.
  3. Select the “Downloadable” option from the list.
  4. Now you will see the list of all the content that can be taken offline. The service does not have the ability to download all of its content.
  5. If it is a series, you will find the option to download right beside a particular episode. And for movies, you will find them right below the “watch movie” option.
  6. Simply tap on it to begin the download and take it offline.

For desktop

Unfortunately, Hulu does not allow you to download content on desktop or TV. This feature is only available through the app on iOS or Android. Although you can download an app from the Windows store, it does not have the ability to take content offline.

Moreover, you can also check out our article on how to download amazon prime movies on mobile and pc here!

What are the download restrictions on Hulu?

Another thing to note is that there are a few limitations to this feature. Once you download something, it will expire only after 30 days. However, once you begin the playback it will expire after 48 hours. However, you can redownload as long as you are on the right plan.


Can you download movies and shows on Hulu?

Yes, you can download some movies and series from the Hulu Android/iOS app.

Why is there no download button on Hulu?

There can be many reasons for not having the download button available. First, not all content can be downloaded on Hulu. Second, you have to be on the No-Ads plan to download content. And lastly, you cannot download content only from Android or iOS devices.

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