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How to Fix Hulu Error 94 on Any Device

Hulu has numerous fans in the United States when it comes to streaming media content. Unfortunately, it’s prone to errors like other similar services, such as Netflix or HBO Max. For example, many users have complained about error 94.

Hulu error 94 occurs when trying to log to in the streaming service. It can happen on any supported device, including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Xbox, as well as Samsung and LG Smart TVs.

Hulu loading error 94 can be triggered by issues with your Internet connection, Hulu settings, device problems, or something else. Whatever the source of the error might be, you should be able to quickly fix it by following the intuitive instructions below.

Hulu Error 94

How to fix Hulu error 94

Check out the following solutions to get rid of this Hulu error code, whether you’re using the dedicated app or a web browser on Windows 10, Mac, Android, or iOS.

1. Restart the Hulu app

Relaunching the Hulu app is the first step toward troubleshooting that annoying error code. However, you should make sure to properly close its process before starting the app back up.

How to restart the Hulu app on Android:

  1. Open the Settings menu and tap Apps
  2. Locate and tap the Hulu app
  3. Tap Force stop
  4. Start the Hulu app and try to connect

How to restart the Hulu app on iOS:

  1. Swipe up and stop when you reach the middle of the screen
  2. Swipe left or right to find and select the Hulu app
  3. Swipe up on the app’s preview to close Hulu
  4. Restart Hulu

2. Restart your web browser

If you’re on a Windows or Mac computer and using a web browser for Hulu, then you should restart the application to try and repair error code 94. However, it’s critical to terminate all processes first before launching the browser again. In the example below, we’re showing you how to restart Chrome:

How to restart your web browser on Windows 10:

  1. Right-click the taskbar and select Task ManagerWindows 10 shows how to open Task Manager from the taskbar
  2. In the Processes tab, locate a process that belongs to your browser
  3. Select the process and click End taskTask Manager shows how to end the Google Chrome task
  4. If there are multiple active processes associated with your browser, terminate all of them
  5. Exit this window and restart your browser
  6. Try to access Hulu now

You can also force terminate processes from Command Prompt:

  1. Press Win key + R, type cmd, and hit Enter to open Command Prompt
  2. Type tasklist and press Enter to display all currently running tasks
  3. Find the task associated with your browser (e.g. for Google Chrome, it’s chrome.exe)
  4. Type taskkill /f /im task_name.exe /t. Replace task_name with the correct process name and hit EnterCommand Prompt shows how to kill a task
  5. Start your browser and try to use Hulu

How to restart your web browser on Mac:

  1. Switch to the browser window, open the Apple menu, and pick Force Quit
  2. You can also press Option + Command + Esc, choose the web browser from a list, and click Force Quit
  3. Restart your browser and try to use Hulu

3. Manage Hulu devices

To fix Hulu error 94, it sometimes helps to re-associate your device with your Hulu account. To do this, you must access your Hulu page, unlink the device, and then make the connection again.

  1. Fire up a web browser and visit the Hulu login page
  2. Log in to your Hulu account
  3. Go to the Account section
  4. At Watch Hulu on Your Device, click Manage DevicesHow to manage your devices from the Hulu account
  5. Identify your faulty device and click Remove next to it. You don’t have to remove all devices
  6. Switch to your device, log in to Hulu again, and add the 2FA code
  7. Check if you still get Hulu error 94

4. Perform a power cycle

Running a power cycle means shutting down your computer, smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, or other devices you use for Hulu. Then, find the reset button on your router, in order to press and hold it for 15-20 seconds. Do the same for your modem, too.

Once the Internet connection is back up in your household, you can restart all your Hulu devices. It’s a simple trick that usually solves Hulu error 94.

5. Clear web browser cache

Hulu might be throwing you error 94 due to the web browser cache that causes page loading problems. However, you can repair this easily by hard refreshing your browser.

To do this, make sure that Hulu is the active tab. If you’re running a Windows PC, pres Ctrl + Shift + R, Ctrl + F5, or Shift + F5. For Mac, use Shift + Command + R.

An even better idea is to clear the web browser cache and cookies for all pages, not just Hulu.

How to clear Chrome cache on Windows and Mac:

  1. Launch Chrome and open the More menu on the top-right corner
  2. Go to SettingsGoogle Chrome shows how to access the Settings menu
  3. At Privacy and security, click Clear browsing dataGoogle Chrome shows how to access the Clear browsing data option
  4. Alternatively, you can visit the chrome://settings/clearBrowserData address
  5. Remain in the Basic tab and set Time range to All time
  6. Select the Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files options
  7. Make sure to clear all other options
  8. Click Clear data when you’re readyGoogle Chrome shows how to clear browsing data
  9. Restart Chrome and try to use Hulu

How to clear Firefox cache on Windows and Mac:

  1. Click the hamburger button and go to OptionsMozilla Firefox shows how to access the Options menu
  2. Select Privacy & Security and click Clear Data…Mozilla Firefox shows how to access the Clear Data option
  3. Select the Check Cookies and Site Data and Cached Web Content options
  4. Click Clear to confirmMozilla Firefox shows how to clear data
  5. Restart Firefox and try to access Hulu

How to clear Microsoft Edge cache:

  1. Launch Edge and click the More button
  2. Pick Settings from the menuMicrosoft Edge shows how to access the Settings menu
  3. Go to Privacy, search, and services (or visit the edge://settings/privacy address)
  4. At Clear browsing data, click Choose what to clearMicrosoft Edge shows how to access the Clear Browsing Data option
  5. Set Time range to All time
  6. Select the Browsing history, Download history, Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files options
  7. Click Clear now to confirmMicrosoft Edge shows how to clear browsing data
  8. Relaunch Edge and try to use Hulu

6. Clear Hulu app cache

Even if you’re using the Hulu app mobile, you can still clear the cache without any problems. Here’s what you need to do.

How to clear Hulu app cache on Android:

  1. Open the Settings menu and go to Storage
  2. Tap Apps or Other Apps
  3. Find and tap Hulu
  4. Tap Clear cache
  5. Launch the Hulu app and try to use it

How to clear Hulu app cache on iOS:

  1. Head over to the Settings area and tap General
  2. Tap iPhone Storage
  3. Locate and tap Hulu
  4. Tap Offload app
  5. Launch the Hulu app and try to use it

7. Update the Hulu app

It’s critical to keep the Hulu app updated to the latest version in order to take advantage of the newest features, improvements, and bug fixes. If there are any known application compatibility issues that cause Hulu error 94, they will likely get fixed in an upcoming update.

How to update the Hulu app on Windows 10:

  1. Click the Start button, type Microsoft Store, and launch this appWindows 10 shows how to access Microsoft Store from the Start menu
  2. Click the More button on the upper-right corner
  3. Select Download and updatesMicrosoft Store shows how to access Downloads and Updates
  4. Find the Hulu app and click the associated download button
  5. Alternatively, click Get updates to update all Microsoft Store appsMicrosoft Store shows how to get updates
  6. Once the update is complete, launch the Hulu app

How to update the Hulu app on Android:

  1. Launch the Play Store app
  2. Tap on your Google account and visit My apps & Games
  3. At Updates, locate the Hulu app and tap Update
  4. If you can’t track it down, it means that you already have the latest version
  5. Fire up Hulu and try to use it

How to update the Hulu app on iOS:

  1. Open the App Store and tap Updates
  2. Find the Hulu app and tap Update
  3. If you see the Open button, it means that you already have the newest version
  4. Open the Hulu app and try to use it

8. Reinstall the Hulu app

Another simple way to get rid of error 94 is by reinstalling the Hulu app on your device, whether you have Android or iOS. Just remove the existing app and set it up again from the Play Store or App Store. After doing this, launch the Hulu app, enter your credentials to log in, then try to watch your favorite streaming content.

9. Test your Internet speed

Your malfunctioning Internet connection might trigger Hulu error 94 due to poor performance. However, you can run an Internet speed test to determine your download speed and compare it with the Hulu speed recommendations.

If your connection doesn’t measure up to the Hulu requirements, you can try the following solutions to improve it:

  • Shut down all other devices connected to your Wi-Fi network
  • Terminate all other Internet-enabled applications running at the same time on your computer, such as torrenting clients, web browsers, or online games
  • Move your device closer to the router
  • Switch from wireless to wired mode
  • Use your 3G/4G mobile data plan instead of Wi-Fi
  • Turn off Airplane mode

10. Check your GPU and network drivers

If your graphics and network drivers are obsolete or incompatible with your device, then you should expect various problems with the Hulu platform, including error 94. Don’t worry, though, since you can resolve it by checking and updating the drivers.

How to update the graphics and network drivers on Windows 10:

  1. Press Win key + R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter to launch Device Manager
  2. Open the Network adapters category
  3. Select the network device, right-click it, and choose Update driverDevice Manager shows how to update network driver
  4. Click Search automatically for updated driver softwareWindows 10 shows how to search automatically for updated network driver software
  5. If the online search doesn’t find anything, click Search for updated drivers on Windows UpdateWindows 10 shows The best drivers for your network device are already installed message
  6. Perform the same steps for your graphics driver in the Display Adapters groupWindows shows how to update display adapter drivers in Device Manager
  7. Reboot your computer and try to watch Hulu

How to update the graphics and network drivers on Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu on the top-left corner
  2. Select Software Update
  3. Give your computer time to find, download, and install updates
  4. Once it’s done, restart your Mac and try to access Hulu

11. Run the Internet Connections troubleshooter on Windows 10

Windows 10 has a built-in tool that troubleshoots common Internet connectivity problems and finds workarounds automatically. Here’s how you can use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button and go to SettingsWindows 10 shows how to access settings from the Start right-click menu
  2. Click on Update & SecurityWindows 10 shows how to access the Update and Security settings
  3. Select Troubleshoot on the left part of the window
  4. Select Internet Connections and click Run the troubleshooterWindows 10 shows how to run the Internet Connections troubleshooter
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions
  6. Restart your computer when it’s done
  7. Try to watch Hulu now

12. Flush your DNS servers

You can reset your Internet connection by flushing your DNS server cache. Here’s what you need to do.

How to flush DNS servers on Windows:

  1. Press Win key + R, type CMD, then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to launch Command Prompt with admin rightsWindows 10 shows how to run Command Prompt as admin
  2. Copy and paste the following lines (press Enter after each one):
    • ipconfig /flushdns
    • ipconfig /registerdns
    • ipconfig /release
    • ipconfig /renew
    • netsh winsock reset

      Command Prompt shows how to flush, register and release DNS

  3. Reboot your PC and try to use Hulu

How to flush DNS servers on Mac:

  1. Open the Terminal app
  2. Type sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder and press Return
  3. Specify your admin username and password, then press Return for confirmation
  4. Restart your Mac and try to access Hulu

13. Use custom DNS servers

If your DNS servers are too slow to translate the domain names you type into IP addresses, then you should expect a decrease in the page loading time. It could also be the reason why you keep getting Hulu error 94 in your web browser.

However, you can set custom DNS servers to improve your Internet performance without any issues.

How to set custom DNS servers on Windows 10:

  1. Log in to Windows 10 as the computer administrator
  2. Right-click the Start button and go to Network Connections
  3. Click Change adapter optionsWindows 10 shows how to change adapter options
  4. Right-click your Internet connection and select PropertiesWindows shows how to access an Internet connection's properties
  5. Double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)Windows shows how to access IPv4 properties
  6. In the General tab, select Use the following DNS server addresses
  7. At Preferred DNS server, enter 8.8.8.8
  8. At Alternate DNS server, enter 8.8.4.4
  9. Click OKWindows 10 shows how to set Google Public DNS servers
  10. Try to use Hulu now

How to set custom DNS servers on Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu and click System Preferences
  2. Select Network and go to Advanced
  3. Switch to the DNS section
  4. Click + sign and add 8.8.8.8
  5. Click + again and add 8.8.4.4
  6. Press OK and exit this window
  7. Try to access Hulu now

How to set custom DNS servers on Android:

  1. Open the Settings section of your Android device
  2. Go to Network & Internet
  3. Tap Advanced and go to Private DNS
  4. Select Configure Private DNS and type dns.google
  5. Launch the Hulu app and try to use it

How to set custom DNS servers on iOS:

  1. Go to the Settings area and open the Wi-Fi section
  2. Find your Wi-Fi network and tap i to access its properties
  3. Tap DNS and enter 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4
  4. Open the Hulu app to see if it works now

14. Make an exception for your browser in the firewall

If you’re using a web browser to watch Hulu on your Windows or Mac computer, it’s possible that your firewall doesn’t allow outgoing connections made by the application.

In turn, this can trigger various problems such as Hulu error 94. To quickly put this theory to the test, you should temporarily disable your firewall.

How to disable your firewall on Windows 10:

  1. Make sure you’re logged in as the PC administrator
  2. Click the Start button, type check firewall status, and press EnterWindows 10 shows how to check the firewall status from the Start menu
  3. On the left side, click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or offControl Panel shows how to turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off
  4. At Private network settings and Public network settings, select Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended)Control Panel shows how to turn off Windows Defender Firewall
  5. Click OK
  6. Open your web browser and try to access Hulu

How to disable your firewall on Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu in the toolbar
  2. Go to System Preferences
  3. Press Security
  4. Switch to the Firewall section
  5. Click Turn Off Firewall
  6. Launch a web browser and try to use Hulu

If you’re no longer receiving the Hulu error 94, it means that your firewall was the one to blame. However, you shouldn’t leave your firewall disabled because you will put your computer at risk.

Repeat the steps above to reactivate the firewall. Then, focus on adding an exception for your web browser in the firewall. It depends on which browser you’re using. In the example below, we’re using Google Chrome.

How to allow your web browser through the firewall on Windows 10:

  1. Sign in to Windows 10 as the computer administrator
  2. Press the Windows key, type firewall, then launch the Firewall & network protection appWindows 10 shows how to search for Firewall and Network Protection
  3. Click Allow an app through firewallWindows 10 shows how to allow an app through the firewall
  4. Click Change settings
  5. Find your web browser in the list. If it’s not there, click Allow another app and then Browse to locate and add your browser’s launcher fileWindows 10 shows how to allow another app through the firewall
  6. Next to your web browser, enable the Private and Public options
  7. Click OKWindows 10 shows how to allow Google Chrome through the firewall
  8. Exit this area, open your web browser, and try to use Hulu now

How to allow your web browser through the firewall on Mac:

  1. Click the Apple menu and select System Preferences
  2. Go to the Security area
  3. Switch to the Firewall tab
  4. Click the lock icon at preferences
  5. Write your admin username and password to authorize this action
  6. Go to Firewall Options and click Add Application
  7. Locate your web browser and click Add
  8. Click OK and exit this window
  9. Open your web browser and try to use Hulu

15. Check for system updates

You should always keep your operating system updated to the newest version to fix any issues that may interfere with your web browser, Hulu app, or graphics card.

How to update Windows 10:

  1. Press the Start button, type Check for updates, and press EnterWindows 10 shows how to check for system updates
  2. Click Check for updates and waitWindows 10 shows how to check for updates
  3. If there are any pending updates, click DownloadWindows 10 shows how to download system updates
  4. It may take a while. Make sure to restart your PC when it’s over
  5. Try to access Hulu now

How to update Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu
  2. Click Software Update
  3. Wait until it finds any available updates. Then, click Update Now
  4. Enter your admin username and password to continue
  5. When it’s over, restart your Mac and try to use Hulu

How to update Android:

  1. If your Android device is low on battery, plug it in for a recharge
  2. Go to the Settings area
  3. Tap System
  4. Visit the Advanced section
  5. Tap System update
  6. When it’s done, reboot your Android and try to use the Hulu app

How to update iOS:

  1. Charge your iPhone or iPad if it’s running low on power
  2. Open the Settings section
  3. Tap General and go to Software Update
  4. Tap Download and Install
  5. iOS may request to remove apps and free up storage space. Tap Continue since the situation is only temporary. The apps will be auto-reinstalled by iOS later
  6. Tap Install to start the update
  7. Authorize the update by entering your password or by using your fingerprint
  8. When it’s done, open the Hulu app and try to use it

16. Check VPN and proxy settings

If your Internet connection is routed through a VPN or proxy tunnel to mask your IP address and change your geo-location, then you should check to ensure that the settings are correct.

Perhaps you left the connection on by mistake when trying to access Hulu, resulting in error 94. In that case, you should disable the VPN or proxy connection altogether.

If you’re using a VPN or proxy client, then all you have to do is switch off the applications. However, if you have manual connections set up, here’s what you should do.

How to disable VPN and proxy settings on Windows 10:

  1. Right-click the Start button and select Network ConnectionsWindows 10 shows how to access Network Connections from the Start menu
  2. Click VPN on the left side
  3. If there’s a VPN connection enabled, make sure to select it and click Disconnect
  4. Switch to the Proxy section on the left side
  5. Make sure that Automatically detect settings and Use setup script are disabledWindows 10 shows how to disable automatic proxy setup
  6. Scroll down and turn off Use a proxy server if it was enabledWindows 10 shows how to disable manual proxy setup
  7. Reboot your PC and try to access Hulu now

How to disable VPN and proxy settings on Mac:

  1. Open the Apple menu and select System Preferences
  2. Visit the Network area
  3. Click VPN and Disconnect
  4. Choose your network connection and click Advanced
  5. Select the Proxies tab and deactivate all settings
  6. Click OK to confirm
  7. Reboot your Mac and try to access Hulu

How to disable VPN and proxy settings on Android:

  1. Access the Settings area and go to Network
  2. Tap VPN and remove any VPN connections displayed
  3. Tap and hold your Wi-Fi network, then tap Modify network
  4. Select Show advanced options
  5. Tap Proxy and set it to None
  6. Reboot your Android and try to use Hulu now

How to disable VPN and proxy settings on iOS:

  1. Open the Settings menu
  2. Go to the General section
  3. Tap VPN and turn off any VPN connections
  4. Head over to the Wi-Fi area
  5. Access the advanced section of your Wi-Fi connection
  6. Set HTTP Proxy to Off
  7. Restart your iOS device and try to watch Hulu

Hulu error 94 can be fixed

To review, Hulu error 94 prevents you from watching your favorite streaming media and can be triggered by various problems with your Internet connection or device. However, it’s nothing that can’t be fixed.

For example, you should restart the Hulu app or web browser, manage devices in your Hulu account, run a power cycle, clear app or web browser cache, update or reinstall the Hulu app, test your Internet speed, as well as use the Internet Connections troubleshooter on Windows 10

It’s also a good idea to update your graphics and network drivers, flush your DNS servers and use a custom DNS configuration, add an exception for your web browser in the firewall, check for system updates, and disable your VPN or proxy settings.

How did you manage to fix Hulu error 94? Did we miss any important solutions? Let us know in the comment section below.

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