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Hulu is a video streaming platform that gives you access to various content, including movies, tv shows, cartoons, and more. Hulu is one of the best streaming platforms worldwide and has 39 million subscribers. But, users sometimes face issues while using the Hulu app. In this blog, we will guide you on fixing error codes 500, 503, and 504 on Hulu.

What is Hulu Error Code 500?

Hulu error code is an Internal Server error. It happens when the server fails to connect to the archive and is not able to meet the request.

What is Hulu Error Code 503?

You must have seen the Service Unavailable message on the screen. In some cases, the messages like 503 error HTTP server error 503. It happens when the server is unavailable at the time and can’t make the request. But, there can be other reasons for this error. You can see these errors on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, etc.

The major reason for showing the error 503 is a communication failure between the supporting website and the server. The error will make the website not able to process your requests from a user’s browser.

What is Hulu Error Code 504?

Hulu Error Code  504 is a Gateway Timeout error or HTTP status response error. It can happen when two servers are involved in the handling of a client-launched request.

Ways to Fix Hulu Error Code 500, 503, and 504

You can try to reload the Hulu page using the Ctrl + F5 key or Refresh option on the system. This method can fix some temporary issues. You also need to check your Internet connection properly. If this method doesn’t fix this issue, use the below-listed steps. Below are some methods to resolve the error code 500, 503, and 504 on Hulu. 

  • Check Hulu Server status
  • Make a Restart
  • Delete your Browser Cache
  • Check your Subscription Plan
  • Uninstall, and later reinstall the Hulu app
  • Resolve DNS Error
  • Contact Hulu

Let’s see all the steps one-by-one in detail.

Check Hulu Server status

Many times users face Hulu error code 500, 503, and 504 due to some technical glitches at the mani server. But, sometimes, you need to wait for some time until the Hulu support tries to fix the issue at the main server.

You can also use some online services to check if the Hulu server is down or not. There are many sites, like ExpertExchange, DownDetector, IsItDownRightNow to check if the website is down or not. You can wait for some time if Hulu is not in working status. Now, reload the website and check that the error code 503 has been resolved.

If you see the Hulu error code 500, 503, and 504 for a long time without any previous notice, you can also use some other methods to fix the issue.

Make a Restart

If we face any issue, we restart the system to resolve the glitches and errors on devices. You can do the process anytime on the device. So, try to reboot your system or whichever device you are using with Hulu.

You also need to reboot your router and modem and then reboot the device. And then check if the error code has gone or not. If you face any technical glitch, you can reboot to fix that issue.

Delete Browser Cache

Old Browser cache causes some unexpected issues when you are using a website in a web browser. You should clear the browser cache to fix the Hulu error code 500, 503, and 504. It is the right time to remove the browser cache on your browser to resolve the issue. Below are the steps to clear cache in Google Chrome. You can try the same in other browsers like Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, etc. Follow the below methods.

  • Open Google Chrome on your device.
  • Press the three-dot icon on the system.
  • Hit the More Tools > Clear Browsing Data option.
  • Also, choose the time to All time.
  • After that, you need to turn on the checkbox called Cached files and photos.
  • To clear other data like Cookies, Browsing History, and other site data, you need to turn on the respective checkbox.
  • Now, click on the Clear Data button.
  • You need to reboot your browser and try to launch Hulu to check the error on the system.

Check your Subscription Plan

If you face a Hulu error code, you need to check whether your subscription plan has expired or not. Your Hulu account may be blocked from accessing any content when your subscription plan expires.

You can’t also use multiple accounts on most streaming services like Hulu. You need to check that you shouldn’t subscribe to the same Hulu subscription plan twice. If you have done this, you can generate multiple orders. And, some services of Hulu do not allow different orders and are unable to access the content.

Resolve DNS Error

You can resolve the Hulu error code using some DNS error or incompatible DNS settings. Also, you need to contact your Internet provider to fix the error issue.

If you have a PC, you can try to resolve the DNS error by flushing the DNS. Just follow the below methods.

  • First, open Command Prompt using administrator privilege.
  • Now, type the below command into the CMD.
  • ipconfig/flushdns
  • After entering the above command, wait for some time until your system shows the command.
  • Finally, you need to reboot your web browser and check whether the error code 503 has been resolved or not.

Uninstall, and later reinstall the Hulu App

You need to try to uninstall and then reinstall the Hulu app if you are using the app on Windows. Sometimes, incomplete installation of the app also causes some errors. So, you can fix this issue very easily.

Contact Hulu Support

To resolve the issue, you can visit the Hulu support page to contact or call them directly. The technical executives will resolve the technical glitches in your system.

Conclusion Hulu is the most popular video streaming platform that is used by millions of people. Hulu has around 39 million subscribers. It provides different content categories to users, like movies, cartoons, tv shows, and more. But, sometimes, users face error code 500, 503, and 504 on their screen. These issues can be resolved if users apply the proper techniques. You can clear your browsing data, cache, and cookies, reboot your system, resolve DNS errors, uninstall and reinstall the Hulu app, and more.

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