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How to Watch Hulu in Indonesia

Hulu, just like many other services, is not available in Indonesia. And that’s why you are here. You want to know how to watch Hulu in Indonesia.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to make it work, but also how to create a Hulu account, which traditionally requires an American card.

...But first...

Why Exactly is Hulu Live TV Not in Indonesia

Primary due to the rights to the content issue. Secondly, because that market doesn’t currently interest Hulu.

...See, Hulu has a very different approach than platforms like Netflix. Netflix is a global platform for everyone; meanwhile, Hulu, it’s a platform that specifically targets Americans or, more specifically, the American region.

And that’s why Hulu is not even available in Canada.

The content to rights issue?

Well, when a service doesn’t have the rights to show a certain piece of content, it needs to block it for that viewer because otherwise, it will get in trouble.

Hulu? It doesn’t own a lot of its content. And in cases it does, it sometimes sells rights to it so that other platforms can show it in other countries.

All of this then results in you not being able to watch any Hulu in Indonesia and thus having to read thighs guide.

What’s Needed to Unblock Hulu in Indonesia

Want to watch Hulu in Indonesia today?

  1. Make Hulu think you are in the US even if you are not.
  2. Create a Hulu account if you don’t already have one.

Step 1: Make Hulu Think You Are in the US

To watch Hulu in Indonesia, you will need to make Hulu think you are in the US.

How do you do that?

By using a VPN to be there virtually.

If you never heard of VPN services, they have many uses, but in this case, they allow you to switch your location on the internet, to be somewhere else.

...By being in the US virtually by using a VPN, you will, in theory, be able to watch Hulu, but it’s not as simple as that.

That’s because most VPN services do not work with streaming platforms as streaming platforms make efforts against VPN services.

...And that’s where PrivateVPN comes in as a service with a primary focus on entertainment, meaning fewer servers than that of other VPN companies, but instead, servers that are able to unblock most streaming platforms out there, such as Hulu.

Here’s how it goes:

  1. Sign up for PrivateVPN.
  2. Download the PrivateVPN.
  3. Connect to an American server.

That’s it as far as tricking Hulu into thinking you are in the US goes.

Already have an account? Start watching. Want to get an account or looking for how to get an app on your phone or TV? Keep reading.

Creating a Hulu Account in Indonesia

Since Hulu requires you to have an American card to sign up for an account, for many it’s impossible to create an account in Indonesia.

...However, we did find an alternative to that issue.

You will need to sign up for Hulu on your phone.

Why? As While Hulu has its own safety features when it comes to signing up on the phone, both Apple and Google take care of it on their own, and they don’t have such blocks.

...The only catch is that you will need to change the region of your app store to be in the US, so that you can download the Hulu app.

We’ll show you how to do that now.

How to Change Your App Store Region on Apple Devices

  1. Sign out of your iCloud account, followed by creating a new one with your location set to be in the US.
  2. Download the Hulu app.
  3. While connected to a US VPN server, open the Hulu app, and create a Hulu account.

How to Change Your App Store Region on Android Devices

  1. Connect to a US server with your VPN.
  2. Open up your Google Play Store.
  3. Press on the 3 bars on the top-left of the screen, followed by clicking on Account.
  4. You will see an option to change your region to be in the US. Do it and update your information.
  5. Go back to Account and confirm the change to the US.
  6. Restart your Play Store.
  7. Download and sign up for Hulu Live TV from your device.

How to Watch Hulu in Indonesia on a TV

Entertainment is best watched on a TV.

...Unfortunately, most smart TVs and smart TV platforms like TV, Chromecast, and Roku don’t support VPN services.

Solutions?

  1. Connect your laptop to a TV via an HDMI cable.
  2. Get an Amazon Fire TV Stick.

The first option will allow you to watch right away.

The second?

It will allow you to enjoy Hulu in the most comfortable way possible. 

If you just ordered a Fire TV, sign up for an American account to sign up for Hulu.

...Already have an Amazon Fire TV Stick and don’t have an American account?

  • Go to your current Amazon account in the web browser.
  • Click on Accounts & Lists, and then press on Manage Your Account and Content.
  • You will see an option to change your region. Change your region to be in the US.
  • Open up your Amazon Fire TV device. Press on Settings and My Account.
  • Deregister and sign back into your Amazon account.
  • Download the Hulu app.

That’s How to Watch Hulu in Indonesia

...The best thing about this Hulu guide? It applies to many other streaming services.

These exact steps will help you unblock just about any service you want, but you can find that out when you sign up for PrivateVPN.

And to sum this guide:



  1. Make Hulu think you are in the US.
  2. Create an account by getting the Hulu app on your phone.
  3. Change your app store region to download the Hulu app.
  4. Get a Fire TV or connect to a TV via an HDMI cable to watch on a TV.

Written by Michael Smolski.

Disclaimer: While PrivateVPN supports Hulu and has done so for a very long time, due to the nature of VPN services being constantly on the radar of streaming services, we cannot guarantee non-stop support, 100% of the time. No service can.

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