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How to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe

Are you driven by the idea of online TV and would love to watch Hulu LIVE TV in Europe? The great news? It’s possible. The not so great news? That Hulu does not work in Europe or even in Canada for that matter, and is one of the most complicated services to unblock so spoiler alert, you need to have some patience.




Why It Might Not Be so Practical to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe

Hulu Live TV comes with 60 channels. For some, that’s plenty, for some not enough. The truth? Quality matters than quality. The problem with Hulu Live TV is that if you want quality, you got to pay a lot more than the standard $44 because that doesn’t include HBO nor the sports content that you might or might not see.


That’s why, for most, it does not make sense to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe. 


Our recommendation?


Get DAZN if you want to watch sports content. It’s not available everywhere in Europe, but we have a guide about how to make DAZN work in the UK, that works everywhere. DAZN offers some of the best leagues in the world, at an incredible price.


Want to watch TV series? The options are vast. Netflix is the most known player and offers the likes of Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why, Money Heist and Power just to name a few. Amazon Prime? Perhaps it doesn’t offer the greatest range of content but is an incredible package with a mix of music, books, and free shipping when buying on Amazon. 


HBO NOW is also a great option for watching the likes of Chernobyl or Game of Thrones. And let’s not forget that Hulu itself has a pretty affordable package without live TV.


Not convinced and would just like to have one subscription rather than a bunch? Great. We’ll explain how to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe, below.



If You Want to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe, You First Need the Right Card

Hulu makes your life complicated. If you want to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe, you will need an American card to get started.


Inconvenient.


Our suggestions?


  1. Ask someone that might have an American card if they can help whether by creating an account for you or sharing their current account. Offer something in exchange if needed.
  2. Get a prepaid card issued in the US. Not always convenient.
  3. Get a virtual prepaid card issued in the US. Pretty easy. Not always as successful, though. (That’s as most people never put any money on it.)


You can find a virtual prepaid card with a few searches on Google.


Once you have the right card, registration for Hulu is just like any other registration. Just act as if you lived in the US.



Fooling Hulu into Thinking That You Are in the US in Order to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe

This is the most important part of this tutorial.


If you want to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe, Hulu needs to think that you are in the US.


How do you make it think that you are?


By using PrivateVPN or any other VPN that supports Hulu.



VPN services? They let you change your location to be somewhere else, without you moving.


In this instance, a VPN will allow you to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe.


But only if you use the right server with the right service.


It’s not enough to connect to an American server.


It needs to be optimized correctly in order to support Hulu, as Hulu makes efforts to prevent VPN services from working with it, as well, it has to due to not having rights to show the content it shows, outside of the US.


PrivateVPN? It has working Hulu servers, and since Hulu Live TV has a 7-day trial, PrivateVPN, also offers a fully free 7-day trial so that you can try it out for yourself, without having to commit for anything. Although PrivateVPN is also able to unblock the likes of American Netflix, Hotstar, and many more which you can read about on our blog, or by checking out our app.


These two steps, will let you watch Hulu Live TV in Europe, and while on Android you can watch in the web browser by turning on Desktop Mode, in some cases an app is needed, and we’ll walk through how to get it below.



How to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe on Apple Devices

Right now, you can’t watch Hulu Live TV in Europe on your Apple devices whether your iPad or iPhone because your App Store doesn’t show it.


To make Hulu show? You need to sign out of your current iCloud account followed by creating a new one, based in the US.


That will allow you to watch Hulu Live TV in Europe.


And yes, if you desire, you can switch back between these accounts, later on.


Why can’t you just change the region in your current account? As you will lose everything if you do.



How to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe on Android Devices

When it comes to Android devices, Google has a great guide about it.


Just make sure to change your region to be in the US.



How to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe on Your TV

While the great benefit of Hulu Live TV is that you can watch it everywhere, when it comes to watching Hulu Live TV in Europe, watching it on the TV is the hardest.


Why? As most TV platforms do not support VPN services.


If you want to watch Hulu Live in Europe and have Roku, Apple TV, or Chromecast, forget about it.


Your only options? Android TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick.


And frankly, we love the Amazon Fire TV devices.


How do you set Hulu Live TV in Europe up on your Amazon Fire TV device?


  • Go to your current Amazon account in the web browser.
  • Click on Accounts & Lists and then Manage Your Account and Content.
  • Next, change your region to be in the US.
  • Go to your Amazon Fire TV device. Select Settings and My Account.
  • Deregister and sign back into your account.


That will let you watch Hulu Live TV in Europe on your TV.



That’s How to Watch Hulu Live TV in Europe

Watching Hulu in Europe isn’t impossible. Registration is the hardest part and often requires some patience, but after that, it’s pretty much straightforward.


Found this useful? Did you know that with PrivateVPN you can unblock most services that you wanted to use in the past but couldn’t due to location restrictions? Check out our blog for that.


Written by Michael Smolski.