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How to Download and Watch Hulu Movies Offline

Record and download Hulu shows to watch offline

Streamers love Hulu – but unfortunately, Hulu doesn't give you a way to watch Hulu shows and movies offline without WiFi – or save Hulu shows to watch after they have "expired" ( removed from Hulu) – unless you're paying for the higher-tier No Ads plan . So, how can you download Hulu series and movies to watch offline without paying more for Hulu?

Record Hulu with the PlayOn Cloud Mobile Streaming DVR App

Record and download streaming videos with PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android The newly launched PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android devices is a mobile app that lets you record and download from streaming services like Hulu. Initiate recordings from your mobile device from anywhere and we'll notify you when your Hulu recording is complete. Recordings will be temporarily stored in a complimentary cloud “locker” and available for download from anywhere on any device.

Just install the app from Google Play or the App Store, browse to the show you want to record on Hulu, and click on record. The app is free to install — all you pay is a low per-recording fee.

How to Download Hulu Shows or Movies And Skip the Ads


Hulu shows listing on PlayOn Cloud
  1. STEP 1 Download and install PlayOn Cloud—get free recordings.
    First, download and install the PlayOn Cloud app on your iOS or Android device. Create a free account and start your Free Trial to get free recordings.
  2. STEP 2 Select the Hulu show you want to download
    From the Channels tab, tap on the Hulu channel and select your show from the list. 
  3. STEP 3 Click the Record button
    Select the movie or episode you want and hit the Record button, or Record All to record an entire season.
  4. STEP 4 Download your recording to your device
    PlayOn records in real-time. When your recordings are complete, you can find them in the Recordings tab. Your recordings will be there, for you to watch anytime offline. Download recordings to your device and you'll be able to watch on your device or cast cast videos to your TV it your TV using a Roku, Chromecast, FireTV or SmartTV. You can choose to auto-skip the ads when you watch!


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Once you have recorded your Hulu video, you can:

  • Use the PlayOn Cloud app to download Hulu shows to your iPad, iPhone, Android phone/tablet, or computer to watch from anywhere, anytime.
  • Cast Hulu recordings to your TV from the PlayOn Cloud app (if you have a streaming device).
  • Watch Hulu offline and without the ads, anytime, anywhere.