To start watching past shows and movies without cable network subscription, Hulu plus activation is mandatory. This is not at all a difficult task if the steps are followed in the same manner. You can check the steps and implement them accordingly.
The Hulu streaming platform has achieved a huge user base by offering services like streaming shows, movies, and videos without any cable network. In June 2010, Hulu launched ‘Hulu Plus’, a new service in which the user can watch more TV shows and past seasons by paying a nominal fee. Hulu Plus is available for all the popular gaming consoles like PS3, Xbox 360 and Roku. By activating, downloading and installing the app, you can easily watch shows or movies of your choice on it.
The steps to activate Hulu plus on Play station 3 are:
- Sign-up for Hulu plus from your computer which is connected to the internet. Go to Hulu website and click on ‘Hulu plus’ icon given on the top of the page. From here, click on the ‘Try now’ option. You need to enter the complete details like name, email address and credit card details in the given field. You will be charged $7.99 for a month.
- Connect your PS3 to the internet, if not connected already.
- Log in to the network from the playStation3. This account is provided to you when you buy it.
- Agree to the terms and conditions and click on Name field to enter the name, Date of birth and address. You need to create a username and password. You must be prompted to enter the credit card details in order to enable any purchases in the future.
- Go XMB from PlayStation 3: It stands for Xross media bar. This is nothing but user-interface for controlling the games and PS3 features through icons. Some people also call it Cross.
- Go to ‘PlayStation’ section from the XMB interface and search for ‘Hulu Plus’ through the search field. You need to select the app type. It will help you in searching for the items faster. The best way to search it is filtered by the ‘Games and service’ type. Scroll down to bring the cursor to the desired location.
- Click on Hulu plus app.
- Select download from the same screen and it will hardly take 5 minutes to download. If the speed of the network is poor, then the time may increase. Continue through the download prompts to complete the download.
- Check the Hulu app under video section once the downloading gets finished. You will find the video icon on the screen.
- Click the ‘Hulu plus’ app. When you click on the app, you will find the ‘Activate device’ option. Note down the activation code once it gets displayed. This is of 6 letters and contains alphanumeric characters.
- Go to browser screen from the computer and enter ‘Hulu.com/activate’ in the URL space. When you click on it, you are prompted to log in to the account. Once you log in. You will be asked to enter the code for activation.
- Enter the code to activate the device.
- Wait for a minute and login to the Hulu app from the PS3 again. Start streaming shows and movies.