How to Sign Up for Hulu Live TV on iPhone and Computer

Written By Jignesh Reviewed By How-to 4 Min Read

Hulu’s Live TV streaming service is now available in beta and comes at $39.99 per month. It provides you access to 50 broadcast and cable channels along with on-demand content. Before enjoying the Live contents, you will first have to sign up with Hulu for Live TV on iPhone and computer.

If you have Apple TV, you will be able to take advantage of the Live TV contents through Hulu’s streaming app itself. However, you will need to download a separate app called Hulu with Live TV on your iPhone or iPad—even if you already have a Hulu app installed on your iOS device and subscribed to its streaming contents. Currently, there is no option to sign up for the Live TV streaming service in Hulu’s app. To do so, you need to navigate to its website. Find out how it’s done!

How to Sign Up with Hulu for Live TV on iPhone and Computer

You need to know:

  • The Live TV streaming service is available with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage that lets you record Live TV to watch later
  • With $14.99, you get the option to add 200 hours of Cloud DVR storage and have the option to fast forward through the recorded commercials
  • The base subscription allows you to stream content on two devices at once. With $14.99, you will be able to stream content on more than two devices at one go

Sign up for Live TV

Step #1. Head over to from any web browser. Then, you need to log in to your Hulu account.

Step #2. Next, click on Manage my Account.

(Just in case you are not redirected to the Add-Ons page, you need to select Manage which is next to Add-ons in the Subscriptions section.)

Then, you have to turn on the Hulu with Live TV.

Note: If you want to enjoy Hulu without ads, scroll down and turn on the Hulu (No Commercials) with Live TV switch. It will set you back by $43.99 per month.

Step #3. Next, scroll down and turn on Enhanced Cloud DVR switch to increase your Cloud DVR storage from 50 hours to 200 hours.

Step #4. Scroll down and select Add This under Unlimited Screens in order to upgrade to stream content from more than two devices simultaneously.

If you wish to add a subscription to Showtime for $8.99 per month, scroll down again and select Add This under Showtime.

Step #5. Now, you have to select Continue. On the next page, you will have to enter your zip code.

Then, tick the box to let Hulu create temporary recordings to clear the road for your Live TV.

Step #6. Finally, you have to Confirm.

That’s it!

Now, if you are logged into your Hulu with Live TV on your iOS device or Hulu on Apple TV, log out and then log back in. Check out the Live TV options under Networks in the Browse section.

Signing Off

It’s time to make the most of the Live TV and enjoy the fun-loving contents. If you find something out-of-the-box, do let us know that in the comments below.

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By Jignesh
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.
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