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Hulu Remote Not Working

If you have a Hulu remote, you are able to gain access to Hulu without having to go through the apps on your Smart TV by simply clicking the ‘Hulu’ option on the remote itself. If The remote stops working suddenly though, what can be done to restore its function?

If your Hulu remote is not working, try replacing the batteries, go to ‘Check Remote Settings’ to pair your specific TV model, reset the enhanced remote, clean the remote from the inside out, and check to see what color light the remote is blinking for specific fixes.

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Being able to use a Hulu remote when watching television is a quick way to have access to some of your favorite applications without ever having to go through another screen to get to exactly what you want. If you are a subscriber to Hulu, this remote takes you straight to the home screen of Hulu without having to log in or find an app, making the process quick and easy. If your Hulu remote is not working though, read below to see what you can do to fix the issue.

Hulu Remote Not Working

If you have a Hulu remote and you are trying to gain access to the Hulu app, this process should only take one click on the remote control and you will be taken directly to Hulu. However, if you are using the remote and you notice that it is generally not working, there are a few different things you can try to regain control again, but there is one small fix that many individuals tend to overlook. Read on to see what this is.

If your Hulu remote is not working, the first thing you need to do is check to make sure that the batteries do not need to be replaced. If the batteries are dead or are not good-quality, they should be taken out and replaced with a set that is high-quality to regain function in the remote.

Hulu Remote Not Controlling Volume

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If you are using a Hulu remote and are able to navigate Hulu without an issue, but go to turn up the volume and see that the function does not work, you may be wondering what could cause such a problem. If you have any operation buttons on the back of your TV, you can manually turn the volume up and down, but if you have a remote, why would you want to have to go through the trouble? If you can’t control the volume on your Hulu remote, see what can be done.

If your Hulu remote is not controlling the volume, go to ‘Check Remote Settings’ and press ‘Yes’ if you can hear music playing on your device. If you hear the music stop, press ‘Yes’ again, however, if you still hear the music, select ‘No’ and enter your TV brand.

Music will play once again and if you hear it select ‘Yes,’ you should then be able to tell when the music stops, to which you will select ‘Yes’ again. Once you do, your Hulu remote should be able to control the volume of your device.

Hulu Remote Won’t Turn On TV

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Just as many TVs have the ability to turn the volume up and down manually using the buttons on the TV itself, it can also be turned off and on by using a power button on the TV as well. However, if you have a Hulu remote and have a power button located right on that device, there is no reason that you shouldn’t be able to control the power through it. If you have a Hulu remote and it won’t turn on the TV, continue reading to find the fix.

If your Hulu remote won’t turn on the TV and you have an enhanced remote, try resetting the remote. To reset the remote, remove the batteries from it and unplug the power from your Roku player for 5-10 seconds. Plug it back in and wait for the home screen to appear.

Once you see the home screen appear on your TV, put the batteries back into the remote and press and hold the reset button on the inside of the remote for 5 seconds. The repairing process will then take place and once it has completed, you should be able to turn the TV on with the Hulu remote.

Hulu Remote Volume Button Not Working

Confused woman while watching TV

It was previously discussed what can be done when you cannot control the volume on your TV with a Hulu remote control, but what do you do if you go through those steps and still, the volume button is not working? Being able to control the volume from where you sit is essential in having the best Hulu experience, so what do you do when the volume function goes out? Take a look below to see what can be done for a remote volume button not working.

If your Hulu remote volume button is not working, take the remote control apart, remove the batteries, and clean the interior as thoroughly as you can. Once you have the interior cleaned, put the remote back together and clean around the volume button with a Q-tip and a dab of rubbing alcohol.

Hulu Remote Won’t Connect

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To be able to gain the function of your Hulu remote, it must connect to your TV in order to pair and thus, work properly. If this connection does not happen, you are left with a remote control that has no operational abilities over your television and will be forced to control your TV manually, which gives you no ability to access any downloaded apps like Hulu. If your Hulu remote won’t connect, what can you do?

If your Hulu remote won’t connect, it could be that the remote needs to be reset. To see the resetting process for a Hulu remote, refer back to the previous section titled “Hulu Remote Won’t Turn TV On” to see the step-by-step process for resetting and repairing.

Hulu Remote Blinking Green

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On your Hulu remote, there is a light at the top that works as a message system to tell you what is going on with your remote as well as your Roku device. This is a great way of letting people know just what to do when the light turns a different color than usual, with one of those being a blinking green light. If you have a Hulu remote and there is a blinking green light that will not go away, what does this indicate?

If your Hulu remote has a blinking green light and you notice that it is not working as consistently as it should, this typically means that the batteries are going out and need to be replaced. Be sure to replace the batteries with high-quality options to get the best operation from your remote.

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ReadyToDIY is the owner of this article. This post was published on September 4, 2021.

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