How to Turn Off Hulu Autoplay


Sometimes you just want to watch one movie or show on Hulu, and you don’t willingly want either the next episode or recommended show to automatically play. If you want to reduce the temptation to just sink into your chair and let Hulu keep feeding you shows to watch, you can turn off Hulu autoplay on a number of platforms the service appears on. In this video, I’ll show you how to turn off Hulu autoplay in the Hulu apps for Roku, and iPhone, iPad and Android devices, and also on the website. Examples of all instructions in the steps can be seen in the YouTube video below.

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Steps to Disable Hulu Autoplay on Roku

  1. Navigate to the Hulu home screen on your Roku device, and then click the “Profile” icon in the upper left corner of the screen. The Profile icon features a silhouette of a person and your Hulu account name beneath it. The Profile screen appears.
  2. Select “Settings” on your Hulu profile screen. The Settings screen appears.
  3. Use the arrow buttons on your Roku remote control’s D-pad to toggle Autoplay to “Off.” Autoplay is now turned off in the Hulu app on your Roku device.

Steps to Turn Off Hulu Autoplay in Hulu Mobile App

  1. Launch the Hulu mobile app, and then tap “Account” in the row of icons along the bottom of your Hulu home screen. Your Hulu profile screen appears.
  2. Tap “Settings.” The Hulu Settings screen appears.
  3. Tap to toggle Autoplay to “Off.” Autoplay is now disabled in the Hulu app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

Steps to Turn Off Hulu Autoplay on

  1. Open the episode of any show on, and then move your cursor over the screen. The on-screen options appear.
  2. Click the “Settings” icon in the lower left corner of the screen. The Settings icon looks like a gear. A small menu appears.
  3. Click the toggle to the right of Autoplay to set it to “Off.” Autoplay is now turned off for all of the shows you watch on

About Max

Max has nearly 20 years of experience working in IT across three different industries in project management and management capacities: publishing, telecommunications and healthcare. He holds the following degrees and certifications: BS Communications, MA Communications, MBA and Project Management Professional (PMP). His tutorial-focused YouTube channel earned more than 100,000 subscribers in its first four years, and currently has more than 160,000 subscribers, 110,000,000 video views and an insane 2.4 million hours of watch time. Max enjoys learning new technology, reading and collecting comic books, listening to audiobooks and playing video games.

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