How To Fix Hulu Error Code 500: A Complete Guide

Hulu error code 500, is an HTTP status code. The code means that something went wrong with the website’s server. And, the server fails to be more specific on the exact problem. 

When this typical error takes place on your device, you notice an error message showing ”There was an error on this page (500 error)”. Though it is a problem generated by the website, you can fix it by yourself. 

So, without further delay, let’s take a look at the fixes. 

Fixes to Eliminate Hulu Error Code 500

After completing a proper study of this section, you will learn some effective methods to eliminate this glitch. So, check them out and perform the methods provided one after another until you resolve this error message.

Method 1: Check and Fix Internet Glitch

Hulu requires a stable internet connection in order to stream online videos. If you have not connected your device with a proper internet connection, you can encounter error code 500 as well. To fix it, you can try out these steps:

  1. Restart your home internet connection.
  2. Check your router settings.
  3. Disconnect other devices from the router to increase the speed. 

Now, check if it resolves this error or not. If it persists, try out the next method.

Method 2: Reload the Web Page 

As it is an internal server error, you can eliminate this glitch by reloading the webpage. In order to reload the webpage, try out these steps:

  1. Firstly, on the toolbar of the browser, click on the “Reload” button.
  2. You can also press F5.
  3. Now, your browser will ask the webserver to reload the page. 

After reloading the webpage, hopefully, this error will be resolved. 

Method 3: Clear Cache and Browser History

You can also clear the cache and browser history, in order to fix this error. On that note, try out these steps. Take note that, the steps may differ as per the browser you are using. 

For Chrome

In order to clear the Chrome cache, follow the instructions mentioned below.

  1. Firstly, in the browser bar, search for:  chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
  2. Now, at the top of the “Clear browsing data” window, click on Advanced.
  3. After that, choose these options:
    • Browsing history
    • Download history
    • Cookies and other site data
    • Cached images and files
  4. Now, locate a drop-down menu “Time range” and select the period of time for which you want to clear the information. In order to clear the entire cache, choose the “All time” option.
  5. After that, click on CLEAR DATA.
  6. Now, you need to Exit/quit from all the browser windows and open the browser again. 

For Firefox

In case you are using Firefox, try to follow these steps:

  1. From the History menu, choose the Clear Recent History option.
  2. In case you see the menu bar is hidden, try to make it visible by pressing the Alt key. 
  3. Now, from the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, choose the range you want to clear. If you want to clear everything, choose Everything.
  4. After that, next to the  “Details”, tap on the down arrow to select which elements of the history you want to clear. 
  5. In order to clear the entire cache, choose all items.
  6. After that, click on the Clear Now option.
  7. Now, you need to Exit/quit, from all the browser windows and open the browser again. 

In Case Of Microsoft Edge

If you are using Microsoft Edge, try to clear the browsing cache using these steps:

  1. Firstly, in the top right corner, tap on the Hub icon.
  2. After that, tap on the browser history, and navigate to the Cookies and saved website data. Later, navigate to the Cached data and files. 
  3. Click on Clear Button. 
  4. Now, you will find an “All Clear!” message appearing on your screen. 
  5. Next, you need to exit from all browser windows and open the browser again. 

To Conclude 

This is a step-by-step guide which you can utilize to resolve this error. Try to follow the steps carefully, try not to jump any steps. If you require any further guidance, you can always contact an expert.  

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Nathaniel Villa
Nathaniel Villa