Keyboard shortcuts and voice assistant commands
Take this free cheat sheet which lists all Hulu keyboard shortcuts and voice commands for Google Assistant and Alexa.
With around 100 million subscribers, Hulu’s popularity is beyond doubt. It’s the only place to watch shows and movies, with subscriptions starting at just $ 5.99 / month.
You can watch Hulu on just about any modern device imaginable, whether it’s your desktop computer, smartphone, smart TV, or game console.
If you’re a subscriber to Hulu, you’ll want to check out this list of shortcuts and voice commands. With these, you can navigate and control Hulu with ease. You don’t need to find the controller or click through the menus; just press a few keys or say a command and the job is done.
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Hulu keyboard shortcuts and voice commands
|Tongue||Go to the next page element|
|Shift + Tab||Go to the previous page element|
|Enter||Select a page element|
|Up / down arrow||Scroll up / down|
|Space bar||Go to section on next page|
|Tongue||Open the player controls, then browse through them|
|Shift + Tab||Switch to previous player control|
|Left / Right Arrow||Increase / decrease volume or rewind / fast forward (depending on context)|
|Space bar||Pause / play video|
|Escape||Enter picture-in-picture mode|
|F||Full screen mode|
|GOOGLE ASSISTANT VOICE COMMANDS|
|“OK Google, play Keyboard Shortcuts and Voice Assistant Commands on Hulu “||Plays or resumes playing the named title|
|“OK Google, pause”||Pause video|
|“OK Google, play”||Play video|
|“OK Google, stop”||Stop video|
|“OK Google, rewind”||30 second rewind|
|“OK Google, rewind # minutes / seconds”||Rewind the specified amount|
|“OK Google, fast forward”||Fast forward 30 seconds|
|“OK Google, fast forward # minutes / seconds”||Fast forward the specified amount|
|ALEXA VOICE COMMANDS|
|“Alexa, open Hulu”||Launch the Hulu app|
|“Alexa, find [title/genre] on Hulu “||Show search results for your query|
|“Alexa, move up / down / right / left”||Navigate in this direction|
|“Alexa, select”||Select the current item|
|“Alexa, play [title/network] on Hulu “||Start playing the specified item|
|“Alexa, play the next episode”||Read the next episode|
|“Alexa, play next”||Read the next episode or the title “Up Next”|
|“Alexa, skip the episode”||Go to the next episode|
|“Alexa, previous”||Read the previous episode|
|“Alexa, change channel to [network] on Hulu “||Play the specified live channel|
|“Alexa, play”||Start reading|
|“Alexa, take a break”||Pause reading|
|“Alexa, stop”||Stop reading and return to the previous page|
|“Alexa, rewind”||Rewind at first speed interval|
|“Alexa, rewind # seconds / minutes”||Rewind the specified amount|
|“Alexa, come back to the beginning”||Start video from the beginning|
|“Alexa, fast forward”||Fast forward to the first speed interval|
|“Alexa, go ahead”||Fast forward 10 seconds|
|“Alexa, fast forward # seconds / minutes”||Fast forward the specified amount|
|“Alexa, open Hulu”||Open the page to sign in or register for Hulu|
|“Alexa, open channels on Hulu”||Open page with available live TV channels|
|“Alexa, move up / down / right / left”||Move in a specified direction|
|“Alexa, scroll up / down / right / left”||Move in threes in the specified direction|
|“Alexa, select”||Open selected item|
|“Alexa, turn subtitles on / off”||Toggle subtitles|
You can watch Hulu outside of the United States
Use these Hulu controls and you will easily navigate the streaming app. Spend less time playing through menus and more time watching your favorite shows.
Hulu is basically an American streaming service, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it outside of the United States. If you are using a VPN, you can continue to watch Hulu even when you travel or live abroad.
Looking to watch Hulu outside of the United States? Use a VPN, which scrambles your location and secures your experience.
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