7 ways to fix the Hotstar not working on Android TV.

 

So, in today’s generation watching movies and sports have been a new norm, and for this constant adrenaline to pass through your body there are many platforms and one of the most popular platforms is Hotstar.

Imagine you watching a movie or web series or even a match and the climax of a scene is about to come but you got a problem of Hotstar not working on android tv or any related to this problem which can cause you heavy mental pressure, so we will be getting a solution of Hotstar not working on android tv for you.

Top shows on Hotstar

So Hotstar is an online video streaming platform containing a lot of marvelous web series, movies, and sports.

Some of the famous web series that you can watch is:

  • MARVEL WEB SERIES
  • CHERNOBYL (HBO)
  • BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
  • THE LEFTOVERS(HBO)
  • LOUIE
  • BETTER THINGS (FX)

How to download the Hotstar app on Android TV?

Step 1-

Plugin your android tv

Step 2–

Grab your tv remote and press the home/ menu button

Step 3-

Go to play store

Step 4-

Click on the search button and write Hotstar and press enter.

Step 5–

Install Hotstar

Step 6–

Now open Hotstar and login your credential.

Step 7–

If you don’t have login credentials, then just sign up and buy a plan according to your need.

Reason of hotstar not working on android tv

Connectivity issue

Many times, we can’t find the root cause of the issue, but the cause comes out to be a simple issue which is a connectivity issue.

Maybe you are not connected to the internet, or your internet is not working properly that’s the reason your Hotstar not working on android tv, because it needs a certain amount of internet to surf its video.

Update issue

All apps after a certain period of the time update their version for a better experience and also its security patch, so after some time if you haven’t updated, the previous version shows a lot of lag, as well as errors, and this, can lead to Hotstar not working on android tv.

System update issue

As the application needs an update, your android tv system also needs an update for the latest security patch, features as well as enhancement so without system update the version can create a lot of problems like some apps not working problems like Hotstar not working on android tv.

Plan expired

Hotstar comes with a subscription pack in which you can enjoy a lot of entertainment, sports, etc, but after the subscription is over you can’t access Hotstar shows so check whether your plan has expired or not.

Cache & data memory

Have you ever noticed while watching a lot of web series or movies or sports, if you close and open it again it will resume from the point where you left, so your device stores data to resume the part from where you left which is called a cache data so there is a capacity in some device to store data, and after a lot of cache and memory data it leads to many problems and also hotstar not working on android tv.

7 things to do if Hotstar not working on android tv

Update

  • Plugin your android tv
  • Grab your remote
  • Go to settings
  • Open play store and search Hotstar
  • Update it
  • If the update option is not available then uninstall it, and then reinstall it.

Internet connection

  • Check your Wi-Fi, whether it’s working or not, check on your mobile or other devices to know.
  • Disconnect to the Wi-Fi you are connected
  • Plug off the Wi-Fi, and remove the cables attached to Wi-Fi and then plug all the cables in, then again start it after 1 min
  • Now connect to your Wi-Fi

Cache data

  • Plug in your android tv
  • Grab your remote
  • Go to apps
  • Scroll down and select Hotstar
  • Now scroll down and click on clear cache
  • Also, click on clear data and select ok
  • Now close your android tv and open it
  • Now try opening Hotstar

Software update

  • Plugin your android tv
  • Grab your remote
  • Go to apps
  • find and click on the help icon
  • now select system software update
  • Enter on software update
  • Restart your tv
  • Open hotstar app

Force stop

  • Plug in your android tv
  • Grab your remote
  • Go to apps
  • Scroll down and select Hotstar
  • Click on force stop
  • Now close your android tv and open it
  • Now try opening Hotstar

Hard reset

  • Unplug the tv
  • Hold the Power button for 30sec
  • It will completely drain any power that is in your device then plug in the tv again and try turning it on.
  • Open hotstar app

Soft reset

  • Grab your tv remote and point it towards the illumination led (led below your tv screen).
  • Press and hold the Power button for about 5-10 sec, until a pop-up appears of “POWER OFF”.
  • Wait for about 1 -2 min as the tv reboots.
  • If the tv does not reboot, then press the Power button on your remote and press it
  • Open hotstar app

These 7 solutions will help you to resolve the problem hotstar not working on android tv.

 

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