How to Cancel Hulu Subscription and Delete Your Hulu Account

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July 5, 2024

Hulu understands that your streaming needs may change. Here’s how you can manage your account for optimal flexibility:

  • Take a Break: Going on vacation or just need a break from TV? No problem! You can pause your subscription for up to 12 weeks to avoid charges. Your subscription automatically resumes when the pause ends.
  • Cancel and Rejoin: Need to cancel your subscription but think you might come back later? With Hulu, it’s easy. Cancel your subscription at any point and easily renew it when you’re ready to return.
  • Permanently Delete Your Account: Thinking about leaving Hulu for good? You can completely remove your account and data. But be sure to cancel your subscription first.

If you are considering account deletion, this article provides a step-by-step guide on how to permanently delete your Hulu account, including your personal information.


  1. How to Permanently Delete Your Hulu Account
  2. How to Delete Your Hulu Account but Keep Downloads

Related: How to View Your Hulu Watch History

1. How to Permanently Delete Your Hulu Account

Before you can delete your Hulu account, you’ll need to cancel any active subscriptions.

Step 1. Cancel Your Hulu Subscription

If you have an active Hulu subscription, you’ll need to cancel it before you can request to delete your account. Here’s a step-by-step guide to canceling your subscription:

  1. Go to and log in to your Hulu account.
  2. Click your profile icon in the top right corner and select Account from the drop-down menu.
Hulu account

  1. Locate the section titled “Your Subscription” and click Cancel next to “Cancel Your Subscription”.
cancel your hulu subscription

  1. You’ll be offered the option to pause your subscription instead of canceling. If you’re sure you want to cancel, select “Continue to Cancel” and then confirm by clicking “Cancel Subscription.”
continue to cancel

Once your cancellation is completed, you’ll still have access to Hulu until the end of your current billing cycle without any further charges. However, if you’re canceling during your trial period, keep in mind that you’ll lose access to Hulu immediately.

Note: If you subscribed through a third-party platform like Apple or Spotify, you might need to cancel your subscription there first before deleting your Hulu account.

Step 2. Delete Your Hulu Account

Once you’ve canceled your Hulu subscription, you can request them to delete your account and all associated information. Keep in mind that the account deletion is permanent, and this action cannot be undone. Your account settings and login credentials will be erased, and you won’t be able to access Hulu again using the deleted account.

If you wish to proceed with deleting your Hulu account, follow the steps below.

  1. Log in to your account at on a web browser.
  2. Click your profile icon in the top right corner and select “Account.”
  3. Scroll down and select  “Your US State Privacy Rights“ under “Privacy and Settings”.
  4. In the “Right to Delete” section, click “Start Deletion.”
  5. Hulu will send a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the instructions provided to finalize your account deletion request.

How to Delete Your Hulu Account but Keep Downloads

Hulu allows you to download movies and TV shows with the Hulu No Ads plan, but these downloads come with some restrictions. Most notably, downloaded content becomes unavailable once you cancel your subscription.

Luckily, smart tools like Pazu Hulu Video Downloader offer an alternative approach. This tool allows you to download Hulu content and save it in MP4 or MKV format, making it playable on various devices even after canceling your Hulu subscription and deleting your Hulu account. With Pazu Hulu Video Downloader, you can download any Hulu movies and TV shows on Windows and Mac with both Hulu (With Ads) and Hulu (No Ads) plans. Additionally, the downloader includes a built-in Hulu web player, so you don’t need to install the Hulu app.

Follow the steps below to learn how to download Hulu movies and TV shows as MP4 files and enjoy them on any supported device:

Step 1. Run Pazu Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows.

Download, install and launch Pazu Hulu Video Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Hulu account and choose, or

Hulu Downloader

Select a profile.

choose Hulu profile

Step 2. Search Hulu movies/TV shows to download.

Enter the movie/TV show title in the search field.

search Hulu videos

Or copy and paste the link of the movie/TV show from the Hulu website. Then click the Search icon.

copy and paste the link

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Click the Settings icon to change:

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
Hulu to MP4

Step 4. Start to download Hulu videos

Click the Download icon next to Modern Family to choose the season and episodes you want to download.

download Hulu TV show

Then click the Download button in the bottom right corner to download Modern Family to your computer.

download Hulu TV show to MP4

Click the History menu to view all downloaded videos. Click the folder icon to quickly locate the Hulu videos in MP4 or MKV format, then you can play them anywhere you want even without Hulu.

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