Fix Netflix and Hulu Streaming issue on OnePlus 6


OnePlus 6 users reported streaming issues on the Netflix and Hulu application. The issue, as per the OnePlus 6 owners, started happening particularly after updating to the Android Pie update. It may or may not be related to the Android Pie update actually. The issue can be fixed through a number of solutions. In this guide, we will take a look at all the possible solutions to fix Netflix and Hulu streaming issue on OnePlus 6. Before we fix Netflix and Hulu streaming issue on OnePlus 6, take a look at a recap of the OnePlus 6.

Fix Netflix and Hulu Streaming issues on OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6 was released back in May 2018. This phone comes with a 6.28-inches 1080 x 2280 pixels display. This is an Optic AMOLED display with a notch mounted in the middle of the screen. The aspect ratio of this screen is 19:9. OnePlus 6 uses Corning Gorilla Glass 5 as the screen protection.

The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC accompanied by Adreno 630 GPU. This phone has a 128GB or 256GB internal storage with a RAM of 6GB or 8GB.

The OnePlus 6 comes with 2 cameras at the back. It has a 20MP and a 16MP camera. On the front, it has a single 16MP camera. OnePlus 6 has a battery of 3300 mAh. It has a fingerprint scanner mounted at the back. This was the last OnePlus smartphone to have a headphone jack. It uses USB Type-C for charging and connection. It comes in Midnight Black, Mirror Black Silk White, and Amber Red colors.

Netflix and Hulu

Both Netflix

and Hulu are the TV show and movie streaming services. These are subscription based servers. Apart from having their websites, these are available in the form of apps too which you can use on your Android or iOS-powered phone.


Netflix and Hulu have thousands of movies in their directory. Users can watch the latest TV series too. Netflix has got its exclusive shows and movies too.


Streaming issues on Netflix and Hulu apps are very common. These apps cant act up at times and it’s very easy to fix them. If you have been facing such issues on your OnePlus 6 lately, it’s time to fix them up now.

How to Fix Netflix and Hulu Streaming issue on OnePlus 6

Follow these steps one by one. Check the streaming on Hulu and Netflix app after applying each solution. If a solution works for you, there is no need to try other solutions. Here is how to fix Netflix and Hulu streaming issue on OnePlus 6.

  1. Clear Cache of Netflix or Hulu application

    One your OnePlus 6, go to Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Click on Netflix or the Hulu app > Storage > Clear Cache. After this, reboot your phone. Check the streaming on one of these apps now. If it works fine, ignore the remaining steps.

  2. Log out of the Netflix or Hulu Application and log in again.

    Open the Netflix or the Hulu app on your phone. Now logout of these apps. Reboot your phone. Open the app again and log in. Check the streaming now. If it works, there is no need to follow the remaining steps.

  3. Clear the Cache of your OnePlus 6.

    Power down your OnePlus 6. Press and hold Vol Up + Down + Power button to boot into recovery. In recovery, click on Wipe cache and data > Wipe cache > Yes. Reboot your phone after this. Try launching the Netflix or the Hulu application and stream a movie now.

  4. Check your WiFi connection.

    The issue doesn’t necessarily has to be with the application itself, it can be with your WiFi connection too. If your WiFi is not working fine, you will not be able to stream content in those apps. You can try restarting your router and check streaming again.

  5. Check your Mobile Data

    In case you are using Mobile Data, you need to make sure that you have enough data in the bucket. Check your Mobile Data and try again.

  6. Update your Netflix or Hulu application.

    Check the Google Play Store of Netflix and Hulu updates. If there is an update available, update the application and check the streaming again.

Clearing App Cache on OnePlus 6
Clearing App Cache on OnePlus 6 – Only for reference. Users will select Netflix or Hulu in order to clear the cache.

Wrap Up

Those were all the possible solutions to fix Netflix and Hulu streaming issues on OnePlus 6. If these issues have worked for you or failed to work, drop your feedback in the comments section below. For any queries or questions, feel free to reach out to us.

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Usama M, a software engineer by profession, is the founder and editor-in-chief at Techbeasts. At Techbeasts, he uses his expertise to craft solutions to solve everyday consumer tech problems. His main areas of interest are Android, iOS, and Windows. You can find him on YouTube at "Tech with Usama".

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