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Hulu Up Next/AutoPlay next episode starts early: How to disable it

In this guide, we will show you the steps to disable the Up Next/AutoPlay next episode feature of Hulu across numerous devices. This subscription streaming service tends to autoplay the next available episode or related suggestion when what you’re watching is about to end. This feature has been adopted by numerous streaming services and is done to keep users hooked on their service for a longer time frame. However, Hulu’s implementation of this feature has been an abject failure.

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In most cases, the Up Next counter starts almost 3 minutes before the current show is about to end. And when this counter appears, Hulu does apply a subtle black background to make it stand out from the video playing in the backend. However, since a considerable chunk of the video was still left, users always end up missing the climax due to the buggy implementation of this feature.

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To make the matter worse, it will minimize the current window to make room for the autoplay of the next episode. All in all, it tends to disrupt and completely ruin the viewing experience. So is there a way out? Well, there does exist a nifty workaround that should help you to disable the Up Next /AutoPlay next episode feature of Hulu and effectively address this issue for good. So without further ado, let’s check. it out.

How to Disable Hulu Up Next/AutoPlay next episode

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We have listed the steps to get this job done across TV, mobile app, and website. You may refer to the one which is in sync with your requirement.

On TVs

  1. Scroll to the left or select Back to open navigation bar.
  2. Then select Settings and turn off the AutoPlay toggle.

On Mobile

  1. Tap on the account icon and select Settings.
  2. Then turn off the toggle next to AutoPlay.

On Website

  1. During playback, click on the Settings icon.
  2. Then turn off the toggle next to AutoPlay.

These were the steps to disable the Up Next/AutoPlay next episode feature of Hulu. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.