FIX: Hulu error codes PLAUNK65 and PLRUNK15 in 5 steps

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Hulu error plrunk15

Hulu error codes PLAUNK65 and PLRUNK15 fall into the category of playback errors, which the service seems to get a lot lately.

Before contacting Hulu’s support department and get a general answer that they’re looking into the situation, your only option is to try and fix the problem yourself.

Luckily, there’s a list of common troubleshooting steps that you can try and hope to get your service up and running in no time.


How do I fix PLRUNK15 error code (for Roku users mainly)

1. Force stop the Hulu app

This is just an immediate solution to make sure that all features of the app are turned off and the app can restart anew. So just exit the Hulu app. Additionally, you can turn off your device and power on again, then restart the app.


2. Uninstall/reinstall the Hulu appuninstall hulu app to fix PLRUNK15

  1. Press the asterisk or star button on your Roku remote.
  2. Select Remove Channel.
  3. Then, go to the Roku Channel Store.
  4. Find the Hulu app > Add Channel.

This will force a fresh and updated app to be installed, at the same time, removing streaming history and cached files.


3. Allow ads/uninstall the ad blockerfix plrunk error roku

When you’ve checked the Limit Ad Tracking option in the Settings menu or if you’ve installed a specific ad blocker to enjoy an uninterrupted streaming experience, this might have also messed with the actual functioning of the app.

Try to allow ads or to uninstall the ad blocker to see if video streaming is resumed.


4. Update your Roku device

  1. Turn on Roku in the Home menu.
  2. Go to Settings > System > System Update.
  3. Select Check Now.

This is to make sure that you have the latest firmware installed.


5. Fully restart your Roku devicerestart roku

This helps to refresh your connection and improve streaming conditions. You only have to turn off your Roku device, unplug it from the power source, wait for a few minutes then plug it back in and power back on. Restart the Hulu app to see if the issue has been solved.


An additional solution  for error PLAUNK65

hulu error plaunk65

Error PLAUNK65 is not as common as PLRUNK15. It can also occur not only on Roku, but also on mobile devices, Play Station or smart TVs.

The above-mentioned solutions should work to recover streaming functionality altogether. Nevertheless, we recommend an additional one, namely clearing cached data.

On devices running on Windows, Android, or iOS, cached data is usually found in the storage/privacy section of the Settings menu.

You can also use professional software to get rid of unnecessary files, such as CCleaner. After downloading and installing the tool, run a scan, and allow the program to remove all unwanted files.

For Play Station, you have to completely turn off the device, unplug the power cord from the back of the device, wait for a few minutes, then plug the cord back in and restart the device.

On Apple TV you need to uninstall and reinstall the app to clear cache and data.

For Xbox One see the following steps:

  1. Go to Menu.
  2. Choose My Games and Apps > Apps.
  3. Highlight the Hulu.
  4. Hit menu on your controller.
  5. Tap on the Manage Apps > Clear saved data.

FAQ: Learn more about errors on Hulu

  • What does Hulu error code P dev320 mean?

Check out our thorough error code P Dev 320 article for a step-by-step guide to resolve this problem once and for all.

  • Why does my Hulu keep saying error?

Hulu playback errors are caused when the app on your device is unable to communicate with the Hulu servers, or the Hulu servers are unable to provide a video stream.

  • Why does my Hulu keep having playback failure?

There are several reasons why Hulu fails to load. It might be a problem with the app or with your browser (outdated), the Internet connection might be poor, or there might a problem with your device.