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Hotstar Won’t Play Video on iPhone/iPad/ Mac/ Windows? Here’s Fix

Today’s Live Match, Movies, Live News Update, Disney+ and Sports between India and New Zeland, Other Countries. HotStar – an official Digital Streaming partner gets massive traffic and so that many users reporting various problems including HotStar App Won’t open, HotStar App Crashing iPhone, HotStar not playing Videos and it showing a black screen when I click on any video. If you’re facing Video Playback issue, Don’t Worry, keep patience and follow my given workarounds. I hope that this tutorial will resolve you to get rid of your today’s complaint concerning HotStar App Not working, This Version of Hotstar is no longer Supported (Number 3 Tips helpful for me) on iOS or Android Device.

Why doesn’t my Phone HOTSTAR App Play Video? So before getting started a solution, we should check out the certain symptoms that affect HotStar App service.

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Old App Version, insufficient Storage space makes your device hang, Poor Wi-Fi connectivity or cellular data plan expired, Router issue or might at your workplace you’re using a restricted network that blocked many sites and maybe HotStar site one of them, HotStar Service might under maintenance or streaming not available in the region. Don’t worry, you can try HotStar App Alternatives for your iOS and Android smartphones.

Related Fix: Playback error! On Hotstar error Code: 100000- 3321: iPhone/iPad

Are you watching Live Streaming HotStar App through? HotStar Not playing Video? Try following terms

Just Note: You can access HotStar video streaming service online on the Web browser and Application through. It means, HotStar won’t play video on the browser then you should switch on Application or in case HotStar App video not playing then you can move on PC/ Mac browser such as Safari, Google Chrome.

You Should have Both App and iOS/iPadOS Updated to the Latest Version of iOS. Follow the below steps for Update your System and App.

Error on Video From Hotstart iPhone iPad app
Error on Video From Hotstart iPhone iPad app

1) Update your Hotstart App from App Store on iPhone/iPad

  • Launch App Store on iPhone/iPad > Search Hotstart > Tap on Update if any Update will available Otherwise you will see Open Button only. (You can check or investigate in Detail with App Version currently installed on your iPhone/iPad)

    Update Hotstar App on iPhone and iPad
    Update Hotstar App on iPhone and iPad

2) Update your iOS device

  • You can also update your iPhone to the lateset version because Outdated iOS will not compatible with the Latest Hotstart app. Go to the Settings app > General > Software Update > Download and Install if any Update is available.

    Download and Install New Software Update on iPhone and iPad
    Download and Install New Software Update on iPhone and iPad

3) Delete and Re-Install Hotstart App [Must Need] – Found Helpful

Sometimes Core Update in App Doesn’t Overrddie iOS file system, Even After hard Reboot the Device. In that case, We have to Re-Install Hotstart App on your iPhone. That Means Delete or Uninstall App from your iPhone/iPad screen and Download Fresh copy of Hotstar on your iPhone from App Store.

  1. Find Hotstart App on your iPhone home screen > Touch and Hold on App iconEdit Home Screen” > Tap on “X” Mark To Delete the app.

    Delete Hotstart App on iPhone
    Delete Hotstart App on iPhone
  2. Now, Open App Store > Search Hotstart App on App Store > Tap on Cloud icon to Re-Download app. That’s it. Once it installed, Open from the home screen.

    ReDownload Hotstart App on iPhone
    ReDownload Hotstart App on iPhone
  3. Lastly, Sign in your Hotstart App Using your Mobile number Verification or Hotstart Login Details. That’s very Easy.

Force Quit Hotstar App and Open again

  • First Double click the home button (Home button iPhone) or Swipe Up finer to Open App Switcher screen and open multitasking Screen then Swipe up HotStar App to force close. Now Launch HotStar App back to Watch Video, Movies, TV Show, etc.

Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]
Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]
Get more here how to force quit App in iOS

Make sure your phone is connected to Good signals Wi-Fi network

If you’re watching video on Cellular Data plan or Instant HotSpot then in both cases you should run video playback faster with 4G or LTE data.

  • Might be WiFi Dropping and Disconnecting itself,
    • Reset All Settings: Reset All Settings required to fix some issues or Software bugs. This option will not Remove or Erase the Contacts, Media files, Apps & Data, Messages, and Mail. This option will Reset the Settings only. Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings (Enter passcode) > Your iPhone will reboot once. Enter the WiFi password and connect to WiFi and Try to use Hotstar without any error.
    • Remove VPN: If your iPhone/iPad installed VPN to access Hotstart on other countries, then you have to Remove VPN or Uninstalled VPN Profile from the Settings. Go to the Settings app on iPhone > General < VPN > Disable VPN toggle and Tap on (i) and Delete VPN profile from your iPhone.
  • To change data speed – Open Settings App – Tap Cellular or Mobile – now Tap Cellular/ Mobile Data Option – now you can see an option to change data speed.

Force Restart your Phone

Way to Force Restart For iPhone XR/ XS/ XS Max/ X/ iPhone 8/ iPhone 8 Plus users:

  1. First of all – Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button then
  2. Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button then
  3. in last Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen after Black screen.


  • For iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus users: Press and hold on Sleep/Wake (Power) + Volume Down (-) button at simultaneously until your Phone Show Apple Logo after screen black.
  • For iPhone 6S/6(Plus) and old iPhone users: Pressing and holding on Sleep/Wake + Home button at the same time until you see Apple logo after Black screen.

HotStar Video not playing on the Mobile browser through? Use bottom Trick to Fix

Fix #1- Cookies for any browser must be enabled

To watching premium content on your Apple phone – Cookies must be enabled on the Web browser. So make sure that Cookies are enabled on your Safari, Google Chrome web browser. If it is disabled, please do turn On.

 Fix #2- make Sure you’re Signed in HotStar service with correct Subscriber credentials

Go to My Account Section and check your credential details for subscription status. In case, your Payment pending or low balance affected by HotStar Digital Video Streaming service.

Fix #3 HotStar Subscription allow only Single Screen Viewing

If you’re watching videos as a HotStar premium subscriber and unable to play video playback then you should ensure that you’re not playing video from any other device. in more, Flash player needs to be enabled to play video smoothly. If you haven’t enabled Flash player then turn on it and retry.

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