“The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.”
- Howard Dietz
And when it is about entertainment, Disney+ Hotstar seems to be the ‘king of content’.
If we go by numbers, Disney+ Hotstar has approx. 46.4 million subscribers as of 2021.
Isn’t that huge?
That’s the reason, people are looking for information to access Disney+ Hotstar on different devices and if you keep looking for it on the internet, you may find it in bits and pieces and that too not in-depth.
Keeping that in mind, this guide has all the information compiled at one place that is going to help you with Disney+ Hotstar login and how to access it on different devices.
Disney Plus- An Introduction
Disney Plus (Disney+) needs no introduction; an American subscription video-on-demand over-the-top streaming service that got popular really quickly within two years of its launch. So, if you are into watching movies, sports, TV shows, or web series; Disney plus is the treasure you are going to cherish forever. But for that, you will need to have a subscription to this online streaming service and log in to your Disney plus account. Moreover, the good thing is you can log in to Disney plus on different devices, so even if you are someone who loves to watch things on the big screen, there is scope for you.
Stick to the guide if you want to get complete information about Disney Plus signup and login on different devices.
Signing Up for Disney+ Hotstar
If you want to sign up for Disney Plus to get access to unlimited entertainment, here are the steps you need to follow:
On a browser
- Go to the official website of Disney Plus
- Hit the login button in the top-right
- And there you can sign up using your phone number, email or Facebook account.
On Mobile device
- No matter if you are using Android or iPhone, just download the Disney Plus app from Play Store or Apple Store.
- After installing the app, you can simply sign up using your phone number, email or Facebook account.
On Other Devices like TV, PS4, or XBox Live
- Just download and install the Disney Plus app on your Smart TV, PS4 or XBox Live.
- Once the installation is complete, you can simply sign up using your phone number, email, or Facebook account.
How to Login to Disney+ Hotstar on TV?
Most of us prefer to watch movies, TV shows, or series on the big screen and even TVs have gotten smarter these days, so why not. If you own a smart TV, Disney Plus comes pre-installed most of the time or you can just go to the Apps section, find the app, and download & install it on your TV.
Note- Earlier you were required to enter an 8-digit verification code at disneyplus.com/begin to log in to your Disney+ Hotstar account; now the process is no longer the same.
Follow the steps listed underneath to log in to your Disney+ Hotstar account on your Smart TV:
- Turn on your Smart TV and launch the Disney+ Hotstar app.
- In the ‘My Account’ section, you will see the option ‘Login’, click that.
- Then, enter the phone number that you want to use to log in to Disney Plus and begin your journey
- Enter the verification code that you have received on your phone number.
- Once you enter the correct verification code, you will be allowed to successfully log in.
The steps mentioned above are the same as logging in to Disney+ Hotstar on any smart TV model.
Want to Access Disney+ Hotstar on Roku TV?
To access Disney+ Hotstar on Roku TV, a different set of steps has to be followed, keep on reading to know more about the login process of Disney+ Hotstar:
- Connect the Roku device to the HDMI port of your TV and launch Roku.
- Click on ‘Streaming Channels’ in the Home section.
- Search for the Hotstar app and click on ‘Add Channel’ to install Hotstar on Roku.
- Now, launch Hotstar on Roku and go to ‘My Account’ and an activation code will show up on the screen.
- Go to the login link of disneyplus.com to start streaming movies and series.
- Type in the email address and password and then click on ‘Log in’.
- Enter the activation code and click on ‘Activate’.
How to Login to Disney Plus on PS4?
Gaming consoles are always in demand and what is better than streaming all your Disney+ Hotstar movies, shows, and series on your PS4 alongside the game you are playing.
Here is how you can log in to Disney+ Hotstar on PS4:
- On your PS4/PS5, go to the Playstation store.
- From the store, you have to download the Disney + application.
- Once the app is completely downloaded, click on the R2 button to exit the screen.
- Now you can easily log in by entering your Disney Plus account details i.e. phone number/email address and password.
How to Login to Disney+ Hotstar on Xbox?
Xbox, the popular gaming brand created by Microsoft, lets you experience the new generation of entertainment and games. Not only this, but Xbox also offers streaming services and that is when Disney+ Hotstar comes into the picture. You can stream as many shows as you want on your Xbox. Here is all that you need to do:
- Download the Disney+ Hotstar app from the Microsoft store.
- Go to the ‘My Games and Apps’ section to log in to your Disney+ Hotstar account
- Enter your log-in information in the respective text fields.
- Start streaming your favourite shows, movies, and series on Hotstar.
How to Login to Disney+ Hotstar on Mobile?
While some prefer to watch it on the big screen like Smart TV, on the other hand, some like to watch their favorite content on their mobile screens to keep themselves entertained throughout their journey, in case they are traveling.
If that is the case with you, here are some easy-breezy steps to log in to Disney+ Hotstar on your smartphone:
- Be it Android or iPhone, download and install the Disney+ Hotstar app from their respective play stores. Here are the links- Disney+ Hotstar – Apps on Google Play
- Once the app is successfully installed, launch it and select your language to proceed, tap ‘Continue’.
- Then you will see the subscription packages that you can choose from and if you are already subscribed, you can directly tap ‘Log In’.
Alternatively, you can tap ‘Log In’ from the menu given on the left of the screen.
- Now you will get three options to log in to your Disney+ Hotstar account: use your phone number, email address, or Facebook account.
- After that, you will get the 4-digit code on your phone number or email address that you have to enter to successfully log in. In case, you have opted for the Facebook account option, you will be asked to sign in to it.
That’s how easy it is to log in to your Disney+ Hotstar account on a mobile device.
Not Able to Sign in to Disney+ Hotstar? Get Onto the Troubleshooting Lane
There are times when you find it difficult to log in to Disney+ Hotstar; this can happen on any device that you are using to log in to your account.
No matter what device you are using to log in, there are some general troubleshooting steps that you can follow to get rid of the minor technical glitches.
General Troubleshooting to Fix Login Issues with Disney+ Hotstar
Check the Internet
First things first, you need to ensure the internet is working fine and is giving you the required speed to use the Disney+ Hotstar website or app. If the website is not loading, or you are not able to launch the home page of the app, the chances are you are connected to a poor network; so, switch to a different one and see if that helps.
Check if the App is Updated
If you haven’t updated the Disney+ Hotstar app for long, this can be one reason for not being able to log in. You can go to the Play Store of your device and get the latest version of the app installed. After that, see if the log-in issue got resolved.
Some More Troubleshooting
The above steps will take a few minutes to know if there is something minor that was causing the login glitch with Disney+ Hotstar; if that didn’t help, fret no more, there are a lot more things that you can do to be able to access Disney+ Hotstar again.
Uninstall and Reinstall the App
Uninstalling and reinstalling any app seems to be working in most cases to fix the login issues. So, just long press the Disney+ Hotstar app and uninstall it completely or follow the right steps for your device. And then visit the Play Store of your device, search for the app, reinstall it. Try to log in again once the app gets completely installed.
Clear the Cache and the Data
Caches are non-essential files that get accumulated over time; clearing them can clear some space from the device and might help in fixing the issue if less storage space was the issue. Go to the Settings section of your device and look for the ‘Disney+ Hotstar app to clear the cache.
If that doesn’t help, you can clear the data and then log in again. Clearing the data will completely log you out of the app and then you start afresh.
Log Out of Disney+ Hotstar App from Other Devices
If you are already logged into your Disney+ Hotstar account on one or more devices, this can also be the reason why you are not able to log in on the device you are currently using. Log out of all the devices where you are signed in to your Disney+ Hotstar account, and then retry to access it on the current device. Now, for this, you don’t need to use every device to log out individually, just take one of them, and follow these steps:
- Go to ‘Account Profile’ and click on ‘Character’
- Then go to ‘Settings’ and click on the ‘Registered Devices’.
- Click on the option- ‘Remove all Devices’; doing this will log you out of all the devices.
- Now, you can try to log in again on the device you want to stream the Hotstar content.
Where do I enter the code for Disney Plus com begin?
Earlier, you were required to go to this link- disneyplus.com login/begin to log in to Disney+. But now if you want to log in to any device, just enter your phone number or email address and enter the 4-digit code that you have received there.
How do I get a Disney Plus code?
To get the Disney+ Hotstar code to login, you will need to enter either your phone number or email address and there you will receive the code via text message or mail respectively, enter the same on the login screen and you will be allowed to successfully log in.