How do you watch HD movies online?


Quick Answer

To watch HD movies online, sign up for a video streaming service and select a plan that offers HD streaming. Netflix, Amazon Video and Hulu are examples of services that offer HD streaming.

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To watch HD movies on Netflix, run through the following steps.

  1. Log into an account
  2. Log into a valid Netflix account. Only Netflix subscribers can access content on the service.

  3. Choose a plan
  4. Netflix offers one-screen, two-screen and four-screen viewing plans. It does not offer HD streaming on its one-screen plan, so one-screen users must upgrade their accounts.

  5. Adjust the settings
  6. Go to the settings menu in the Netflix account. Choose the high option in the data usage menu.

  7. Play video on a compatible device
  8. Users can only access HD video on devices that are capable of playing in HD format.

Amazon Video offers HD video playback for certain devices. To watch HD movies online through Amazon Video, be sure that Amazon supports HD video for the playback device of choice. It supports HD format for PC computers, Kindle Fire phones and tablets, Amazon Fire TV devices, iOS devices, gaming consoles and smart TVs and Blu-ray players. It does not support HD playback for older Fire devices, Mac computers or Android devices.

To play HD movies on Hulu, run through the following steps.

  1. Subscribe to Hulu
  2. HD video is only available to Hulu subscribers.

  3. Select the HD option
  4. Go to the movies menu and check off the HD filter.

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