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Hotstar Step-by-Step Guide

How do I activate my Hotstar account?

You will receive a unique promo code via SMS through your registered mobile number. Simply follow these steps to activate your Hotstar access (valid for 12 months): 

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your mobile number.
  3. Enter the 4-digit code (OTP) sent by Hotstar.
  4. Enter your unique promo code and click on “Apply”.
  5. Download the Hotstar app or visit to start watching.

Hotstar Activation

How do I log in to Hotstar?

For mobile devices:

Step 1: Tap on the top left menu and select “Login”.

How do I log in to Hotstar Step 1

Step 2: Enter your mobile number, followed by the 4-digit code sent to you by SMS right after. You will be logged in once that is done!

How do I log in to Hotstar Step 2

For StarHub TV+ Box:

Hotstar is available as a pre-loaded app on your StarHub TV+ Box, so no action is needed from you. Do ensure that your StarHub TV+ Box has been updated to the latest firmware version 1.2.1 or higher. Alternatively, you may check for system update via the following steps:

1) Go to Android TV Settings

2) Go to Device Preferences

3) Go to About

4) Go to System update

5) Select Check for update

How to access Hotstar on your StarHub TV+ Box?

You can access the Hotstar app on your StarHub TV+ Box via any of the following 3 ways:

a) Home Screen – Featured Apps

b) Home Screen – Banner

c) Apps & Games Section

Note: To sign in to the Hotstar app on the StarHub TV+ Box, you will first need to activate your Hotstar account via StarHub App.

How do I access Hotstar via mobile device?

You can download the Hotstar app on Google Play Store or App Store or visit

Am I able to enjoy Hotstar on TV using Chromecast?

Yes! If you have a Chromecast device or a TV with built in Chromecast, you can cast Hotstar from your mobile device to your TV. For instructions on how to cast content to your TV, please visit here.