How to watch Hotstar outside India

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What is Hotstar?

Hotstar is an Indian branded subscription service that has on-demand video like any other streaming service. Hotstar holds all the fan favourite Hindi shows. This streaming service is owned by Star India and Disney where the two services have combined to stream movies and tv shows.

Hotstar holds many favourites such as Criminal Justice, Special Ops and Out of Love, with each bringing their audience on a journey. There is an added bonus with a Hotstar subscription where you will hold access to the entire Disney+ catalog. This allows you to watch the classics like The Shape of Water, Hamilton and Ford V Ferrari. The content provided is very engaging for viewers where they are eager to repeatedly re-watch the shows and movies.

Hotstar holds limited access to viewers and to those outside of India who want to watch their content but StreamLocator has provided a solution to the fans.

How can I watch Hotstar from outside of India?

StreamLocator provides a unique system where Hotstar will think you are in India no matter your location.

This system provides the easy ability to watch any show or movie as if you are watching content from your own country.

No complicated settings or software installation required

With StreamLocator, there is no software to install on your device and no switch of server settings. The system works quietly in the background once it is activated.

StreamLocator works with any wifi enabled devices portable device, as well as streaming services like Fire TV, Roku devices, Apple TV and even smart TV’s.

StreamLocator will have the same connectivity as your existing WiFi and can connect to as many devices as needed. Each device accesses different services in a different country and StreamLocator makes the location switch.

The hardware is included with the subscription and plugs into any available port of your existing WiFi router. StreamLocator does not affect internet speed nor does it interfere with any other online activities.

How to watch Hotstar outside of India

Hotstar uses geolocation technology to ensure viewers use the service within their own regions. This forms a challenge to watch shows that are only available in different countries.

Normally, people choose to activate a VPN allowing access to their favourite shows.

StreamLocator does not require any change to complicated DNS settings or installing VPN apps on every single device. Installing StreamLocator within your home allows an easy switch of your location and you can access shows as if you are watching content from your own country.

How to register for Hotstar from outside of India

To access Hotstar, you will need an Indian phone number and payment method to proceed with a subscription.

This is where StreamLocator comes in. Once you have a Hotstar account StreamLocator will make Hotstar think you are located in India so you can login and watch from any location, and on any device.

Do you need a VPN or DNS to watch Hotstar from outside India?

Typically, people use VPN’s and DNS services as a workaround for masking locations or making servers see them in another country. You would have had to use one of those options to access geographically restricted viewing.

StreamLocator has a unique service where our system combines multiple methods of accessing servers or switching your location. Our system saves the trouble of needing other services or messing around with apps or configurations to access your favourite shows.

How to unblock Hotstar

StreamLocator unblocks Hotstar once the smart router is plugged in and your account is registered with the streaming service.

If there is no immediate connection or you are redirected to your country’s version, browse to the router panel and click the streaming tab. There is a list of countries to choose from and once you select India, you are connected.

Does StreamLocator allow me to watch Hotstar for free?

Hotstar is a paid service and will require a paid subscription - It rolls on a month-to-month and allows flexibility for your payments.