HOOQ Digital Pte Ltd

(India) How do I sign up for a paid subscription using your iOS device?

Getting HOOQ’d to a paid subscription is easy as pie. Read on to know more. :)
You can pay for a HOOQ subscription through these methods:
  • Via iOS in-app purchase
  • Credit and Debit Cards (We accept Visa and MasterCard)
  • PayTM Wallet
  • Ola Money
  • Amazon Pay
  • Google Play - available only on Android
  • Net Banking
  • Carrier Billing (Idea, Vodafone)
  • Subscribe or access HOOQ through our partners: ACT, Airtel, Hotstar and Micromax
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick in-app purchase
How much does it cost? Click here to check our price rates.

To pay via iTunes billing (using your Apple ID):

  1. Make sure you're connected to the internet, and then open the HOOQ app. 
  2. Select "Log In" on the upper right corner.
  3. Tap "Sign up" at the bottom of the screen.
  4. To sign up using your mobile number:
    • Tap the down arrow then select your country code.
    • Enter your mobile number in the specified box.
    • Tap “Done”.
    • Select “YES” to confirm that you entered the right mobile number.
      • You’ll receive a 6-digit OTP verification code via text message.
      • If you don't receive a code within a few minutes, tap "Resend Code".
    • Enter the verification code, then hit “Next”.
    • Enter your email address and then tap “Start your trial now”.
  5. To sign up using your email address:
    • Select “Skip”.
    • Enter your email address in the field provided.
    • Tap “Start your trial now”.
    • Open your inbox, look for the email from HOOQ then confirm your email address.
      • If you don’t receive the email within a few minutes, tap “Resend Email”.
    • Go back to the HOOQ app, then tap “I have verified”.
  6. Once you’re on the Discover page, tap on the “ME” icon at the upper right corner of your screen.
  7. Select “Subscription”, then tap “Subscribe to watch”.
  8. Select "See all plans" to view all the plans or prices (including benefits).
  9. Tap "Buy Now" to choose the package that you prefer.
    • If this is your first time to subscribe, you can get a 90-day subscription for INR89 (after the first 3 months, recurring subscription costs INR89 per month).
  10. Make sure that your iTunes credentials/payment details are entered, then tap “Confirm”.
    • You need your iOS in-app purchases enabled for the payment to push through. Click here to know what to do if you get a message that in-app purchases are not allowed.
    • This will be charged towards the payment method you set up for your Apple ID/iTunes account. Please ensure that you’re using an iTunes account that's local to your country of registration. You’ll be prompted to switch to a local iTunes account if you’re not using one.
  11. Follow the prompts until you get a confirmation that your payment is successful.

Please click on the type of device you'll use and then follow the steps:


  • Via Airtel Xstream: Airtel Customer Care would love to give you more info. Click here then go to Contact Us, or send them an e-mail at 121@airtel.com
  • Via ACT Fibernet: Get in touch with ACT support through one of their channels below to learn more:
  • Via Hotstar: Visit the Hotstar website for info on the Hotstar App or send them an e-mail at hello@hotstar.com.
  • Via Micromax: Subscribe through the HOOQ content notification that will be sent to your Micromax mobile. You can contact Micromax for more info.
  • Via Amazon Pay: Subscribe to a 90-day subscription for INR89 via the Amazon Pay app. Simply go the section, “Exciting Offers on Amazon Pay Partners”, select “HOOQ subscription”, and follow the prompts to process your payment and purchase.

  1. Link your account to your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
  2. Once you’re on the Discover page, select the “Me” tab.
  3. Choose “Subscription”, then “Subscribe Now”.
  4. Choose the package that you prefer, then select “Yes, I want to subscribe”.
  5. Payment will be made through your Amazon Pay account. Choose your preferred payment method, then select “Done”.
  6. Check the Subscription and Transaction History for confirmation of your purchase.

Already have a HOOQ account? You'll simply need to renew your subscription.

Note: If you're currently subscribed to a partner plan, you won't be able to purchase another partner plan unless you use a different mobile number/email to sign up a new account.

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