Watch our video on how to fix a Tesco Hudl with a frozen screen:
Your Hudl should automatically find the update and ask if you would like to download it. But if it doesn’t you should hit the Apps button, scroll to Settings, navigate down to About tablet (which is at the bottom of the settings menu) and then hit Hudl updates followed by Check now.
Your Hudl will then scan for updates. If there’s a new one available it’ll provide the following message:
There’s a new update waiting for your Hudl, containing the following: Upgrade to Hudl version 1.3.1. This upgrade brings you all of the latest and greatest Google app updates, plus a new option in your Hudl’s Display settings that lets users reset their touch screen to improve its responsiveness if required.
All you need to do is press Download. This will update your tablet with all the latest software and fixes including the screen fix. Once it’s all downloaded the Hudl will reboot. This process may take a few minutes, especially if you have a slow internet connection.
How to apply the Tesco Hudl fix
Downloading the update is not the end of the story. The update will have placed a new button in the tablet’s Display Settings which, once activated, should resolve your frozen Hudl woes.
To navigate to this start by pressing Apps, then scroll along to Settings, thenDisplay. At the bottom of this menu is a new button that says Reset touch screen. Press it and then follow the instructions – you’ll be asked to lay the tablet flat, before pressing Reset screen. The process should take just a few seconds and should mean that you’re tablet’s freeze free from now on.
What to do if you still have Tesco Hudl problems
We’ve not experienced any issues with our Hudl since we applied the above fix. However, if you do, please tell us about any continuing Hudl trouble in the comments section below.
We were also able to speak to a Tesco representative who told us that Tesco will allow for a refund or exchange if customers are not happy with the fix. So again, please let us know if you have any issues on that front too.