Officially the HBO Max app doesn’t support the LG Smart TV, firestick and ROKU devices. But we can watch HBO MAX on LG smart TV using screen sharing functionality.
The HBO GO app and HBO now app are no longer available on most devices and they have been rebranded as a HBO max. Same as other cable tv providers, HBO also rolled out its own online premium streaming platform named HBO Max.
HBO Max is an internet based streaming platform offered by WarnerMedi and provides the shows for people of all ages. Here users can watch almost 2000 movies and 10,000 hours of premium content , shows, Max Originals, Warner Bros contents, The Big Bang Theory, Wonder Woman, the Studio Ghibli collection, and much more.
If you try to check the HBO Max supporting devices list, it supports almost all devices such as….
- Android TV,
- YouTube TV,
- Apple TV,
- Samsung TVs,
- Google Chromecast,
- Xbox One,
- Android Phone/Tablet (4.1+),
- iPhone/iPad (iOS 8.0+),
- Web Browsers,
- Hulu, AT&T, Altice USA,
- Cox Communications,
- DirecTV/AT&T TV,
- National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC),
- Verizon customers
These are the devices compatible with HBO max app. Unfortunately, HBO Max is not available for LG Smart Tv including Amazon fire stick or in Roku. So, we can’t install HBO Max on LG Smart Tv but it’s also possible to watch HBO max content on LG Tvs with a new trick.
Is It Possible To Install HBO Max On LG Smart TV
As we already said, this service is available for limited platforms. In terms of Smart Tv, HBO max supports only Sony Tv and Samsung Tv models which run on android OS. Additionally, if you have a 2019 model or newer model of LG smart Tv then access to HBO Max on LG TV using the Airplay 2 option. But if you don’t have the latest model of LG tv and iPhone for Airplay 2, then use the streaming devices like Apple TV and Chromecast or Gaming Consoles like PS4 and Xbox One and watch HBBO Max on Lg TV.
Just because it’s declared that when will the hbo max app be available on lg smart tv. So we can’t get HBO max app for LG Smart TV. There is no possible way to install HBO max app or unofficial APK in LG Smart TV via the sideload method.
Different Methods To Watch HBO Max on LG Smart TV
Methods to access HBO max app features on LG tv are different according to the LG smart Tv models. So, here we are listing all possible solutions to get HBO MAX for LG TV and you can follow them according to your own choice.
Tips : If the remote of your LG is not working properly or damaged then check out the tips to turn ON LG smart TV without remote control.
Method 01 Screen Share Method To Watch Watch HBO Max on LG TV ( For Android )
This section is only and only for android devices ((Smartphone/Tablet) users. You can’t apply this technique using your iOS devices (iPad/iPhone).
Please Note: Before going to jump into the solution, connect the both LG smart TV and android device on the same wi-fi network.
- Power ON your LG smart TV and click on the “home” button from LG remote control.
- Now select the Screen Share option from the available shortcuts.
- Next, come to the android device, swipe down the Notification panel and select the “Cast” icon. Or open the “settings” option >> “Display” >>> find the Cast option. But the “settings” may slightly vary from device to device.
- Now select your LG smart TV name or model number from the list.
- Now your LG Tv will start connecting with the device and you will be able to see your mobile phone’s screen on TV.
- After successful mirroring your mobile screen, open the HBO Max on your android Smartphone, enter your account credentials and start playing any video from the app.
- Play any video that you want and It will directly display on the TV screen.
In this way we can watch HBO max video contents on LG Smart TV via android screen mirroring feature.
Method02 Watch HBO Max on LG smart TV using Airplay [ For iOS device ]
Older models of LG smart TVs don’t support the iOS devices. But if you have the latest LG smart tv then follow this method using iPhone or other iOS devices.
- 2018 and earlier LG Smart TVs models don’t allow screen mirroring directly from iPhones/iPads.
- Make sure both LG smart TV and your iOS devices are connected on the same WiFi Network.
- Simply open the App Store on your iOS device.
- Download and install the latest HBO Max app from the App store.
- After installation, launch the HBO Max app and play any video content that you want to watch on LG smart tv.
- Just click on the Airplay icon from the media player.
- Now select the LG Smart TV from the list for casting through the iPhone.
- Done!!! Now you can watch or stream all the HBO Max contents on your LG Smart TV.
Method03 Watch HBOX MAX Videos On LG TV Using Apple T
- Simply connect the Apple TV on your LG Smart TV.
- Turn on your Apple TV and go to the App Store to download HBO max app for LG smart TV.
- Type HBO Max in the search bar and add it from the Apple store.
- Open the HBO Max App and then enter your subscription account details.
- Now, watch HBO Max on LG TV without any issue.
In this way we can use screen mirroring or cast screen feature to mirror android or iOS devices to watch HBO max on LG Smart Tv models. Just because, HBO max doesn’t support LG Tv and there is no official announcement about when will hbo max be available on lg smart tv. These are possible methods only. Alternatively, you can use Android TV Box, Chromecast, and Apple TV to access HBO max features on LG Tv. These streaming devices support the native HBO max app. But, we can’t directly install the HBO max app on LG smart TV in any condition.