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How to Install and Watch HBO Max on Chromecast with Google TV

Get Google TV and stream all your favorite HBO contents including TV shows, movies, and Max Originals.

Key Highlights

  • To Install HBO Max on Google TV: Turn on your TV → Home ScreenSearch bar Search for HBO MaxInstallOpenActivateDone.

HBO Max is a Premium streaming app with a collection of must-see TV shows, movies, and even originals. From March 2023, HBO Max was rebranded to Max in collaboration with Discovery Plus. The Google Play Store offers the HBO Max app for installation on Google TV. By installing HBO Max on Google TV, you can watch all your favorites in one place.

With Max on Google TV, you can have up to 5 separate viewing profiles for a customized experience. Download content from Max and watch them offline on your Google TV. Max is available only in certain countries, such as the US and Latin America. Let’s see the ways to stream Max on Google TV.

Plans and Pricing

HBO Max, aka Max, offers three different streaming plans for users. You can choose them based on your preferences.

With ads$9.99$99.99
Ultimate ad- free$19.99$199.99

On all three plans, you can enjoy 4K Ultra HD streaming and offline download. HBO Max does not provide free trial options for subscribers.

How to Get HBO Max on Google TV

1. Navigate to the home screen of Google TV and select the Search icon.

Select Search apps on Google TV

2. Type HBO Max on the search bar and choose the Max app.

3. Tap Install to install HBO Max on your TV.

4. Select Open to launch the app on your Google TV.

How to Activate HBO Max on Google TV

1. Open the HBO Max app on your TV and hit the Sign in option.

2. Note down the Activation Code displayed on Google TV.

3. Visit the activation site of HBO Max from the browser of your smartphone or PC.

4. Enter the code shown on the TV and click Continue.

Enter the activation code and click continue

5. Finally, Log in with your account details and complete the activation process.

How to Stream HBO Max from Smartphone

Note: Max has the inbuilt cast option, which helps you to stream the content directly from your smartphone to Google TV.

1. Connect your Google TV and smartphone to the same WiFi network.

2. Download HBO Max from App Store or Play Store on your smartphone.

Get HBO Max from Play Store

3. Launch the app and sign in to your account.

4. Tap on the Cast icon in the top right corner of the home screen of HBO Max.

Click on cast icon on Peacock TV

5. Select your Google TV from the available devices.

6. Now, play any desired content on HBO Max and watch them on your TV.

How to Stream HBO Max from PC

1. Make sure your PC and your Google TV are connected to the same WiFi network.

2. Open the HBO Max website on your desired browser and click Sign in.

Click on Sign in Option

3. Enter the necessary credentials and hit Sign in.

4. Now, you can stream your favorite from HBO Max and move the cursor over the video player to get the player controls.

5. Select the Cast icon from the upper right corner and click on your Google TV from the available devices.

6. Now, you can watch Max on your Google TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is HBO Max available on Google TV?

Yes, HBO Max is available on Google TV. You can directly download the app on Google TV from Play Store and enjoy content in HDR resolution.

Why HBO Max on Google TV not working?

There are various reasons why HBO Max is not working on Google TV. You can try some of the troubleshooting methods.
1. Try Updating the HBO Max app.
2. Check if the Max server is down.
3. Checking your Network connection.
4. Updating your Chromecast with Google TV.
5. Try resetting your Chromecast with Google TV.

Why does the black screen appear on HBO Max on Google TV?

The black screen on HBO Max may be due to poor internet connectivity, Geographically restricted regions, etc. You can fix the black screen on HBO Max easily by following some simple steps such as Fixing the network connection, updating the app, etc.

Does Max work with Google TV?

Yes, You can use Max on your Google TV, and it does work well.

Why can’t I install HBO Max on Google TV?

You may have the older version of Google TV, which doesn’t support HBO Max. You can try updating the TV firmware and clearing the cache on the Play Store of your Google TV.

How do I install HBO Max on Android TV?

YOu can get the HBO Max app on your Android TV from the Play Store
1. On your Android TV, head to the home screen and go to Play Store.
2. Type HBO Max on the search bar.
3. Select the official HBO Max app and click on Install. HBO Max is now installed on your Android TV.

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