HBO Max is a streaming platform offered by Warner Media that features 10,000 hours of premium content. If you’re a Smart TV user, you access HBO Max simply by downloading the app from the respective store. What to do when you have non-smart TV? The best way to watch HBO Max on your TV is by using Chromecast with Google TV. The Google TV will convert your non-smart TV into an Android-powered Smart TV.
Download and Watch HBO Max on Google TV
Running on Android TV OS, Google TV lets you download apps from the built-in Google Play Store. It means that you can download and stream HBO Max with ease.
#1 Connect Google TV to your TV and then launch it.
#2 Navigate to the Search menu and then type HBO Max.
#3 Select the app from the search results and click Install.
#4 Wait for the app until it installs on your TV.
#5 Launch the app and sign-in with the HBO Max user account.
Note – The HBO Max subscription costs $14.99/month. If you have subscribed for HBO via any of the TV providers, you can use the same login details to watch HBO Max.
#6 After logging in, select and play the title that you want.
Cast HBO Max to Google TV from Android/iPhone
Since HBO Max has built-in cast support, you can also cast HBO Max media from your Android or iPhone.
#1 Connect your Google TV and HBO Max app installed smartphone to the same network.
#2 Launch the HBO Max app and ensure that you’re logged in.
#3 Tap the Cast icon on the top right corner.
#4 Select your Google TV.
#5 Play the title that you want, and it will stream on the TV.
Sideload HBO Max on Google TV [Outside US]
Those who are residing outside the US can’t access HBO Max due to geo-restriction. In that case, you can make use of the downloader app to install HBO Max.
#1 Install Downloader app on your Google TV.
#2 Navigate to Google TV settings and enable unknown sources permission for Downloader app.
#3 Launch the Downloader app and enter the downloading URL: https://bit.ly/3qCOw6o.
#4 Click the Go option, and the HBO Max apk will download on your Google TV.
#5 After downloading, install it by tapping on the Install option.
#6 After installation, launch it and configure your HBO Max login details to watch media contents.
Note – Despite sideloading it, you need a valid HBO Max account and a good VPN service to stream the contents.