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How to Watch HBO Max On LG Smart TV

Sit back and relax watching HBO Max on your LG Smart TV using screen share.

HBO Max is a streaming platform where the media library is filled with HBO and Warner Bros contents. It includes movies, series, exclusive originals, and much more entertainment stuff. Notably, HBO Max also streams contents from DC Comics. The following section shows how to Watch HBO Max on LG Smart TV.

Launched in May 2020, HBO Max is available on few platforms. It doesn’t include LG Smart TV. In terms of Smart TV, it supports only Samsung models and the Sony TV models, which run on Android OS. If you’re an LG TV user, you need to rely on the screen mirroring method to watch HBO Max contents on your TV. Here are the platforms which officially supports HBO Max:

  • Android mobiles and tablets
  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
  • Apple TV 4th generation and later
  • Browsers on Windows and Mac
  • Android TV (including Sony models released in 2016 and later)
  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Samsung TV (2016 and later models)
  • Chromecast

Watch HBO Max on LG Smart TV (via Screen Share)

Make sure the LG smart TV and the casting device (Android mobile or tablet) are connected to the same WiFi network. You can’t use iPhone or iPad as Apple don’t support mirroring screen on streaming devices except for Apple TV.

Step 1: Switch on your LG smart TV.

Step 2: Click on the home button.

Home button - HBO Max On LG Smart TV

Step 3: Select Screen Share.

Screen share - HBO Max On LG Smart TV

Step 4: Swipe down the Notification panel and select the Cast icon.

You can also find the Cast menu from the Settings. The settings may slightly vary from device to device, but the process is the same.

Step 5: Now select your LG smart TV from the list.

Step 6: After mirroring your screen, open the HBO Max on your smartphone.


Step 7: Select the media you want to play. It will appear on the TV screen.

HBO max homepage - HBO Max On LG Smart TV

Watch HBO Max on LG smart TV using an iOS device

This method is applicable only to LG smart TV models launched after 2019.

[1] Open the App Store on your iOS device.

[2] Download and install HBO Max from the App store.


[3] Open the HBO Max app and stream the media that you want.

[4] Click on the Airplay icon on the media player.

Note: Make sure both LG smart TV and your iOS device are connected to the same WiFi Network.

[5] Select your LG Smart TV from the list of available devices.

[6] Now, you can stream all the HBO Max movies and TV shows on your LG Smart TV.


If you’re not able to use the methods mentioned above, you can use streaming devices like Android TV Box, Chromecast, and Apple TV. These devices support downloading the native HBO Max app. By downloading it, you can stream all the contents with ease.

These are some of the ways to watch HBO Max on LG Smart TV. Let us know what you think about the article in the comment section below. For more updates, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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