AirPlay or mirror your screen on your TV

AirPlay video

You can use AirPlay to stream HBO Max from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV. Here's how:

  1. Connect your iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.
  2. Make sure you have the latest software on your devices. To find out how, see Get help with AirPlay.
  3. On your Apple TV, make sure AirPlay is turned on in Settings > AirPlay. For more info, see AirPlay settings on Apple TV.
  4. Open HBO Max on your iPhone or iPad and start playing a video.
  5. Tap the screen to see the player controls.
  6. Tap the AirPlay icon at the top of the screen (next to the volume control).
  7. Tap the device that you want to AirPlay to.

To find out how to stream video from your Mac to your Apple TV, see Apple's How to AirPlay video article.

An HBO Max app is available for Apple TV (4th gen or later).

Mirror your screen

To mirror what's on your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV, do the following:

  1. Connect your iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV.
  2. Open the Control Center (swipe up from the bottom edge on iPhone 8 or earlier, or swipe down from the upper-right corner on iPhone X or later).
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring.
  4. Tap the device that you want to AirPlay to.

For more help, see Apple's Mirror your iOS screen article.