Cast to your TV using Chromecast

You can use Chromecast to cast HBO Max from your computer, phone, or tablet to your TV.

Cast from HBO Max app

You can cast HBO Max from your iOS or Android device to your TV. Here's how:

  1. Set up Chromecast on your Android or iOS device (go to Google's Set up your Chromecast device article and choose Android or iPhone & iPad).
  2. Make sure your Chromecast and your Android or iOS device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Open HBO Max on your iOS or Android device and start watching something.
  4. At the top right of the video player, tap the Google Cast button.
    No Cast button? See iOS: No Cast button or try casting from the Google Home app (on Android).
  5. Tap the device that you want to cast to. Once connected, video should play on your TV.

When you're done casting, tap the Cast button (top-right corner) and then tap Disconnect.

If you need help, please see Google's Chromecast troubleshooter.

Cast from your computer

Here's how to cast HBOMax.com from your computer to your TV:

  1. Set up Chromecast on your Android or iOS device (go to Google's Set up your Chromecast device article and choose Android or iPhone & iPad).
  2. Make sure your Chromecast and your computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Open the Chrome browser on your computer and go to HBOMax.com.
  4. Start watching something and then in the lower-right corner of the video player, click the Google Cast button.
  5. Choose the device that you want to cast to. Once connected, video should play on your TV.

To stop casting, choose the Cast button again and then choose the device you're casting to.

For additional help, go to Chromecast Help.

iOS: No Cast button

If the Google Cast button is missing, you may need to adjust your iOS settings. Here's how:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings, then scroll down and select HBO Max.
  2. Make sure Bluetooth and Local Network are both turned on.
  3. Close HBO Max and reopen the app.

It may take a minute for the Cast button to appear.

Cast from Google Home app

Here's how to cast HBO Max using the Google Home app on your Android device:

  1. Make sure your Chromecast and your Android device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the Google Home app on your phone or tablet.
  3. Tap the device that you want to cast to.
  4. Tap Cast my screen > Cast screen.
  5. Once your screen appears on your TV, open HBO Max and start streaming.

To learn more or get help, please see Chromecast Help: