Chromecast HBO Max to your TV

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

Which device are you casting from?

Phone or tablet

Here's how to cast HBO Max from your phone or tablet (iOS or Android) 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 phone or tablet are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Open HBO Max on your phone or tablet and start watching something.
  4. In the top-right, tap the Google Cast button.
    Cast button missing? See the Troubleshooting section below.
  5. Tap the device that you want to cast to.

Once connected, HBO Max should play on your TV. To stop casting, tap the Cast button again and then tap Disconnect.

If you need help, go to Google's Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps article or see the Troubleshooting section below.

Computer

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

  1. Set up Chromecast using your Android or iOS device.
  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 screen, click the Google Cast button.
    Cast button missing? Go to Google's Missing the Cast button? article.
  5. Choose the device that you want to cast to.

Once connected, HBO Max should play on your TV. To stop casting, choose the Cast button again and then choose the device you're casting to.

For more help, go to Google's Cast from Chrome to your TV page.

Troubleshooting

iOS: Cast button missing

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

Try casting using the Google Home app. Here's how:

  1. Make sure your Chromecast and your phone or tablet 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.

For more help, go to Chromecast Help:

Skip/Skip Intro Missing?
If the Skip or Skip Intro button isn't available on your phone or tablet when casting, update the HBO Max app.