Installing the HBO Max app on your Samsung Smart TV shouldn’t be difficult if you know how to go about it.
This article provides a simple description of where to find the HBO Max app and how to install it on your Samsung Smart TV.
HBO Max On Samsung Smart TV
HBO Max is a subscription-based streaming service mostly compatible with Samsung Smart TVs.
You can get HBO Max on your Samsung Smart TV by:
1. Downloading and installing the app on your TV
2. Using HBO mobile app with Apple AirPlay
3. Using HBO mobile app with Google Chromecast
4. Using a laptop PC with HDMI
5. Using a USB flash drive
Method #1: Download HBO Max on Samsung Smart TV
To download HBO max on your Samsung Smart TV, follow this step-by-step guide below:
Step 1: To begin, press either the “Home” or the “Smart Hub” buttons on the remote.
Step 2: Select “Apps” from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Sign in using your Samsung account or establish a new account.
Step 4: You can find HBO Max by searching for it using the search icon located at the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 5: On the HBO Max home page, select the option to install HBO Max.
Step 6: You can now download HBO Max.
Step 7: Open HBO Max after downloading it.
Step 8: Launch it and choose whether to sign in or begin your free trial of HBO Max.
Method #2: Using HBO App With Apple Airplay
Apple AirPlay 2 is now available on some Samsung models, and to get HBO max on Samsung using Apple AirPlay, here is a guideline below:
Step 1: Turn on Airplay mode on your Samsung TV, then select the Home button on your remote, and go to the ‘Extras’ menu.
Step 2: Choose the Airplay toggle to turn it on.
Step 3: Connect your Smart TV to a WiFi home network. Also, pair your iOS mobile device to the same wireless network.
Step 4: Download and launch the HBO Max app on your iOS mobile device and log in with your HBO Max account details.
Step 5: Choose a video program to stream. While streaming, select the Airplay option and choose your Samsung Smart TV.
You should have an active HBO Max subscription and a minimum of an iOS 12 device to cast HBO Max on your Samsung Smart TV.
Method #3: Using Google Chromecast
Samsung TVs have Google Chromecast pre-installed in them.
To use HBO Max on your Samsung TV, you can follow the same process for pairing iOS mobile devices for Airplay.
After installing and launching HBO Max on your android device, you can:
- Sign in with your HBO Max account details (ensure there’s an active subscription).
- Start streaming any show by selecting Google Cast among the streaming options.
Method #4: Using a Laptop with HDMI
Another method of getting HBO Max on your Samsung TV is streaming on a laptop via an HDMI cable.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to go about it below:
Step 1: Locate the laptop’s HDMI port and connect the HDMI cable to the back of your Samsung Smart TV.
Step 2: After inserting the HDMI cable, log in to your HBO Max profile on your laptop and stream a video.
Step 3: Now, set the input on your Smart TV to the HDMI source, and your TV begins to display your laptop screen.
Method #5: Using a USB Flash Drive
To get HBO Max on your Samsung TV using a USB flash drive, follow this guideline:
Step 1: Locate the HBO Max App’s APK file and download using a browser.
Step 2: Transfer the file to the USB drive and connect it to your Samsung USB port.
Step 3: Next, go to the “My Files” app and select the USB flash drive.
Step 4: Search for the HBO Max App APK file there and Select “install” from the drop-down menu. The installation process begins immediately.
Step 5: The HBO Max App should activate on the Samsung Smart TV after the process is complete.
Step 6: Select “Settings” from the drop-down menu, and navigate to the “Applications” menu.
Step 7: Select “Manage Installed Applications” from the drop-down menu and use the APK file to search for the HBO Max App you installed.
Step 8: Next, select the “Launch Application” option. After that, you’ll notice that the HBO Max App installation process is complete.