HBO Max is the online streaming app launched by AT&T. It is available only in the United States. This app has contents for thousands of hours including blockbuster movies and series. It also has Max Originals exclusively and you can stream the content in 4K Ultra HD streaming quality. The same day premiere offers new movies on the same day of theatrical release. If you are a Chromecast with Google TV user, then here are the ways to add HBO Max on your Google TV for streaming your favorite content.


HBO Max has paid subscription only and it costs $14.99 per month with a 7-day free trial. The subscription can be canceled anytime and you can create 5 profiles for personalized streaming.

How to Watch HBO Max on Google TV?

You can install the HBO Max app on Google TV for free if you are residing in the United States.

(1) Plugin Google TV to your TV and select Apps from the home screen.

Select Apps in the Google TV home screen - HBO Max on Google TV

(2) Move to the Apps Categories and click Search for apps.

(3) Enter HBO Max using an on-screen keyboard and tap on the Search icon.

(4) Select Install to install the app and click Open to launch HBO Max on Google TV.

(5) Select Sign In and enter the Email ID and Password of your account. Choose the content and watch it on Google TV.

This is the official way of installing and activating HBO Max on your Chromecast with Google TV.

Alternative Way

If you are not planning to install HBO Max, then you can cast HBO Max to your Google TV as well. HBO Max is a Chromecast-supported app, and you can easily cast your favorite content with a click.

Cast HBO Max

HBO Max app is available to download on Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Install the application on your smartphone.

(1) Make sure that your smartphone and Google TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network connection.

(2) Launch HBO Max and login into your account.

(3) Choose the content to stream and click Cast icon at the top right corner.

HBO Max on Google TV

(4) Select the Chromecast with Google TV device.

The video you choose will now stream on your Chromecast. You can use your smartphone for other purposes as the video is only getting cast. This is the alternative way to watch HBO Max on Google TV without installing it.

How to Watch HBO Max on Google TV Outside the US?

HBO Max is a geo-restricted application that is available only in the United States. If you are planning to stream it outside the US, then you have to install a VPN as well.

Note: HBO Max might not be available in the Play Store outside the US. Therefore, you have to sideload it on your Google TV.

Sideloading using Downloader

(1) Go to the Google TV home screen and click the Profile icon at the top right corner.

(2) Select Settings in the menu and click System.

select System in the settings

(3) Tap About and click on the Android TV OS build seven times or until it displays “You are now a developer!“.

click Android TV OS build

(4) Go to the home screen and select Apps. Now select Search for Apps under Apps Categories.

(5) Type Downloader using remote and click Search.

(6) Select Install to download the app. Go back to the home screen and tap the Profile icon.

Select Install to get Downloader

(7) Click Settings and tap on the Apps settings. Select Security & Restrictions from the Apps menu.

(8) Select Unknown Sources and toggle the Downloader to install unknown apps.

click Downloader to install unknown apps - HBO Max on Google TV

(9) Now click Open to launch Downloader on Google TV and tap Allow in the prompt.

(10) Provide the HBO Max URL and click Go.

You can get the HBO Max APK link by searching it in Google. As the version varies, you can find the updated version in the Google search.

(11) Select Install to install the app.

(12) Now install a VPN on your Google TV and set the location as the United States.

(12) Launch the application and Sign in with your account to watch your favorite movies and TV shows.

The above are the different ways to stream HBO Max on your Chromecast with Google TV. You can also download the contents on HBO Max for streaming them offline. If you face any trouble in following the above procedure, do let us know in the comments.


1. What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is the streaming platform for movies, TV shows, series, and on-demands. It has popular series like Friends, Game of Thrones, etc.

2. How much does HBO Max cost?

HBO Max costs $14.99 per month and offers a 7-day free trial.

3. Is HBO Max on Google TV?

HBO Max is free to install on Google TV and requires a subscription for streaming the contents.