Are you looking for a way to watch HBO Max on LG TV?
You’re in luck as the HBO Max app is now finally available on LG Smart TVs. Prior to this, people who owned LG TVs had to go through the struggle of casting their smartphone screens via AirPlay or Chromecast, or they dug around for other alternatives.
You must be thinking so now what?
Can I watch HBO Max on LG TV?
If you own a new LG TV model (2018 or later) with webOS 4.0 or higher, you can simply install HBO Max on LG TV. But don’t be quick to lose hope because we’ve tiptoed around some other ways to watch HBO Max on older LG TVs.
Let’s dive right in to find out about installing HBO Max on LG TV!
How Can I Watch HBO Max on my Older LG TV?
If your LG TV doesn’t support the HBO Max app, you can simply connect to a streaming device like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or a gaming player like PS4 and Xbox One. You can also plug your laptop or smartphone to your LG TV using an HDMI cable.
Just ensure that your LG TV has Wi-Fi access and an HDMI port.
You can opt for any of the following methods to get HBO Max on an older LG TV:
- Stream HBO Max to your LG TV with AirPlay
- Cast HBO Max on LG TV with Android
- Watch HBO Max on LG TV with a laptop
- Stream HBO Max content via YouTube TV
How can I watch HBO Max on my LG TV from my iPhone/AirPlay?
How to cast HBO Max on LG TV with Android?
How to watch HBO Max on LG TV by connecting a laptop?
How to watch HBO Max via YouTube TV on LG TV?
How to Install HBO Max on LG TV Outside the US?
HBO Max is only available in the USA, certain US territories, and some countries in the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America. So, installing HBO Max on LG TV outside USA gets a bit trickier.
The only way around this geo-restriction error is a premium VPN like ExpressVPN. But LG Smart TVs don’t support VPN apps. So, you will have to set up MediaStreamer or install the ExpressVPN app on your virtual or physical router.
Following are the three ways to connect ExpressVPN on your LG TV to watch HBO Max outside USA:
- Set up MediaStreamer on LG Smart TV
- Connect VPN on your physical router
- Install ExpressVPN through a virtual router
How to set up MediaStreamer on your LG Smart TV for HBO Max?
How to set VPN on LG TV through a physical router?
Setting up a VPN on LG TV through a physical router might be too tricky if you’re not tech-savvy. Some premium VPNs like ExpressVPN offer pre-configured routers (select router models of Asus, Linksys, and Netgear) that are easy to use with VPN-incompatible devices like your LG TV.
This allows you to simply connect your LG TV to the router without getting into the technicalities.
How to set VPN on LG TV through a virtual router?
If you don’t have access to a physical router, you can simply turn your device into a virtual router. Here, we have used Windows 10 with a Wi-Fi connection as an example to demonstrate you how to set up a VPN on LG TV to watch HBO Max.
Which LG TV Models are Compatible with HBO Max?
HBO Max is compatible with webOS 4.0 and above LG TVs (2018 models and later).
Following are the LG TVs compatible with HBO Max:
Other Compatible Models
|webOS 5.0||OLEDZX, OLEDWX, OLEDGX, OLEDCX, OLEDBX, NANO99, NANO97, NANO90, NANO91, NANO85, NANO80, NANO81, UN8570, UN8500, UN7370, UN7300, UN6950, UN7070, UN7000||2020|
|WebOS 4.5||OLEDZ9, OLEDW9, OLEDE9, OLEDC9, OLEDB9, SM9970, SM9500, SM9070, SM9000, SM8670, SM8600, SM8100, UM8070, UM7570, UM7370, UM7300, UM7170, UM7100, UM6950, UM6970, UM6900, UM6910||2019|
|WebOS 4.0||OLEDW8, OLEDE8, OLEDC8, OLEDB8, SK9500, SK9000, SK8070, SK8000, UK7570, UK7700, UK6570, UK6500, UK6300, UK6200, UK6190, UK6090||2018|
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Wrapping it Up: How to Download HBO Max on LG Smart TV
Now that you’re at the end, you probably know how to get HBO Max on LG Smart TV.
Downloading HBO Max on LG TVs isn’t much of a hassle. The problem arises when you try accessing it on LG TV outside the USA, or when you try watching the HBO Max app on older LG TVs.
But, we’re sure that our comprehensive guide has answered all your questions about installing HBO Max on LG TV. If there’s still more you’re concerned with, post a comment below!