How to watch HBO Max on your LG TV?

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December 12, 2023

HBO Max is one of the fantastic video streaming platforms where you can watch hundreds of shows from other channels — plus a fair amount of new, original content in 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Atmos sound. After a long wait, the HBO Max app is finally available on LG Smart TVs. With an HBO Max subscription and a new LG TV model (2018 or later) with webOS 4.0 or higher, you can simply stream HBO Max movies or shows without any hassle. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming HBO Max using your LG Smart TV.

How to Install HBO Max on LG TV?

  1. Check whether your LG TV supports HBO Max – HBO Max Compatible LG TVs.
  2. Turn on the LG Smart TV. Check that your device is connected to the internet.
  3. On your LG Smart TV, go to the LG Content Store search for HBO Max. Then, select the HBO Max app and choose Install.
  4. Once downloaded, open HBO Max and sign in.

How to Subscribe at

Before you start streaming HBO Max movies or shows, you should subscribe to HBO Max. You can choose from two subscription plans: Ad-Free and With Ads. A free trial period is not included with either plan.

Here’s how to subscribe:

  1. Go to on your phone or computer.
  2. Returning subscribers: Choose Sign In in the upper-right corner. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  3. Choose the subscription plan that you’d like: Ad-Free or With Ads with monthly or yearly billing.
  4. New subscribers: Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You’ll sign in using this email and password.
  5. Add your payment method. If you have a promo code, add it here. You’ll see a message if your promo code and plan don’t match. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.
  6. Choose Start Subscription.

How to Watch HBO Max on an Older LG TV?

If HBO Max is not in the LG Content Store, your LG Smart TV may not be supported. For a list of supported LG Smart TV models, go to HBO Max on LG Smart TV( and choose Device Compatibility. 

If your LG TV doesn’t support the HBO Max app, you can stream HBO Max with AirPlay, cast HBO Max with Android, or watch HBO Max on LG TV by using a laptop with an HDMI port.

How to stream HBO Max to your LG TV with AirPlay?

  1. Connect your iOS device and LG TV to the same network.
  2. Ensure that AirPlay is enabled on your LG TV.
  3. On your iOS device, tap open the HBO Max app and play a video.
  4. Touch the screen, then tap the AirPlay button on the upper-right corner.
  5. Select your LG TV.
  6. Now, you will see your iOS device screen on the LG TV!

Note: This process will work if your devices have the latest software and your LG TV model comes under AirPlay 2 compatible devices.

How to cast HBO Max on LG TV with Android?

  1. Ensure that the Android device and Chromecast are connected to the same Wi-Fi.
  2. On your phone/tablet, open the Google Home app.
  3. Select the device you want to cast to.
  4. Select Cast my screen, then Cast screen.
  5. Once done, your Android screen will appear on your LG TV.
  6. Open the HBO Max app and start watching HBO Max on LG TV!

How to watch HBO Max on LG TV by connecting a laptop?

  1. Find your laptop’s HDMI port and connect it to one of the available HDMI ports on the LG TV.
  2. With your LG TV remote, select the HDMI port you just plugged into. Now, your laptop screen should be visible on the LG TV.
  3. Go to the HBO Max official website, sign in to your account and watch the HBO Max content playing on your LG TV screen.

How to watch HBO Max on LG TV with Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader?

If the options above don’t work for you, Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader is necessary. With it, you can easily search and download any movies and TV shows including HBO Max original series to your Mac or PC, then save them to MP4 or MKV format with all audio tracks and subtitles. Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader allows you to save all your favorite HBO Max videos on your devices without the HBO Max app, and then you do not need to worry about the device limits any more, you can watch them on older LG TV or other devices with ease.

In the following guide, we will show you how to use Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader to download HBO Max movies or TV shows to MP4 or MKV format with high quality on the Mac/PC.

Step 1. Run Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader on your Windows/Mac.

Download, install and launch Pazu HBO Max Video Downloader on your Windows. Log in your HBO Max account.

Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a license. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

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Step 2. Search HBO Max movies/TV shows to download.

Search the shows and movies you want to download. Enter the movie/TV show title in the search field.

You will get the same results as you search from HBO Max website or app as HBO Max Video Downloader features powerful HBO Max search engine.

Or copy&paste the link of the movie/TV show from HBO Max website. Then click the Search icon.

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Step 3. Choose video format/quality

After selecting movie or TV show you want to download, you need to select the video format, codec, audio and subtitle languages, output folder, etc. by clicking on the setting icon.

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.
  • Subtitle language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Hardcode subtitles, Independent subtitles
  • After converting: Open the output folder or put the computer to sleep.
  • Interface language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.
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Step 4. Start downloading HBO Max movies and TV shows

You can start downloading by clicking on the downloading icon along the side of the TV show or movie.

If your selection is a movie, click  icon next to it and the downloading begins.

After the movie is downloaded, click History button to quickly locate it. 

If your selection is a TV show, click  icon next to it to select episodes you want to download.

Before downloading, you can also click  to choose subtitles and audio tracks for each episode.

Click “OK” to close the Audio/Subtitle Windows and then click “Download” to start downloading the episodes you choose.

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Further, if required you can change the subtitle and audio track by clicking on the gear-like icon.

After conversion, you will find the TV show episodes in MP4 format in the output folder without ads. To see all the downloaded items, go to the History tab.

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