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How to Watch HBO Max on Roku [2020]



HBO Max on Roku

HBO Max is a standalone streaming service from the HBO network and it costs $14.99/month for streaming. The massive library of HBO Max brings several exciting TV shows, movies, and originals. While launching the service, the developer has released support for all platforms except Amazon Firestick and Roku. In this guide, we will discuss the possible ways to stream HBO Max on Roku. Due to certain reasons, the HBO Max app wasn’t released for Roku platforms. But, there are ways to available to access this streaming service on your Roku device. By screen mirroring your Android or Windows device, you can easily watch HBO Max on the bigger screens.

Are you an Firestick user? Here is the guide to stream HBO Max on Firestick.

Before casting, you need to enable screen mirroring feature on your Roku. At the same time your Windows/Android and Roku device must be connected to same network for screen mirroring.

  • Press the home button on your remote.
  • Click Settings and then select the System menu.
  • Tap Screen mirroring.
  • Click Screen mirroring mode and select Always Allow.
HBO Max on Roku

How to watch HBO Max on Roku using Android

Step 1: On your Android device, go to Settings and find the Cast menu.

Step 2: Ensure that Wireless display was enabled to find the nearby devices.

Step 3: Select your Roku device and enable permission on your Roku screen to display the smartphone screen.

HBO Max on Roku

Step 4: Once your Android device screen was mirrored, open the HBO Max app and stream its contents.

Step 5: The video will play on the Roku connected TV screen.

How to watch HBO Max on Roku using Windows

Step 1: Press Windows + P keys on your keyboard and select Connect to a wireless display.

Mirror your PC screen on Roku

Step 2: Your PC or laptop will search for the nearby wireless devices.

Step 3: Select your Roku device and the Windows screen will appear on the TV screen.

Step 4: Visit the web version of HBO Max ( on your web browser and sign in to your account.

Step 5: Now, play a movie and TV show that you want and it will cast to the TV screen wirelessly.

Related guide: Step to Chromecast HBO Max movie or TV show

It is disappointment to see a streaming service from popular network lacks the official support for Roku and Firestick. At the same time, there is no update on when the app will be released for these two platforms. Until then, you can rely on above-mentioned methods to watch HBO Max on Roku devices.

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