How to Install HBO Max on Samsung Smart TV

Smart TVs are in even if TVs are getting out of fashion. Many people now own smart TVs. Many smart TV features can be accessed via youtube or the internet, such as browsing the web. 

With the introduction of smart TVs, many VOD services (video on demand) are becoming more popular, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO max. The services let you watch all your favourite movies and TV shows at your convenience. Today, we will talk about how to download HBO Max on Samsung smart TV.

What is the HBO Max and HBO Max app?

HBO Max is a video on-demand service owned by AT&T. The service offers a wide range of on-demand content that exceeds 10,000 hours. This includes films, TV series, documentaries, and other forms of video content. 

Several of these contents are HBO originals that can only be viewed as part of a HBO subscription service.

HBO Max app is available for Android, iOS, and Microsoft Store. You can watch content, browse through it, and do all sorts of other stuff with this app.  Many smart TVs come with HBO Max.

How to download HBO Max from the smart hub

The HBO Max app is compatible with some smart televisions, however. This application is compatible with most Samsung smart televisions. The official website includes a full list of compatible devices. If you have a new Samsung TV made after 2016, the app can be installed on it.

If you have the latest Samsung TV you can download it from the Apps section in the smart hub if you have HBO max.

 Here are the steps:

  1. You can open your Samsung TV’s smart hub by pressing the smart hub button on the remote control.
  2. Select Apps from the smart Hub
  3. Enter “HBO Max” in the search box
  4. To download the app, click on the top result and then on download

Open the HBO Max app once it has been downloaded and sign in with your HBO Max account.

If you cannot access the smart hub, you are not logged into your Samsung account. You’ll need a Samsung account to access the smart hub. Just follow the instructions to sign into your Samsung account.

  • You can access your Samsung TV’s Settings (Menu) button via your remote control
  • Choose the Smart Features option
  • By selecting Samsung Account, you can either log in with your Samsung account if you already have one or you can create one by following the steps.
  • The TV remote should have a smart hub button.

How to sign into HBO Max using a Samsung smart TV

Now, in order to use HBO max on your smart TV, you must sign into your HBO max account from your smart TV. The first time you use the app you will need to log in and after that you can use it without any hassle.

 Below are the steps for logging into HBO Max. Ensure that your TV is connected to the internet before attempting to log in.

  1. Connect the HBO max app to your TV and sign in
  2. You will now see a six-character code. During this screen, write down this code or grab your phone or laptop.
  3. Visit this link on your phone or laptop.
  4. Press next after entering the code.
  5. Using TV or a mobile provider to sign in
  6. Click on the provider you are subscribing to. Your subscription will have been activated by the provider.
  7. Log in with your username and password (username and password)
  8. You will receive an update within 60 seconds.

How Streaming HBO Max on an older Samsung TV

The HBO Max service is only available for some TV models at the moment, as we mentioned previously. Please consider the following options if your television is incompatible with HBO Max.

Make use of a casting device: Devices like Chromecast allow you to cast content from your computer, tablet, or phone to your television. In order to get started, follow these steps.

  1. Using your casting device, connect it to the TV
  2. Connect your phone, laptop, or tablet to the TV
  3. Using your phone or laptop, log into HBO Max.
  4. Use the casting device to start streaming videos from a phone or laptop to a TV.

It is possible to mirror the screen of your phone or laptop on your TV: Most smart TVs allow this. Logging in to HBO Max from your laptop or phone, then mirroring to your TV, is very easy.

HDMI cable: HDMI cable can connect your laptop with the TV, thereby allowing you to use the TV as an external display for your laptop.

You can connect the TV and laptop using an HDMI cable, then from the laptop, sign in to HBO Max. The streaming video will then display on your television.

Updating HBO max on a Samsung smart TV

Despite the fact that all of the apps we use on our phones and computers are updated regularly, smart TV apps will also be updated. We must update the app whenever there is an update, otherwise we may not be able to access the content. Below are instructions on how to update HBO Max on Samsung Smart TVs.

  1. Go to smart hub on Samsung TV and open it as described above.
  2. Click on the menu item “Apps”.
  3. Go to the settings section. The settings section is located in the upper right corner of the screen.
  4. Now click updates; here you will find a list of all smart TV apps that require updates.
  5. Select HBO max and click on update to update HBO Max.


You might not be able to use some apps on your TV if your firmware is out of date. Make sure your TV’s firmware is up to date.

  1. To access the menu, press the TV menu button
  2. Choose a setting.
  3. Visit support->software update.
  4. Click on the update button.
  5. Await the completion of the update.
  6. If you would like to delete HBO max, you can do so by following the steps below
  7. Smart hub open
  8. You can select HBO max.
  9. Select ‘delete’ from the ‘tools’ menu on the remote.

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