How to use AirPlay to stream HBO Max on your TV from an iPhone or iPad

SOPA Images/ShutterstockWith AirPlay, you can watch HBO Max on certain TVs.

  • You can use AirPlay to put HBO Max on your TV, but you’ll need to have an Apple TV or AirPlay functionality built into your TV.
  • Ensure your Apple TV or smart TV has AirPlay turned on, and that your iPhone or iPad with HBO Max is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
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Unfortunately, HBO Max isn’t available on every streaming device yet. Roku users in particular are feeling left out, considering they have access to nearly every other streaming app on the market.

But if you have an Apple TV or a smart TV with AirPlay built into it, you can stream HBO Max from your iPhone or iPad to your television.

Here’s how.

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iPhone 11 (From $US699.99 at Apple)

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Apple TV HD (From $US149.99 at Best Buy)

How to use AirPlay to stream HBO Max to your TV from an iPhone or iPad

Before anything, make sure that your iPhone or iPad is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or or smart TV. Also make sure that AirPlay is turned on in the Settings menu on your Apple TV or smart TV.

How to use AirPlay for HBO Max 1AppleAirPlay is probably already turned on, but if you run into any trouble, this should be the first thing to check.

1. On your iPhone or iPad, start HBO Max and start playing the TV show or movie you want to watch on the TV.

2. Tap the screen so the app’s controls appear.

3. Tap the AirPlay icon at the top of the screen, immediately to the left of the volume slider. It looks like a square with an arrow pointing into it.

4. In the AirPlay pop-up, choose the Apple TV or AirPlay device you want to send the video to.

How to use AirPlay for HBO Max 3Dave Johnson/Business InsiderChoose your Apple TV or smart TV from the list.

If your TV is on, the video should appear within moments.

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