How to Fix Unable to Cast HBO MAX Using Roku or Chromecast?

Please let me know that how to fix unable to cast HBO MAX using Roku or Chromecast. If anyone knows then help me.


James 1   Ans 3 weeks ago
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Fix Unable to Cast HBO MAX using Roku or Chromecast:

Purchasing and setting up the Chromecast or Roku is not difficult. The user manual that comes along with it is followed carefully and helps you set it up within minutes and enjoy the latest shows and movies.

Now a lot of users after having purchased the Chromecast or Roku have complained that they are Unable to Cast HBO MAX using Roku or Chromecast. Various forums have tried solving the issues but none has claimed to have a tried and tested methods guide.

So if you are one of those who are struggling to find a solution to the Unable to Cast HBO MAX using Roku or Chromecast issue, here’s a list of DIY methods that you could try.

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1. Use Google Home to Cast HBO MAX:

To cast the HBO Max screen through Chromecast or Roku, you can use the Google Home application available on the Playstore.  Before using it, download the app and set up your Chromecast or Roku on the Google Home app.

After setting it up you can follow the steps below;

Step 1: Open the Google Home app and click on the Plus sign in the top left corner. 

Step 2: Under the option of Add to Home click on Set up device. 

Step 3: Select the Setup New Device option if you’re doing it for the first time. If not, then find your Roku or Chromecast and open it. 

Step 4: Enter the account details and hit enter. 

Step 5: Now choose the device you wish to add and continue. 

Step 6: Next, on your device open Settings and go to connected devices. 

Step 7: Select the connection Preference and click on Cast. 

2. Use Roku Screen Mirroring to Cast HBO MAX:

If the above method fails, you can make use of the Roku Screen Mirroring option to cast HBO Max. 

Step 1: Connect your TV to the Roku device. Go to Settings and select the option for System. 

Step 2: Click on Screen Mirroring Mode. An option will pop up. You can choose either always prompt or allow. 

Step 3: Search for screen mirroring devices. 

Step 4: Now similar to the above method, on your smartphone go to Settings and click on Connected Devices. 

Step 5: Under connection and preferences click on Cast. 

Step 6: Let the name of your Roku device appear and click on it. (Your Roku device and smartphone should be connected to the same network.)

Step 7: Open HBO Max on your screen and it will cast. 

With either of the two methods, you can resolve the Unable to Cast HBO MAX using Roku or Chromecast issue and enjoy your favorite shows/movies.

HBO has a whole lot of shows and movies that you can enjoy. HBO and HBO Max are available on cable through subscription. Not only this, but HBO has gamed up their binge-watching lists which allows you to watch all the trending shows and movies in one place.

But if the experience of watching the shows and movies is seamless if HBO max is played on a bigger screen such as a television or your PC monitor. If you have a smart TV at home that allows you to cast shows from your mobile phone you can easily watch HBO Max on television. You can use the Roku or Chromecast to cast HBO Max on-screen.

  • James
  • 23 October 2023
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