How to Install/Add HBO Max on Vizio Smart TV [4 Methods]

Install/Add HBO Max on Vizio Smart TV. What I feel is HBO has extended its services with the launch of HBO Max. HBO Max is offering most recent Shows, movies, and series to the audience. If you are fond of old movies and series which are famous around the world, HBO Max will help you to watch them. The HBO Max app is accessible on multiple devices except Amazon and Roku. In this tutorial, we will learn How to Install HBO Max on Vizio Smart Tv?

To understand in simple words, HBO Max is an OTT video streaming platform launched by the WarnerMedia. If we talk about the subscription, it shows two plans for it. One is $9.99/mo (with ads) and second $14.99/mo. (without ads). Users having HBO subscription can also directly access the HBO Max. So you can enjoy HBO as well as HBO Max with same subscription. Isn’t it great!!!

How to Install/Add HBO Max on Vizio Smart TV

As an added benefit, HBO Max users can also watch all new Warner Bros movies same day they release in the theaters. Moreover, users get 10000 hours HBO entertainment.

If you are not subscribed to HBO yet, you have to create an account first. Being a new account holder, users can enjoy 7 days free trial.

Once you download the HBO Max app on your device, log in with your HBO username and password to start streaming.

This was the brief about the HBO Max, so you get familiar with the app. Now it’s time to learn How to add HBO Max on your Vizio Smart Tv.

Install HBO Max on Vizio Smart TV

Vizio Smart TV doesn’t offer any direct way to install HBO Max. Although, some indirect ways are there to make it possible to watch HBO Max on Vizio Smart TV. We would like to suggest you 4 methods through this article.

The users can install the HBO Max app with the help of USB flash drive. Apart from it, one can download and Install Apk file of the HBO app on the Vizio Smart Tv. Before doing all these processes, we need to tweak some internal settings of the device, so we can install HBO Max app without any interruption.

You must enable Debugging and allow apps from unknown sources in your Vizio Smart Tv.

Also note down the IP address of Vizio Smart TV from Settings>>Device>>About>>Network>>Take note of Device IP Address.


  1. Open any suitable web-browser in your computer.
  2. Now open the Google play store.
  3. Now search for HBO Max app in play store.
  4. Once you find it, go to the information page.
  5. Now you need to click on the Install button.
  6. You will be redirected to the Sign-in your google account.
  7. Sign in with your Google user id and password.
  8. Then select the Vizio smart tv and confirm it with the name and IP address.
  9. A pop up will come saying the app will be installed on the smart tv.
  10. Click on “OK” button.
  11. Now Power ON the Vizio Smart tv to complete the HBO Max app installation process in it. Just make sure you are Sign-in with the same Google account on smart tv.

HOW TO Add HBO MAX on VIZIO Smart TV using AirPlay 2

You have leart to install HBO max on Vizio smart tv using Web browser. Now we will learn the same process with the help of Airplay 2 feature. This method is exclusive to Apple iPhones and iPads.

  • Download the HBO Max app from App store in your Apple device.
  • Once you download the app into iPhone or iPad, it will be automatically installed.
  • Sign in to app using HBO Max login credentials, or Old HBO app login credentials (if you have the subscription of HBO, then no need to subscribe to HBO Max).
  • Just make sure both your apple device (iPhone or iPad) and Vizio smart Tv are on the same Wifi network.
  • Start streaming any video you like by tapping on it.
  • In the upper right corner of the video screen, Select the Airplay button.
  • A list of Airplay 2 compatible devices should appear on the list. Select Vizio Smart TV from the list.
  • The user should allow the airplay to cast on the Vizio smart TV by providing access.

How to Add HBO max on VIZIO smart TV using USB flash drive

  • First of all download the HBO Max apk file from a trusted source.
  • Transfer apk file to the USB flash drive.
  • Connect the USB drive to Vizio smart tv.
  • Then Open My Files on the TV. Choose the USB Drive and locate the apk file.
  • Install this apk file on your TV.
  • Once the installation process is done, Vizio Smart Tv will launch the HBO Max app.
  • If you don’t see app opened on the screen, Go to Settings>>Click on Application menu>>Select Managed Install Applications>>Find HBP Max app>>Click on Launch button. App will appear on the screen now.


  • First, Turn ON the Vizio Smart TV.
  • You can use either android device or iOS device.
  • Your android or iOS device and Vizio Smart Tv should be connected on same Wi-Fi network.
  • Now you need to install the HBO Max app on the device from app store.
  • Once you install the app, login to the app and start streaming something.
  • Now click on “Cast Icon” showing on the top of the Android or iOS device.
  • Now you need to select the Vizio Smart TV from the device list.
  • Next allow the HBO Max app to be cast on the Vizio Smart TV.
  • Now you can enjoy the screencast on the Vizio Smart TV.


The user can try the above methods to install HBO Max App on the Vizio Smart TV. The Vizio Smart TV can easily screencast the HBO Max from the app and users can easily enjoy series, shows and movies. It has several amazing features as well to enhance the user experience.

Sceencast is possible with other devices as well apart from Chromecast and Airplay 2. As per the users’ discovery, Vizio Smart TVs have built-in Chromecasts which is called Smart casts. I hoe you enjoyed the article, you should also read this informative article about “Where Is the Power Button on Samsung TV“. Do read it too and let’s us know your review about it.

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