How do I get HBO Max on my Sony Bravia?

Answered by Robert Dupre

To get HBO Max on your Sony Bravia TV, you can follow one of the three methods below:

Method 1: Using the Google Play Store
1. Start by turning on your Sony Bravia TV and navigate to the home screen.
2. Locate and click on the Google Play Store app icon.
3. Once you’re in the Play Store, use the search bar at the top to search for “HBO Max”.
4. Select the official HBO Max app from the search results.
5. On the HBO Max app page, click on the “Install” button to begin downloading and installing the app on your TV.
6. After the installation is complete, go back to the home screen and open the HBO Max app.
7. You will be prompted to activate the HBO Max app using your HBO Max credentials.
8. Follow the on-screen instructions to enter your HBO Max login details, and once activated, you can start enjoying HBO Max content on your Sony Bravia TV.

Method 2: Using Screen Mirroring or Casting
1. Make sure your Sony Bravia TV and the device you want to cast from (e.g., smartphone, tablet, or computer) are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
2. On your device, install the HBO Max app from the respective app store (Google Play Store or Apple App Store).
3. Open the HBO Max app and sign in with your HBO Max credentials.
4. On your Sony Bravia TV, press the Home button on your remote to go to the home screen.
5. Navigate to the “Settings” menu and select “Network.”
6. From the Network menu, choose “Home Network Setup” and enable the “Screen mirroring” or “Casting” option.
7. On your device, access the screen mirroring or casting feature (e.g., for Android devices, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap on the Screen Mirroring or Cast icon).
8. Select your Sony Bravia TV from the available devices to establish a connection.
9. Once connected, your device’s screen will be mirrored or cast onto your Sony Bravia TV.
10. Open the HBO Max app on your device, and the content will be displayed on your TV as well.

Method 3: Using an HDMI Cable
1. Connect one end of an HDMI cable to an available HDMI port on your Sony Bravia TV.
2. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to an HDMI output port on a compatible device that has the HBO Max app installed (e.g., a streaming device, gaming console, or laptop).
3. Turn on your TV and switch to the appropriate HDMI input/source using your TV remote.
4. On the connected device, open the HBO Max app and sign in with your HBO Max credentials.
5. The HBO Max content will be displayed on your Sony Bravia TV through the HDMI connection.
6. Use the connected device to navigate and control the HBO Max app, and enjoy your favorite shows and movies.

These methods should help you get HBO Max up and running on your Sony Bravia TV. Choose the one that suits you best and start enjoying the vast selection of content HBO Max has to offer.