HBO Max is a streaming platform launched by HBO replacing the HBO plus and HBO Go app. It was launched on May 27, 2020. It has all content that is available on HBO Plus and HBO Go. Also, it has over 10,000 hours of content to stream. It is available with a subscription of $14.99 per month with 7 days free trial. You can access it for free with more than 70 cable networks including AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum, Optimum, etc with an HBO TV subscription. It was available on devices like Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox One, Android TV, Smart TV, etc, and still working on launching in Roku and Amazon Fire TV which may happen at the beginning of 2021. In this article you are gonna know how to access HBO Max on your Roku device.

Features of HBO Max

  • Binge-worthy content for over 10,000 hours
  • Parental control for an immensely safer kids experience
  • Amazing content of movies, TV shows, and many more.
  • Exclusive DC content that includes all its movies, shows, originals, etc.
  • Create multiple profiles with 3 simultaneous streams at a time
  • Download and watch it offline anytime and anywhere on HBO Max.

HBO Max Pricing

  • Monthly Plan – $14.99 per month
  • Prepay & save plan – $69.99 for 6 months (Save 20%)

Note: Prepay & Save plan valid till January 15, 2021.


To avail HBO Max on Roku you need any of the Roku device with with Roku OS 9.3 and above. If not then try to update your Roku by following the steps below.

[1] Turn on your Roku device and Press Home button on your Roku remote.

[2] Navigate to Settings option from the menu.


[3] Under Settings, Select Systems.


[4] Scroll down to System Updates.


[5] Click on Check Now to start checking for update manually.

check now

[6] If there is any update then install and update it by following the instruction prompt.

How to add HBO Max on Roku?

[1] Press Home button on your Roku remote.

[2] Navigate to search option from the menu.


[3] Search for HBO Max using the virtual keyboard.

Search channel

[4] Click on Add channel to add HBO Max from Roku channel store.


[5] Wait for few seconds till the channel gets added.

[6] Click on Go to the channel to launch HBO Max.

[7] Sign up with your HBO Max subscribed account.


[8] Start Streaming all the content available on HBO Max.


How to Mirror HBO Max on Roku OS below 9.3 devices?

It is not possible to add HBO Max on Roku below version 9.3. For those devices, you can do screen mirroring from your Smartphone or PC to your Roku device. Make sure of the following before screen mirroring on Roku

  • Connect the Roku device to the HDMI port or power on your Roku TV.
  • Make sure both the Roku device and mirroring device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network,
  • Enable Screen mirroring mode to Prompt/Always Allow
Mirroring mode

HBO Max on Roku via Smartphone (Screen mirroring)

[1] Open Play Store/App store in your Android/iOS device.

[2] Download and install HBO Max on your smartphone.


[3] Open the App and login with your HBO Max account.

[4] Click on cast icon on the top right corner of the screen.


[5] Now select your Roku device from the list

[6] Now start watching all your favorite movies and TV shows from your Android on Roku.

HBO Max on Roku via PC (Screen mirroring)

[1] Click on start and open settings from your start menu.

Settings - HBO MAX ON ROKU

[2] Select System settings

System settings

[3] Under system settings panel select display

Quick tip: Type Display settings in your Windows search to view display settings

[4] Scroll until you find Connect to Wireless display.

Coonect to wireless display

[5] Select your Roku device from the available list and your screen will be casted on Roku


[6] Once the device is connected open the browser in your PC.

[7] Visit HBO max Official site in your browser and login with your HBO Max account.


[8] Start playing your favorite movies/TV shows and it will be cast on your Roku device.

HBO Max Premiere along with Theatre movies

MoviesRelease date
Wonder Women 1984Dec 25, 2020
The Little ThingsJan 29, 2021
Tom and JerryFeb 26, 2021
The Many Saints of NewarkMar 12, 2021
Mortal KombatApr 16, 2021
Godzilla vs. KongMay 21, 2021
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do ItJun 4, 2021
In the HeightsJun 18, 2021
Space Jam: A New LegacyJul 16, 2021
The Suicide SquadAug 6, 2021
DuneOct 1, 2021
ElvisNov 5, 2021
King RichardNov 19, 2021
Matrix 4Dec 22, 2021
Judas and the Black MessiahTBA
Those Who Wish Me DeadTBA

HBO Max Movies, TV shows, and Originals

Movies: HBO Max has movies on several different categories like Action & adventure, family movie, drama, classic films, Documentaries, HBO Original movies, etc. Some of the movies are

  • Armageddon
  • Shaft
  • Aquaman
  • Fast and Furious: Hoobs and shaw
  • Pokemon Detective Pikachu
  • American Pie
  • Ford vs Ferrari
  • Bad Education
  • Jaws
  • Scoobi and many more

TV Shows: It has some of the all-time favorite and most popular series on categories like TV Comedies, TV drama, Sci-Fi and fantasy, Docuseries, Adult animation, anime, etc. Some of the series are

  • Friends
  • Big Bang Theory
  • Young Sheldon
  • Rick and Morty
  • Euphoria
  • Game of Thrones
  • WestWorld
  • Watchmen
  • Erased and many more.

Max Originals: Max originals have some of the new and fresh out of oven collections that include movies, shows, and documentary that are available only for HBO Max users. Some of the popular HBO Max originals are

  • An American Pickle
  • Esme & Roy
  • Frayed
  • Dog House UK
  • Unpregnant
  • Selena + chef
  • Close enough
  • Tig n’ seek
  • Legendary and many more.

These are some of the ways to watch HBO max on your Roku device. Once the app is officially launched on the Roku channel store you can just add it to your Roku device. Until that watch, HBO Max with the step provided in the article above. If you have any doubts feel free to comment. For more Roku updates, tips and tricks explore