How to see HBO on television

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Nowadays, the consumption of multimedia content it is clearly in streaming, as the old format for viewing movies and series it was abandoned. However, there are still companies that maintain this format and people who like this type of content.

Fortunately, technology advances and adapts to the needs of any user, and it is now possible to view this content via a streaming service. The most popular so far is HBO GO, mainly due to its large size catalog of exclusive options and series.



There are so many users who make up this platform, that the question has arisen: is it possible watching HBO GO on television, Smart TV or other devices?

How to watch HBO on TV, Smart TV or other devices

La HBO platform known as HBO GO it is available on different platforms such as PC, Android, iOS, Smart TV, tablet… and on any device with Internet access. Being a service similar to others such as Netflix, Hulu or Disney +, it is possible to enjoy the best series or movies on any of these devices.

So you can watch HBO GO from television or other devices

The best thing is you can play the contents which are shown on your mobile directly on the big screen of your home. Do you want to know how? These are the most popular ways:

How to watch HBO on Smart TV

watch HBO from a Smart TV (Apple TV, Android TV, LG TV, Samsung TV) it is not necessary to be an expert in the field, you just have to follow a couple of simple steps that we will show you below:



Follow these steps to watch HBO from a Smart TV

  • Download the application »HBO GO» to yours Smart TV and start the application.
  • Click on "Connect your account provider".
  • Instructions for activate the Smart TV, follow it step by step.
  • To activate the device you must log in from your computer or mobile web browser at the following address: “https://hbogola.com/activate”. Another viable option would be to scan the QR code displayed on the TV screen with your mobile phone.
  • Se log in via URL, place the generated code on the TV screen to continue. And if you activate it with the QR code and you have already installed the application “HBO GO” on your mobile, all that remains is to log into your account. In this way the Smart TV will activate automatically after scanned the QR code.

If you complete each of these steps, you will be in degree of watch HBO GO on Smart TV or other devices without problems. Now, what if you don't have a Smart TV available? This is what you should do:

How to watch HBO GO on TV

Unfortunately, not everyone has one Smart TV, however you may have a sizable TV available in your home. If this is the case for you, you still have the chance to see and enjoy the entire catalog di HBO GO in TV, so you will need to have a computer add-on, desktop or laptop.


These are the steps to follow to watch HBO GO without having a Smart TV


Final report: something essential will be a HDMI cable or VGA cable, it will all depend on the type of connection your computer, laptop and TV have. To watch HBO GO on your TV, follow these steps:


  • Go to the »HBO GO« website.
  • Select the movie or series you want to watch.
  • Enter the HDMI or VGA cable into the computer or laptop and the other end of the cable into the TV.
  • Set the TV to project VGA or HDMI. It will automatically show on the TV what is on your computer or laptop, you just have to start playing the movie or series to enjoy it.

How to watch HBO from a Chromecast or SmartBox

Other ways to visualize or enjoy the entire catalog HBO GO on television I'm through a chromecast or, failing that, one smart box. Both devices perform the same function of turn your old TV into a Smart TV.

Once purchased the chromecast or the smart box, just install the “HBO GO” application and perform the steps previously seen in “Smart TV”.

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