How to Get and Watch HBO GO on LG TV in 2022? HBO is the complete solution to your streaming problem because it contains multiple streaming apps such as HBO Now, HBO Max, and HBO Go which fulfill all your streaming issues.
HBO Go offers you various types of streaming content like Sports Events, Current and Past Series, Movies, Specials, and it supports different types of devices to play, including Roku, Firestick, iOS, Android PS5, and others.
But the question is Can you get HBO Go on LG Smart TV?
Well, the short answer is YES, you can!! But on selected models only.
If your LG TV doesn’t have WebOS 3.0 or above, you may encounter an error “HBO Go not available on LG TV.”
This guide will walk you through the process of getting and Watching HBO GO on LG Smart TV with a beginner-friendly guide.
Installing the HBO GO on LG Smart TV doesn’t require third-party apps and tools; you can only get it through the LG Content Store if your TV is eligible for HBO Go App.
Furthermore, the process to install LG Smart TV Apps is straightforward, and using the LG Content Store; we’ll add HBO Go on LG TV.
I’ll also share the alternative method for the same, so let’s jump into the business without further delay.
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HBO Go is an online platform that permits you to stream on-demand videos at a minimal subscription cost. The inception of HBO Go was 18th of February, 2010, and after the quick boost of success, it started spreading its legs around the world.
Another cause of its popularity is the versatile support for the devices and operating systems. Users can get access to the HBO Go service by purchasing a subscription through their TV provider.
HBO Go is easily accessible on LG TV through the LG Content Store. However, to run HBO GO on LG TV, the TV must run on WebOS 3.0 or above.
In order to check if your TV has the webOS 3.0 or below, find the table below in the section of LG Models that Support HBO GO. Generally, if your LG TV is manufactured from 2016 to 2019 there is more probability that the TV has 3.0 or above.
Being a HBO GO user, you unlock the vast range of content such as Hollywood Movies, Sports Events, Current and Past Series, Documentaries, comedies, and many more.
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LG Models that Support HBO GO
Following LG Models support HBO Go:
|Launching Year||WebOS Version||Model Number|
|2016||webOS 3.0||UH60, UH61, UH63, UH65, UH76, UH77, UH85, UH95, LH60. E6, and B6|
|2017||webOS 3.5||B7, C7, E7, UJ75, SJ80, SJ95, and W7|
|2018||webOS 4.0||B8, C8, E8, W8, LK57, LK64, SK80, SK95, UK62, UK63, UK65, and UK75|
|2019||webOS 4.5||B9, C9, , E9, W9, LM63, SM81, SM86, SM90, SM95, UM71, UM72, UM73, UM74, and UM76|
Attention: As you’re confirmed now, if your LG TV supports HBO Go or not. If your TV belongs to any of these categories, here are the steps to follow.
How To Install HBO GO on LG TV
Before I guide you about how to get HBO G on LG TV, it’s essential to understand that before you stream HBO GO content on your TV, you must have an HBO and Cable or Satellite TV subscription to watch anywhere on the go. If you’ve enabled yourself with these two requirements, follow the steps to for how to download HBO Go on LG Smart TV in 2022.
- Begin with turning on your LG TV.
- Ensure your LG Smart TV is connected with a stable Internet connection.
- Press Home Button, and it’ll take you to the Home screen.
- Now travel to the LG Content Store and launch it.
- Click on the Apps & Games category (Generally available on the right side).
- Click on the Search Bar and type HBO Go.
- Once the HBO Go logo appears, click on the Install Button, and it will start downloading the app on your TV.
- Downloading time depends on the Internet so patiently.
- Launch the app and log in with the HBO Go credentials.
- Now choose your TV providers, and you’re all set to stream your desired content.
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Alternative Method To Get and Watch HBO GO on LG Smart TV
For some reason, you fail to download HBO GO On LG Smart TV, then here I’ve good news for you. LG Smart TVs come with a Screen Sharing feature, utilizing this feature you can watch any content through your Smartphone. Follow the below-given steps to cast HBO GO.
- Turn on the LG TV, and press the “Cable-Like” icon on your remote.
- Now from the display options, choose Screen Sharing.
- It means you instructed your TV to receive media files through external devices like SmartPhones, Tabs, and others.
- Now, if you’ve Android Smartphone, click on the Cast button and for iOS press the Screen mirroring/Airplay option. By swiping down the screen from the top right corner, you can find these options.
- Once you choose these options, it’ll start searching for the nearby devices, so when the LG TV icon appears on the smartphone screen, tap on it.
- This will start casting your mobile Screen on TV.
- If you haven’t downloaded the HBO GO yet, get it now from the button below and log in to your account.
- Play any video on your Smartphone you want to stream on your LG Smart TV, and it will be mirrored.
- To stop Screen mirroring, simply turn off Screen Mirroring/sharing on your LG smart TV or turn off the casting option from your Smartphone.
Attention: Both the devices must have connected with the same Wi-Fi network. If you’re unable to turn on Wi-Fi On LG TV here is the complete guide.
Frequently Asked Questions
#1. How do I cast HBO Go to LG Smart TV?
To cast HBO Go on LG TV will require a few things; 1. HBO GO app on your Smartphone, 2. Both devices should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Now choose the cast option on your Android smartphone by notification center; it’ll start Screen mirroring. Now launch the app on your Smartphone and play any video it should display on your TV.
#2. Why can not find HBO GO On LG TV?
HBO Go is available on LG TV’s official LG Content Store. You can get it easily, but it may be due to an unsupported OS if you’re unable to find it. So make sure your LG Smart TV has a supportive OS. I’ve shared a list above where all the supported OS versions listed are compatible with HBO GO.
#3. Does HBO GO work on LG Smart TV?
Yes, it does!!, but keep in mind that HBO GO works on LG Smart TV but on selected models. I’ve shared a list of all the LG TV models which are compatible with HBO GO. You can scroll up and find if your LG belongs to that list or not. If not, I’ve also shared an alternative method to watch the HBO Go app on LG TV.
HBO GO is an incredible platform that offers you a wide range of video content, including Shows, Movies, Sports Events, Current & Past Series, and many others. Apart from that, HBO GO also allows users to create a watch list and add their favorite titles for later watches.
HBO Go supports most leading devices like Firestick, Roku, Smartphones, Smart TVs, and others. It is available for LG Smart TVs, but for selected models. I’ve shared a complete list of supportive LG OS you can find above. If your LG TV comes under that list, you can easily get the apps through LG Content Store.
But if it doesn’t, follow the alternative method to watch HBO GO on LG TV. I believe this article was informative and provided you with the ultimate solution of HBO GO On LG TV; if I’ve missed out on something, let me know in the comment section below.
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I am Pawan Sharma, my native place is Rajasthan, but I live in Kolkata. I’m Cisco Certified engineer by NIIT, and Blogger by passion. I’ve started this blog on the 1st of May 2021 to share my knowledge about Technology, Internet Marketing, Gadgets, Tips & Tricks, Top Apps, Games. As I said above, blogging is my passion and I love it by heart, I’m inspired by the top Bloggers of the World.