How to Install HBO GO on Android TV

by Natalie

HBO GO is an on-demand streaming service that features authentic HBO content such as series, films, specials, documentaries, comedy shows, and sports events. Using this dedicated app, you can watch all new HBO shows on the same day they air in the US. It also includes five live tv channels. You can also enjoy theatrically released movies from the greatest distributors like 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures. Download HBO GO app on your Android TV to binge movies like Wonder Woman 1984, The Many Saints of Newark, Dune, and many more.

Note – All the content of HBO GO has been moved to HBO Max and you can stream all the HBO content on your TV by installing the HBO Max app.

HBO GO on Android TV


HBO GO offers award-winning series, epic blockbusters, and originals only through subscription plans. It requires either a cable or satellite tv provider subscription. But alternately, you can stream with Amazon Prime or Hulu. In addition, you can watch HBO GO directly on all the supported devices if you have an HBO subscription. This plan comes with a 30-day free trial so that you can cancel it anytime.

  • HBO GO – $14.99/month

HBO GO on Android TV

HBO GO app is free to download from the Google Play Store for all Android TV models. To activate a plan, visit the webpage from a web browser and follow the on-screen instructions to register a new account. With a single subscription, you can stream up to 5 devices simultaneously.

HBO GO new titles on Android TV

Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Mi Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • DIRECTV Stream box
  • Mi Box 4K
  • Tanix TX6

How to Install HBO GO on Android TV

#1. First of all, turn on your Android TV and connect it to the internet.

#2. Launch the Google Play store and tap on the search bar.

#3. Using the virtual keyboard, enter HBO GO and search for it.

HBO GO icon

#4. Choose HBO GO from the suggestions list and tap the Install option.

#5. Launch HBO GO after the installation.

#6. Click on the Login option to get an activation code.

HBO GO activation code

#7. Visit from a web browser.

#8. Select your device and click Next.

#9. Choose your tv provider and log in with valid credentials.

#10. Finally, enter the activation code. A success message will appear once it gets activated.

Start streaming big hit movies and popular series on HBO.

HBO GO home page on Android TV

Stream HBO GO on Android TV With Browser

#1. Launch a browser on your Android TV

#2. Go to the URL bar and visit

#3. Select the SIGN IN option and enter the necessary login credentials.

#4. After signing in, select the media you want and stream it on your TV.

Screen Cast HBO GO to TV

If you don’t want to install the HBO GO app, you can cast it from your smartphone. It will help you to screen mirror the respective media on your Android TV.

#1. Install the HBO GO app on your Android smartphone or iPhone.

#2. Connect your Android TV and smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network.

#3. Launch HBO GO and play your favorite movie or series.

#4. Click the Cast icon that you can view on the media player.

#5. From the list of devices, select your device.

#6. Now, the HBO GO content will play on your TV.

HBO GO series playing on Android TV

How to Stream HBO GO Outside the US

HBO GO is available only in the US and its territories. Therefore, it is impossible to download the app officially from the Google Play Store. It can be done by using a third-party cross-platform like Aptoide TV or Downloader.

  • Install Downloader from the Google Play Store.
  • Sideload HBO GO using a downloader.

#1. Launch Google Play store.

#2. Navigate to the search bar, enter Downloader and search for it.

#3. From the results, select the Downloader icon and click on Install.

Downloader by AFTVnews

#4. After the installation, go back to the home screen and open Settings.

Device preferences

#5. Select Device Preferences > Security & restrictions.

security & restrictions

#6. Tap on unknown sources and toggle the Downloader located next to it.

Install unknown apps

#7. Launch the Downloader app.

#8. Enter the HBO GO Android TV apk URL.

Downloader URL page on Android TV

#9. Tap on the Go option to download the respective apk file.

#10. Further, click on the downloaded file to install HBO GO on your device.

#11. Wait for the installation to complete.

#12. Once it gets installed, it will prompt you to delete the apk file.

#13. Click on delete to remove the installation file.

#14. Now, launch a VPN app on your Android TV. It is advisable to use a paid VPN service to bypass the geo-restriction. You can use services like NordVPN, ExpressVPN, CyberGhost VPN.

#15. Connect to a US server.

#16. Launch the HBO GO app that you sideloaded and start streaming the required content on your Smart TV.

HBO GO series on Android TV

Other Supported Devices

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Windows
  • MacOS
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One


1) Can I watch HBO Go on Android TV?

It is supported for Android TVs that run on Android version 7.0 or above. But version 8.0 is recommended.

2) Can I use HBO GO using a web browser?

Yes, you can visit to view the contents from a browser.

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