HBO GO is a TV everywhere app to stream live TV channels as well as on-demand content. You can use your TV provider credentials to watch movies and series. HBO GO app is available for Apple TV, Firestick, Roku, and smart TV, just like smartphones. You can use your Vizio Smart TV to stream movies and series from the HBO GO app. There are several ways that you can use to stream the HBO content on your Vizio Smart TV.
The HBO GO app provides the complete list of HBO Shows in the on-demand library. You can download the content in the app for watching offline anytime. The HBO GO app offers simultaneous streaming on 3 devices. It has subtitles for various languages, and you can choose from them for streaming. The HBO GO app offers documentaries, kid’s shows, and stand-up comedy shows for streaming on-demand.
How to Watch HBO Go on Vizio Smart TV
Vizio Smart TV is available in two types, VIA TVs and Vizio SmartCast TVs. VIA models support downloading apps from the store. Unfortunately, HBO GO is unavailable on the Vizio App Store. As Vizio Smart TVs have a built-in Chromecast feature, you can cast the HBO GO contents from your smartphones.
Stream HBO GO Using Smartphone
(2) Connect your Android/iOS device to the same WiFi network as your Vizio Smart TV.
(3) Now, open the HBO GO app on your smartphone.
(4) Tap the Cast icon next to the Search icon.
(5) Your smartphone will search for a nearby casting device.
(6) When your Vizio Smart TV is detected, choose the TV to connect.
(7) Select the content to stream. It will appear on your Vizio Smart TV.
(8) To stop the casting, tap the Cast icon again and click the Disconnect button.
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Alternative Way to Stream HBO GO
The HBO GO app offers AirPlay support to stream the content on the Vizio Smart TV from Apple devices. You have to enable the AirPlay option on the Vizio Smart TV, and you can click the AirPlay icon on the app to watch the content.
FYI! Recently, HBO introduced a new streaming service, HBO Max, to get all the HBO original and on-demand content. With that, HBO is concentrating more on HBO Max and opting out of HBO GO and HBO NOW apps.
As of now, casting is the only way that you can watch HBO GO on your Vizio TV. You can also connect the Chromecast device to stream HBO GO on your TV without any trouble. With HBO Max, HBO GO seems to be outdated. If you want to share your opinion about this, tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
Related: How to Stream HBO GO on Roku
The Vizio App Store does not offer the HBO GO app for installation on the Vizio TV.
You can only cast or AirPlay the HBO GO app to the Vizio Smart TV from the smartphone with a common internet connection.
The HBO Max app is available in the Vizio App Store for free download, and you can also cast or AirPlay the app from your smartphone.