How to Stream HBO Max on Discord Easily (Full Guides with Pictures)

Discord is a popular gameplay software; however, it allows you to watch your favorite shows with your friends and family via HBO Max streaming. But if you don’t know how to stream HBO Max on Discord, you’re at the right place. This write-up offers a step-by-step procedural guide!

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jan 26, 2024

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Do you love watching shows and movies on HBO Max, but you also want to share this experience with your long-distance friends or family members? Since HBO Max doesn't offer this feature, organizing an online gathering via Discord is the easiest solution. Hence, you can effortlessly stream your favorite HBO Max shows on Discord to spend your free time in the desired manner.

But what to do if you are unaware of how to stream HBO Max on Discord? No worries since this article facilitates you with the correct method, along with a bonus tip. So without further ado, let's dig into the details!

Step-by-Step Guide to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Here, we will walk you through the steps to stream your favorite HBO Max videos to Discord. But before that, check out the preparations below:

🕵️‍♂️ What to Prepare:
Download and install Discord (the latest version)
Log into your HBO Max account (If you don't have one, sign up it)
Prepare a Nitro account if you want to stream videos in your desired quality or frame rate. If not, ignore it
Good network connection

When you are ready, follow the below guide to start your task:

Step 1. First, you must download and install the Discord app on your desktop using the official website. Along with that, open the HBO Max on your browser and sign up or log in to your account.

Step 1 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 2. Next, you have to select your favorite HBO Max TV show or movie that you want to stream on Discord. Later, open "User Settings" from Discord by clicking the small icon from the bottom left side of the window.

Step 2 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 3. From the side column, choose the "Registered Games" option under the "Activity Settings" menu. Now, press the "Add it" button.

Step 3 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 4. Once done, you need to expand the "Select" drop-down menu and select HBO Max from the list.

Step 4 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 5. The next step is choosing the server to stream HBO Max and going for the desired channel. Everyone who is sharing this server will be able to talk or meet up. Even Discord allows you to create your channel.

Step 5 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 6. After joining the voice channel, press the "Share Screen" icon available a little above the user settings. From the pop-up, choose the opened HBO Max window.

Step 6 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Step 7. The following window lets you select the quality, resolution, and frame rate of the streaming video quality if you own a Nitro account. But if not, you have to stream in 720P quality. Hit the "Go Live" tab to begin with streaming.

Step 7 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

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Step 8. Once the streaming starts, you can stop it whenever you want by tapping the "Disconnect" button. That's all!

Step 8 to Stream HBO Max on Discord

Bonus Tip: How to Screen Record HBO Max

Though the above steps work perfectly, in order to stream HBO Max on Discord, you may need to record the streaming of non-copyright content for various purposes. If this is the case, EaseUS RecExperts is the ultimate solution. This screen recorder assists you in capturing the entire screen or any desired area with audio and a webcam. You can either record the system sound and microphone together or separately.

Furthermore, it lets you record automatically via its schedule recording function. The auto stop and auto splitting features are also available. Even you can effortlessly add your textual or graphic watermark if required.

Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1. Launch the EaseUS RecExperts, and click the downward triangle to find the "Enhanced mode" button that looks like a small TV on the left panel.

Find and Click Enhanced Mode

Step 2. Select to record the webcam, system sound, or the microphone. You can see popular streaming sites in this interface, including YouTube, Netflix, Vimeo, Amazon Prime, Disney, Hulu, etc. Then, click a site, and you will be lead to its official website.

Choose a Site

Step 3. Go back to EaseUS RecExperts and click the "REC" to proceed. The recording will start after a 3-second countdown. You can see a task bar on your screen. Choose the corresponding button on it to pause or stop the recording.

Start Recording

Step 4. When the recording is over, you will be lead to the preview interface where you can view and edit the recorded videos. Here you can eidt, take screenshots from the recording, or, adjust the volume and playback speed as you like.

View and Edit the Recording

Final Words

HBO Max streaming isn't possible without third-party software. In this scenario, Discord works perfectly for it. Following the suggested procedure, you can stream HBO Max on Discord with audio and enjoy the party. Don't forget to share this post with your friends if it solves your problem.


Stream HBO Max on Discord FAQs

Though the concern of how to stream HBO Max on Discord has been explained well above, here are some additional questions to consider:

1. Can you connect HBO Max to Discord?

Yes, it is possible to connect HBO Max to Discord with or without sound. You have to stream HBO Max on your desktop and then open Discord Settings. From the side column, choose the Registered Games option and add HBO Max from the list. Next, use the Go Live feature to watch your favorite show.

2. Does HBO Max allow screen sharing?

HBO Max allows you to share your screen using third-party software like Discord. You can quickly host a meeting, stream your HBO Max video content, and use the screen share option on Discord to enjoy your favorite show with your friends.

3. How do I stream without a black screen on Discord?

The black screen issue is due to the enabled hardware acceleration option on Discord or the browser you're using. So, open the Discord Settings first, select the Advanced section, and toggle the switch off. For the browser, go to Settings from the Menu bar, check the System options, and turn this feature off.

4. How do I get around the HBO Max black screen?

Multiple factors are considered to fix HBO Max black screen. Firstly, turn off the hardware acceleration of the browser and Discord. Later, ensure a stable internet connection and enough storage space. Check the servers of HBO Max and your browser's compatibility. If the issue persists, deactivate your VPN, and check for updates.

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