Currently Being ModeratedJan 20, 2013 5:18 AM (in response to taquitopete)
I also have DirecTV and HBO. I also want to catch up on Boardwalk Empire and want to watch it on my large screen. I also have my DTV box attached to the Net.
It's easy, just go to channel 1501 (HBO On Demand) where every episode is there to stream. Full HD. Takes a minute or two to build a buffer depending on you Internet connection speed.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 21, 2013 12:11 PM (in response to maverick66)
Maverick66. This was a feature that HBO disabled for over a year. It finally returned in the latest app update after an agreement of some sort with Apple.
Before that people had to use the work arounds mentioned in this 9 page thread. Its all moot now as you noticed.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 21, 2013 7:17 AM (in response to nsfw)
So nsfw, then are you saying that with the most recent Ipad2 update, I should be able to watch HBOGO via my HDMI connect to a NON-Apple TV? Or, do you mean I need to update the HBO GO app, and it should work? Sorry for my ignorance on this issue, but I just got both the Ipad2 and the HDMI connector and tried it last night and PBS works, TED Talks work, but HBO GO comes on and then shuts down.
Thank you for your help.
Currently Being ModeratedMar 24, 2013 2:31 PM (in response to scottyc5)
Very frustrated user here. Cannot get the hbo go app to show up in the Apple TV. The hbo go app is on an iPhone 5 an is on an ipad mini. I have read that it should work via AirPlay but no idea how to get it to work, AirPlay is enabled. Any ideas?
Currently Being ModeratedApr 5, 2013 7:54 AM (in response to vongole1)
First things first...I discovered that you have to enable airplay on your iPad by pressing the home button twice then swiping right to left along the bottom until you come to the music player toolbar where you will find the airplay icon. Click that and turn on screen mirroring. Hope this helps some of you. I did this because I only heard audio when watching a preview in the HBO GO app.
Problem is that when I turmed on mirroring the HBO GO app tells me "We're sorry, but HBO GO does not currently support HDMI video out from this device. We hope to offer this capability in the future". What device do they mean? My Apple TV or my iPad 2? Shouldn't it work?
So airplay isn't working in HBO Go and neither is playing any real content. I can only play some previews. For days now, when I try to play an actual episode or movie I get this: "We're sorry. Some videos may not be available at this time. We are working on this issue and hope to have it resolved shortly."
Anyone have any ideas how I can fix this? I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Logging in an out.
In settings > version see that the app version is 188.8.131.521 from 2013-02-01 build g1bf2378. Does anyone have a newer version? Maybe somehow I have an old app?
Currently Being ModeratedApr 5, 2013 11:54 AM (in response to Eplebiter)
Eplebiter this isn't the case at all....you don't have to "enable mirroring" for HBO Go. It utizes the "normal" Airplay functions that everything else does. I use it every single day...as recent as 30 minutes ago.
I would just reset the iPad, reset the Apple TV and see if that just syncs everything back to how it should be. There is no reason that you should not be able to Airplay HBO Go at this time.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 7, 2013 10:20 AM (in response to maverick66)
Hmmm, well that made things worsens. Earlier today I could play movies and now I can't, only previews. Re airplay, only the audio comes over when I hit AirPlay, so then following some other instructions I went to turn on mirroring, but get the strange hdmi video out message as I stated above. I don't unstand why it works for you and not for me :-(
Currently Being ModeratedApr 9, 2013 2:01 PM (in response to Eplebiter)
I have an iPad 4, AppleTV g3 with current software and the most recent version of HBO GO. Oh, and am logged in via a Comcast / Xfinity account. When attempting to AirPlay (normal or mirroring) I receive an error message on the TV "an error occurred please try later". AirPlay works fine, for example, using Netflix.
Frustrating. Grateful for any tips.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 9, 2013 2:25 PM (in response to UN_EdB)
Yeah, I'm using the Xfinity login, too. New Apple TV with latest sw 5.2.1. with iPad 2 (iOS 5.1.1) and updated the HBO Go app today with the release form Monday. With airplay only getting audio and when trying to fix by turning on mirroring I get the ""We're sorry, but HBO GO does not currently support HDMI video out from this device. We hope to offer this capability in the future" message.
I'm going to contact HBO Go (firstname.lastname@example.org) and point them to this discussion. Maybe their app devs can help us out.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 19, 2013 9:58 AM (in response to Eplebiter)
Try updating the iPad iOS to the newer iOS 6.
I was having the same experience with HBO Go ---> brand new ATV3 ---> iPad running 5.1.1 ---> newly downloaded HBO Go. I could get sound but not video and got the mirroring "does not support HDMI" error when trying to mirror.
I updated the ipad to iOS 6 last night and HBO Go then worked just fine.
Currently Being ModeratedMay 7, 2013 7:20 AM (in response to markanderin)
This is all very confusing. I have one simple question. Has anyone used Apple TV and their iPad to use Airplay to stream HBO Go with Comcast as their network service provider. Comcast blocks HBO Go access on the Roku and I am wondering if they also block Airplay access.