Currently Being ModeratedJul 15, 2011 5:46 PM (in response to Jarlitz)
Jarlitz, your method worked. Have you been able to get widescreen output or just 4:3? I'm only able to get 4:3. I have the video out setting set to widescreen, but still no luck. Netflix works widescreen, no problem. Any thoughts?
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2011 12:42 PM (in response to scottyc5)
I wasn't able to get HBO Go to HDMI out either at first try but in playing with it, I found the key was to queue up the video you want to watch, actually press play to make sure it loads, pause it, then plug in the HDMI cable then press play again and it should work. That's what I did.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2011 5:40 PM (in response to Bryan Brindeiro)
I did what everyone has been saying but can only get sound. Any ideas? Today was the first time I plugged my ipad into my computer in a while and there were some update...not sure if they had something to do with it.
Any help is appreciated...thanks!
Currently Being ModeratedJul 19, 2011 6:03 PM (in response to Bob Sacamano)
I have no clue what the others are talking about.
Open up the app and touch the gear thingy. Then touch Help followed by Technical Questions. Touch the third question down"Can I connect my mobile device to my TV and watch HBO GO?"
You will quickly see "No, currently an external connection from a mobile device to a TV is not supported."
Does that give you a hint?
Currently Being ModeratedJul 20, 2011 4:23 PM (in response to pmoynahan)
pmoynahan, I do get it in letter box. I have a projector and it doesn't fill the whole screen, but I can easily switch modes on my projector to fit the screen (all 12 foot of it). Like you said, it does work but the quality of the picture is less than ideal considering we have HD sets. I have a Blue Ray DVD player that does all my other streaming (including Netflix) and wouldn't think of using the iPad to do this if my cable provider had as much content to offer as HBO GO.
Currently Being ModeratedJul 25, 2011 12:40 PM (in response to scottyc5)
While I would like to be able to watch hbo go on my tv, I understand why hbo does not allow you to hook it up to a television. The name of the app alone says it all. It is supposed to be used while on the go, by a subscriber of hbo for one person only. I also understand the frustration because I would like to watch episodes of my favorite hbo series on my tv and my cable provider only allows 4 or 5 episodes to choose from any given month. This is an issue with hbo not hbo go, all episodes should be available at any time using on demand on your tv. I imagine they do not allow this because my friend that is not an hbo subscriber, but does have an ipad would be able to use my account to watch hbo in high definition with all his friends without having to ever pay hbo for anything. Much like people do with a netflix account. I would not do this, but I understand why hbo would be apprehensive about allowing people that do not pay for hbo to view their outstanding programming
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2011 6:48 PM (in response to scottyc5)
Like some of the rest of you, I could only get audio accompanied by the HBO GO logo - I switched the 12 ft, HDMI connecting cable that I use with my laptop from HDMI-3 which is located on the side of my flatscreen TV to HDMI-2 which is located on the back of the TV - and voila! - what it says in the technical support of HBO GO under 'Help' proves to be wrong - at least for now. Thanks for all your input!
Currently Being ModeratedAug 13, 2011 5:13 AM (in response to irvinfromgoleta)
The Hbogo website uses Flash so it is simple to connect your HDMI connector on your pc graphics card to your big screen tv to see/hear everything.
I use a gyration mouse to control the browser
Currently Being ModeratedJan 11, 2012 8:53 AM (in response to iHam)
If you have HBO GO. Some of the movies on there are not on showing on Demand, sometimes at all. Or on the reg. HBO at a later date. And if you have a TV, it is much better to watch it on the bigger screen....
Currently Being ModeratedJan 18, 2012 4:31 PM (in response to iHam)
Here's why I want to be able to stream to my TV:
TimeWarner™ Cable Offers HBO/HBO on Demand(some limited content) and several HBO Channels
TimeWarner™ Cable is not part of the partner program for HBO GO™
I have a rental property in Bethel, ME with Direct TV™
DirectTV™ is part of the partner program for HBO GO™
I signed up wiht HBO Go through my DirectTV account
I want to be able to watch HBO GO at my house through Airplay/Mirroring on my TV. I can watch it on my Macbook and plug it into HDMI on my TV. But it's a pain.
I haven't tried the above idea with the video cable being plugged in before starting HBO GO. I know that doesn't work with the HDMI cable. But maybe it will with the AV Cable