This exact thing happened with my HBO max today & with Hulu last week. I did everything they suggest-update channel, remove & add channel, unplug TV, restart TV. The last thing I tried was the only thing that solved both channel issues-reset the internet router.
owner of a TCL ROKU tv; tried ALLsuggestions in this thread over the past week - nothing worked to get hbo max playing again. hbo max app works fine on my sony and samsung TVs. SO - ROKU/TCL needs to fix this; and/or i will stop buying either brands' products ever again. and, i'll be sure to tell others to stay away from ROKU/TCL products and services as well. hardware vendors seem to forget we are paying for streaming services monthly; so, when the hardware won't play the content we are paying for, that equipment is wasting our money and our time... i don't appreciate either being wasted. at this point in the message thread, if roku had made ANY public statement owning up to and/or at least apologizing for this wide-spread issue and told us they were actively investigating and working on a fix, i would feel better about the situation. but, since no one at roku seems to care about us, i'm awfully close to not caring about them.
Should've been done weeks ago. We'll check it out after the turn of the year. Maybe Roku's advertisers not having their ads seen during the peak holiday season will make Roku understand the importance of not ghosting people.
I have a xiaomi tv box for years, a television with andoid tv and my new television equipment is with the ROKU system.
Roku is light years behind Android tv, on all my devices have my applications at hand. In roku there is no star + apart from the fact that I have constant errors with Directvgo and HBO MAX that I do not have on any other devices.
Never buy a system that brings more disadvantages than advantages, I regret having Roku and also that I never mentioned that they want to fix something.
The only thing they respond to is a copy paste to restart the router or the system, which is usually the first thing one does, even a 10-year-old child
they obviously did not "roll it back" for all users; because, my tv and others' tvs are still not being offered the system firmware version downgrade; even if we manually check for updates every day. also, this particular community thread has been open for a month and a half. plus, there are several other threads saying the same thing on roku's own site, at hbo support, on reddit, etc. i therefore stand by my complaint that people have been having this issue for a LONG time with no definitive corporate response or solution. who wants to refund me for the time i've missed on my hbo subscription?
On topic for this thread: over the past few days I've tried HBO Max on all three of my Ultras (4640, 4670, 4800) and my Premiere 3920, and all work fine. All three players are on 10.5. For my non-Roku players, my '17 Shield works fine but my '19 Shield is worthless for Max. HBO has terrible app programmers, and they can't seem to get it right for all platforms.
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