Now, you might have come home from a long hard day of work and wanted to binge-watch that one show on HBO. Sadly, there are a lot of errors you might face. In this article, I will show you how to fix HBO Max Error Codes 905, H, 100, 321, and 420 as well as Can’t Play Title.
Before you start to know about the solutions it is better to get to know more about these errors. The details about the errors are given below.
HBO Max Error Code 905
You will encounter Error 905 when HBO Max starts lagging, the video starts buffering, and you might also face many other issues as symptoms. However, the reasons are pretty odd. Saying that, if you follow our list of solutions, it is enough for you to fix the error.
HBO Max Error Code H-236ea1cf (Service Error)
When the users face the HBO Error Code H-235ea1cf, they are constantly forced to restart the application. This issue is generally found on Apple TV, the reason is not known to the users.
HBO Max Error Codes 100, 321. Or, 420
You will encounter Error Code 420, 100, or 321 in HBO Max if you happen to have a network connection issue. One more reason as to why the error codes can appear is the HBO Max server being down.
Now that we have seen what the error codes mean, we will now be seeing the solutions.
HBO Max Error Code “Can’t Play Title”
The users encounter the following error when they are playing a video in HBO Max.
Can’t Play Title
We are having trouble playing the video. Please try again later.
Sometimes the message is also displayed a little differently, “Can’t Play Title” could be replaced by a “Can’t Play Video” message.
Generally, the issue is persistent if you happen to be using a specific browser. So, before we move any further, it is recommended that you try switching the browser or the device, to check if the issue persists.
How to Fix HBO Max Error Codes?
Given below are the things you can do to fix HBO Max Error Codes 905, H, 100, 321, 420 or the error message Can’t Play Title:
- Check if HBO Max is down
- Update or Reinstall HBO Max
- Disable VPN
- Check your location
- Check HBO Max Cache
- Fix your Internet Connection
They are given in detail below –
1] Check if HBO Max is down
The first thing you do is check if the HBO Max server is down. For that, you would have to visit downdetector.com to see if there is a spike in errors reported. If you are able to conclude that the HBO Max server is down, all you need to do is wait for some time, as HBO engineers will resolve the issue.
2] Try to Update or Reinstall HBO Max
The first thing you have to do to fix any error in HBO Max is to update the app. When you update HBO Max, it should resolve any of the errors.
If updating does not seem to help, try reinstalling the application to check if it fixes the issue.
3] Disable the VPN
If you are from the United States and are still using a VPN turned, be it just for safety purposes, you need to try disabling it to see if the issue persists. Most likely after you disable the VPN, the issue will be fixed. However, you would have to wait for 10 minutes or so after turning the VPN off, so that the HBO Max application detects your action.
4] Make sure to Check your Location
You cannot use the HBO Max service outside of the USA. That is one rule that must be followed.
So, if it happens that you are outside of the United States, the only thing you can do is wait till HBO extends the HBO MAX services. Yes, you have the ability to try to use a VPN, however, HBO’s algorithm is smart enough to detect your action.
5] You can Clear HBO Max Cache
If you have tried the above three solutions to no avail, then, you can try clearing HBO Max Cache. The procedure for clearing Cache depends on the device you are streaming on.
If you happen to be streaming on a browser, you need to clear the cache of the browser. You will be able to do that from the browser’s settings.
If you happen to be streaming on a mobile, you need to navigate to its Settings > Apps > HBO Max, then clear its cache.
6] Try and Fix your Internet Connection
One of the most obvious culprits behind the error codes is poor Internet Connection. So, if you happen to be using Wi-Fi, check out other devices connected to the Wi-Fi to see if they are having trouble with the Internet.
If you are able to conclude that there is indeed some problem with the Internet on all devices, try restarting your Router. If the issue persists, you should contact your ISP.
If only the device you are streaming on has the Internet issue, you will have to fix the slow Internet to increase its speed.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How do I clear the HBO Max cache?
If you wish to clear your HBO Max cache on your Android TV, you need to navigate to Settings > Apps. Choose HBO Max from the list of apps that appear. Click on Clear cache. After you do so it will clear the HBO Max cache.
How can you reset the HBO Max app?
If you wish to reset your HBO Max app then you might have to restart your device or you might need to reinstall it. Visit the Settings app, then uninstall the application. After you have done so, go to the Store, then freshly re-download and install the HBO Max application.
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