How to navigate HBO GO

When you sign in, you'll see the Home screen, with featured series, movies, documentaries, comedies, and more.

Note for phone and tablet users: If your HBO NOW app doesn’t have these icons, go to the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and search for HBO NOW to see if an app update is available. A new version of HBO NOW is not yet available for Kindle Fire tablet.

Browsing categories

You can browse categories, such as Series and Movies, as well as curated Collections such as Essential HBO or Just-Added Movies. Some videos might appear in more than one category.

Here's how to browse categories:

Phone and tablet

Browse icon (three lines and a magnifying glass)

Tap the Browse icon.

Computer

Browse icon (three lines)

In the upper-left corner, choose the Browse icon.

TV

Browse icon (squares)

In the upper-right corner, choose the Browse icon. (If you don't see the Browse icon, scroll left to see the menu.)

Here's how to get back to the Home screen:

Phone and tablet

Tap the Home icon.

Computer

In the upper-left corner, choose the Browse icon, and then choose Home.

TV

In the upper-right corner, choose the Browse icon, and then choose Home. (If you don't see the Browse icon, scroll left to see the menu.)

Using search

You can use Search to quickly find something to watch. You can search for the title of a movie, a series, or an episode, as well as directors and cast members.

The Search icon is at the top of the screen in most apps; on phones, the Search icon is at the bottom of the screen. Choose the Search icon at the top of the screen and enter your search text. As you enter each letter, Search displays the closest matches. If there are too many results, enter a few more letters.

Finding series episodes

Each series has its own page, where you can find information about the series and all the available episodes. For most series, episodes are grouped by season, and you can choose a season number to see all episodes in that season. (You might have to scroll down to see the season numbers.)

Here's how to find a series page:

Phone and tablet

Tap the Browse icon, then choose Series.

Computer

In the upper-left corner, choose the Browse icon, and then choose Series.

TV

In the upper-right corner, choose the Browse icon, and then choose Series.
(If you don't see the Browse icon, scroll left to see the menu.)

To see more information about the series, choose the series title. To see more information about an individual episode, choose the title of that episode.

Keeping up with your favorites

When you're signed in to HBO GO, you can see any videos that you haven't finished watching on your Continue Watching list. You can also use My List to keep track of shows and movies that you want to watch later.

On phones, tablets, and computers, My List and the Continue Watching list are under your Profile. On TVs, they're at the top of the Home screen when you're signed in.

To learn more, see My List: Create a list of what you want to watch and How to use the Continue Watching list.

Accessing your profile and settings

From your profile, you can do things like set parental controls and manage your devices.

Here's how to get to your profile and settings:

Phone and tablet

Tap the Menu button, then choose Settings.

Computer

In the upper-left corner, choose the Profile icon.

TV

In the upper-right corner, choose the Profile icon (Settings).