I have HBO (HBO GO). Do I get HBO Max?

Here are some answers to your questions.

Note  The HBO GO app is no longer available. HBO Max is a new way to stream HBO plus much more. Your HBO subscription through your TV or internet provider may give access to HBO Max for no extra cost.

What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is a new streaming experience that bundles all of HBO together with even more blockbuster movies, classic TV favorites, plus new Max Originals. To learn more, see What is HBO Max?

Do I get HBO Max?

HBO Max is available through many TV, internet, and mobile providers. If your provider supports HBO Max, you can sign in to HBO Max using your provider account credentials (just as you do for HBO GO).

First, find out if your provider supports HBO Max. To do this, do either of the following:

If your provider supports HBO Max, you can install the HBO Max app, sign in through your provider, and start streaming all of HBO Max. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Install HBO Max. Go to the app store on a supported device and search for HBO Max. Then, select HBO Max and choose the download/install option.
  2. Sign in. Sign in to HBO Max by choosing Sign in Through TV or Mobile Provider on the sign-in screen. Then, choose your provider and enter your provider account credentials. For step-by-step instructions, please see Sign in through a provider. 
  3. Stream. Once you're signed in, you can create profiles and start streaming.

If your provider doesn't support HBO Max, see Ways to stream HBO GO.

Is there an additional cost for HBO Max?

No. You'll continue to be billed by your provider just as before.

Can I still watch HBO channels and HBO On Demand?

Yes. You can continue to watch the same, great HBO programming through your TV provider on the HBO Channels and HBO On Demand.

HBO Max is a new way to stream HBO together with so much more. Additional content, such as Max Originals, is only available when you use the HBO Max app.

What's the difference between HBO GO and HBO Max?

HBO Max is a new way to stream HBO plus much more.

  • HBO Max. Stream HBO, plus SO much more.

    Stream all of HBO together with a collection of classic TV favorites, even more blockbuster movies, and new Max Originals.
  • HBO (formerly called HBO GO). Stream HBO.

    The HBO GO app is no longer available. To access all of HBO together with so much more, use the HBO Max app (see the next section). Can I still stream HBO?

What devices are supported by HBO Max?

The following devices are supported by HBO Max:

  • Android phones and tablets
  • Android TV Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
  • Apple TV (4th generation and later)
  • Computers (PC and Mac browsers)
  • PlayStation 4
  • Samsung TV (2016 models and later)
  • Xbox One

Install HBO Max

You can install the HBO Max app on any of these devices. Just open the app store on your device, search for HBO Max, and install the HBO Max app.

Note  If the HBO Max app doesn't appear in an app store, please see HBO Max supported devices.

Sign in to HBO Max

Sign in to HBO Max by choosing Sign in Through TV or Mobile Provider on the sign-in screen. Then, choose your provider and enter your provider account credentials. For step-by-step instructions, please see Sign in through a provider.

Note  HBO Max is a new streaming experience. Your HBO GO profile settings, such as My List, parental controls, and your continue watching list, will not be available in HBO Max.

My device isn't supported by HBO Max

If the HBO Max app isn't available on your device, here are some additional ways you can stream HBO Max:

  • Sign in and stream on another device. See HBO Max supported devices.
  • Use Chromecast to cast HBO Max to your TV.
  • Use an HDMI cable to connect your phone, tablet, or computer to your TV.

Is HBO Max available as a channel?

No. HBO Max content, such as Max Originals and other classic TV favorites, are only available via the HBO Max app. For a list of devices with the HBO Max app, see HBO Max supported devices.

Can I still stream HBO?

If your provider doesn't support HBO Max, here's how you can continue streaming HBO:

  • Stream on your computer at HBOGO.com until August 31, 2020
  • Stream using your TV provider app (if available)
  • Stream on a TiVo device using the HBO app for a limited time

You can also continue to watch HBO programming on your TV via the HBO Channels and On Demand.