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Continue watching where you left off

When you start watching something, HBO Max keeps track of your progress. Movies and series that you haven't finished watching are automatically added to Continue Watching. Each profile has its own Continue Watching list. This way you can easily continue watching a movie or series.

Xfinity device: The HBO Max app on Xfinity devices doesn't support a Continue Watching list just yet.

How do I continue watching something?

  1. Go to the Home screen and find the Continue Watching row. On your phone, tablet, or computer, you can also go to your Profile and choose Continue Watching.
  2. Choose what you want to watch and it will start playing where you left off.

Note  If you don't see Continue Watching, make sure you're signed in.

What's my next episode?

To see your progress in a series:

  • TV: Scroll left and choose the Series icon (along the left edge), or choose the Browse icon (upper-left) and then choose Series. Then select the series you're watching.
  • Phone, tablet, or computer: Choose the Menu icon (upper-left corner), choose Series, and then select the series you're watching.
  • Choose the Search icon, type the series name, and then choose the series you're watching.

Your next episode appears at the top of the screen, and episodes that you've watched have a purple progress bar.

How do I edit my Continue Watching list?

To remove something or everything:

  • Phone or tablet: Tap the Profile icon, then Continue Watching, and then Edit. Tap the X next to the item you want to remove, or Clear all to remove everything. When you're done editing, tap Done.
  • Computer: Choose your profile icon (upper-right), then Continue Watching, and then Edit. Click the - Remove button on the items you want to remove or choose Clear all to remove everything. When you're done editing, choose Done.

To clear your Continue Watching list on your TV, do this:

  • Choose your profile icon (upper-left), then choose Continue Watching and then Clear Continue Watching.

Play Next on Android TV

The Play Next row on your Android TV Home screen includes the next episode of shows you're watching and content you haven't finished.

To add something to Play Next:

  • On the Home screen of your Android TV, select a show or movie, and then choose Add to Play Next.

Note  If your Home screen doesn't have an HBO Max row, scroll to the bottom of your Home screen, choose Customize channels, and then turn on HBO Max. To learn more about Play Next, see Browse the Android TV Home screen.

Up Next on Apple TV

The Up Next row on the Watch Now screen of the Apple TV app includes the next episode of shows you're watching and content you haven't finished.

To add something to Up Next:

  • In the Apple TV app, select a show or movie, and then choose + Add to Up Next.

To learn more about Up Next, see Watch Now in the Apple TV app.

HBO Subscribers
HBO Max is a new streaming experience. Your HBO profile information, such as Continue Watching and My List, will not be available in HBO Max.

See also: Create a list of what you want to watch