Sign up through HBO Max app

You can sign up using the HBO Max app on Android, Apple, and Roku streaming devices, as well as Samsung TVs. You can also sign up at HBOMax.com.

Things to know
  • Before you sign up, you might already have access to HBO Max.
  • Former HBO GO subscribers (billed through Apple or HBO) can sign in to HBO Max using their HBO GO email and password. If your subscription has expired you'll need to start a new subscription.

Stream HBO series, exclusive Max Originals, and hit movies all in one place. You can choose from two subscription plans: Standard and Mobile.

Choose the device you're using:

Android phone or tablet

Note Subscriptions through the Google Play Store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Google, you can sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Android phone or tablet.
  2. Open HBO Max and then tap the Profile icon (person, upper right).
    Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  3. Select Choose a Plan.
  4. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like (Standard or Mobile) and your billing period. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  5. Choose Select Plan.
  6. Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
    Email already in use?
    This means that the email you entered is in use by another account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Google Play.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password (from Step 6) and stream on all your favorite devices.

Android TV

Note Subscriptions through the Google Play Store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Google, you can sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Android TV.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Choose a Plan (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
  3. Choose a billing period (1, 3, or 12 months).
  4. Choose Select Plan.
  5. You can finish signing up on your TV or your mobile device. To sign up on your TV:
    1. Enter your email and create a password, then choose Next. You'll sign in using this email and password.
    2. Enter your first and last name and choose Accept & Create Account.
      Email already in use?
      The email you entered is already being used by another account. Go back to the Home screen and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  6. To sign up on your phone or tablet:
    1. Scan the QR code on your TV with your phone or tablet. This will take you to activate.hbomax.com.
    2. Enter the 6-character code that appears above the QR code on your TV, and then choose Next.
    3. Complete the form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
      Email already in use?
      The email you entered is already being used by another account. Go back to the Home screen and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Google Play.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password and stream on all your favorite devices.

Apple TV

Note Subscriptions through the Apple App Store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Apple, you can sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Apple TV. If you already have the HBO Max app, go to the App Store, search for HBO Max, and then choose Update if available.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Choose a Plan (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
    Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  3. Choose a billing period (1, 3, or 12 months).
  4. Enter your email and create a password, then choose Next. You'll sign in using this email and password.
  5. Enter your first and last name and choose Accept & Create Account.
    Email already in use?
    This means the email you entered is already being used by an account. Go back to the Home screen and sign in with this email or go back to the previous screen and enter a different email.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Apple. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

You're done! Go back to your TV to start streaming.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password and stream on all your favorite devices.

iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Note Subscriptions through the Apple App Store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Apple, you can sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your iPhone or iPad (if you already have the HBO Max app, go to the App Store, search for HBO Max, and then choose Update if available.
  2. Open HBO Max and then tap the Profile icon (person, upper right).
    Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  3. Select Choose a Plan.
  4. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like (Standard or Mobile) and your billing period. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  5. Choose Select Plan.
  6. Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
    Email already in use?
    This means that the email you entered is in use by another account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Apple. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password (from Step 6) and stream on all your favorite devices.

Roku

Note Subscriptions through the Roku Channel Store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Roku, you can sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Roku streaming device.
  2. Open HBO Max and choose the Profile icon (person, upper left).
  3. Select Choose a Plan.
  4. Next you'll have two options:
    • Choose Continue to share your Roku account information (your name and email address).
    • Choose Cancel and enter your account information manually.
  5. Review your account information and choose Next.
    Email already in use?
    This means that the email you entered is in use by another account. Go back to the Home screen and sign in with this email or go back to the previous screen and enter a different email.
  6. Enter a password for your account and choose Next.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to start your subscription through Roku. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

You're done! Go back to your TV to start streaming.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password (from Step 6) and stream on all your favorite devices.

Samsung TV

Note Subscriptions through the Samsung app store are not available in all countries. If you can't subscribe via Samsung, sign up at HBOMax.com.

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Samsung TV.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Choose a Plan (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
  3. Open a web browser on your phone or a computer.
  4. In your browser's address bar, enter HBOMax.com/tvsignin.
  5. Enter the code that appears on your TV, and then choose Next.
  6. Complete the form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
    Email already in use?
    This means the email you entered is already being used by an account. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Samsung. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

You're done! Go back to your TV to start streaming.

Now you can sign in with your account email and password (from Step 6) and stream on all your favorite devices.

Once you've signed up, you can sign in and stream HBO Max on all your favorite devices.

Not all payment methods are accepted for recurring subscriptions. Check with your app store (Apple, Google Play, Roku, or Samsung Checkout) to find out which payment methods are accepted.

Verify your account email
Please check your inbox for a 'Verify Your Email Address' email from HBO Max; open this email and choose Verify Email. If you can't find this email, see Verify your account email.

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