Sign up through an app store

You can sign up using the HBO Max app on Android, Apple , and Samsung TV devices. You can also sign up at HBOMax.com.

Things to Know

Stream HBO series, exclusive Max Originals, and hit movies all in one place. A free trial period is not included.

Choose the device you're using

Android phone or tablet
  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Android phone or tablet.
  2. Open HBO Max, then tap the Profile icon (bottom edge on phones, left edge on tablets).
  3. Select Subscribe Now.
  4. Choose your subscription period (Monthly or Yearly) and then choose Continue.
  5. Fill out the account 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. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  6. 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.
Samsung Z Fold3

If you have a Samsung Z Fold3 phone, see How do I sign up for HBO Max?

Android TV

Subscribe and install

You can install HBO Max and subscribe at the same time. Here's how:

  1. Open the Play Store on your Android TV. Find and select HBO Max.
  2. Choose Subscribe & install.
  3. If you agree to have your HBO Max account created and linked to your Google account, choose Agree and continue.
  4. Choose your payment method and then select Subscribe. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.
  5. Choose Continue to HBO Max. Your HBO Max account will be created using your Gmail address and linked to your Google account. You can manage your linked accounts at g.co/linkedaccounts.
  6. Enter a password for your HBO Max account and then choose Create Password.
  7. Choose Continue to HBO Max, then choose who's watching and you're ready to stream.

Subscribe

  1. Open the Play Store on your Android TV and search for HBO Max.
  2. Select HBO Max and then choose Install.
  3. Open HBO Max and select Subscribe Now. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In.)
  4. Choose your subscription period (Monthly or Yearly) and then choose Continue.
  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.
Apple TV
  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Apple TV.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Subscribe Now. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
  3. Choose the subscription that you'd like: Monthly or Yearly.
  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?
    The email you entered is already being used. 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 at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.
iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Download the HBO Max app on your iOS device.
  2. Open HBO Max, then tap the Profile icon (bottom edge on phones, left edge on tablets).
  3. Select Subscribe Now.
  4. Choose your subscription (Monthly or Yearly) and then Continue.
  5. Fill out the account 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. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Apple.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.
Samsung TV
  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Samsung TV.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Subscribe Now (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
  3. Choose your subscription period (Monthly or Yearly) and then choose Continue.
  4. Open a web browser on your phone or a computer.
  5. In your browser's address bar, enter HBOMax.com/tvsignin.
  6. Enter the code that appears on your TV, and then choose Next.
  7. 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. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Samsung. Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

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, 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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