How do I sign up for HBO Max?

HBO Max is available from many providers and also at To see all the ways you can get HBO Max, see How do I get HBO Max?

Things to know
  • Before you subscribe, check to see if you might already have access to HBO Max.
  • Former HBO NOW subscribers can sign in to HBO Max using their HBO NOW email and password. If your subscription has expired you'll need to start a new subscription.

Subscribe at

Stream HBO series, exclusive Max Originals, and hit movies all in one place. You can choose from two subscription plans: Ad-Free and With Ads. A free trial period is not included with either plan.

Here's how to subscribe:

  1. Go to on your phone or computer.
  2. Returning subscribers: Choose Sign In in the upper-right corner. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  3. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads with monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  4. New subscribers: Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
  5. Email already in use?
    The email you entered is already in use by another account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  6. Add your payment method. If you have a promo code, add it here. You'll see a message if your promo code and plan don't match.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.
  7. Choose Start Subscription.
  8. Choose your profile and you're ready to stream.

Now you can sign in and stream HBO Max on all your favorite devices.

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.