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 sign up, check to see if 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.

Sign up at

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

New subscribers who sign up at can get the first 7 days free. Your first subscription charge will be the day before your free trial is over. If you see a pending charge before this time, it's likely an authorization hold. To avoid being charged for your first billing period, you need to cancel your subscription the day before your free trial ends.

Subscribing in Venezuela

You can't sign up at in Venezuela. Instead, you'll need to subscribe to HBO Max through an app store. To learn more, see Sign up through the HBO Max app.

Here's how to sign up:

  1. Go to on your phone or computer.
  2. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like (Standard or Mobile) and your billing period (1, 3, or 12 months). To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  3. Choose Select Plan.
  4. Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You'll sign in using this email and password.
  5. Email Already in Use?
    This means the email you entered is already being used by an HBO Max or HBO GO account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  6. Add a 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.