HBO Max Standard and Basic plans

HBO Max subscriptions are available through many providers (your provider is who you signed up through or who bills you for HBO Max). Depending on how you sign up, you can choose a subscription plan (Standard or Basic) and a billing period. To sign up, see Sign up for HBO Max.

What plans are available?

Here are the plans:

Standard plan

Basic plan

  • Watch in HD (720p)
  • Stream on 1 screen at a time (phone, tablet, TV, or computer)
  • Download up to 5 titles at a time

See HBOMax.com for pricing info.

What's the same?

Both plans have the same great content:

  • All of your HBO favorites
  • Unlimited content
  • Thousands of hours of series, movies, and new exclusive programming (Max Originals)
  • A robust selection of acquired series and movies
Which providers offer plans?

When you sign up at HBOMax.com or through an app store, you can choose your plan (Standard or Basic) and your billing period (monthly or yearly). Standard and Basic plans are available through the following providers:

  • HBOMax.com (HBO)
  • Apple App Store
  • Google Play
  • Samsung TV

To learn more, see Sign up for HBO Max.

Which plan do I have?

If you already subscribe to HBO Max, here's how to find your subscription plan:

  1. Open HBO Max or sign in to HBOMax.com on your computer. Can’t sign in?
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Phone or tablet: Tik op je profiel (rechtsboven), dan op het icoon Instellingen (tandwiel, rechtsboven) en tik op of scrol naar Abonnement.
    • TV device: Choose the Settings icon (cog, lower left), then choose Account.
    • Computer: Kies je profiel (rechtsboven), dan Instellingen en zoek Abonnement.
      (Subscription information is only available for Adult profiles).
  3. Here you can see your current plan: Standard or Basic, as well as your billing period and provider.
How do I switch plans?

To find out how to switch plans, choose your provider below (if you don't know your provider, see the previous section).

HBO Nordic AB or HBO Europe, s.r.o.

You can switch your plan on your phone, tablet, or computer. You can choose a subscription plan (Standard or Basic) and a billing period (Monthly or Yearly).

When will this change take effect?

  • When you switch to monthly billing or the Basic plan, the change takes effect on your next billing date.
  • When you switch to yearly billing or the Standard plan, the change is immediate. You'll be charged the price difference between plans (plus applicable taxes) and your next billing date will be adjusted.

HBO Max mobile app

Here’s how to change your plan:

  1. Open HBO Max on your phone or tablet and then tap the Profile icon (bottom edge on phones, left edge on tablets). Can't sign in?
  2. Tap the Settings icon (cog, upper right) and then tap or scroll to Subscription.
  3. Tap Manage Subscription and then Switch Plans.
  4. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  5. Choose Continue and then confirm your new plan.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from us confirming your plan change.

Computer

Here’s how to change your plan:

  1. Go to HBOMax.com and sign in. Can't sign in?
  2. Choose your profile (upper right), then choose Settings, and find Subscription.
  3. Choose Manage Subscription and then Switch Plans.
  4. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  5. Choose Continue and then confirm your new plan.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from us confirming your plan change.

HBOMax.com/account

Here’s how to change your plan:

  1. Go to HBOMax.com/account and sign in to your account. Can't sign in?
  2. Choose Switch Plans.
  3. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  4. Choose Continue and then confirm your new plan.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from us confirming your plan change.

Apple iTunes and App Store

If your subscription is billed through Apple, you can switch plans on your iPad, iPhone, or Apple TV. You can choose a subscription plan (Standard or Basic) and a billing period (Monthly or Yearly).

When will this change take effect?

  • When you switch to monthly billing or the Basic plan, the change takes effect on your next billing date.
  • When you switch to yearly billing or the Standard plan, the change is immediate. Apple will refund you for the remaining days in your billing period, and charge you for your new plan.

iPhone or iPad

Here's how to switch your plan:

  1. Open HBO Max on your iPhone or iPad and then tap your profile (upper right). Can't sign in?
  2. Tap the Settings icon (cog, upper right) and then Subscription.
  3. Tap Switch Plans.
  4. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  5. Tap Continue and then confirm your new plan.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your plan change through Apple.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from Apple confirming your plan change.

Apple TV

Here's how to switch your plan:

  1. Open HBO Max, then choose the Settings icon (cog, lower left),
  2. Choose Account and then Switch Plans.
  3. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  4. Choose Continue and then confirm your new plan.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your plan change through Apple.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from Apple confirming your plan change.

Google Play

If your subscription is billed through Google Play, you can switch plans on your Android phone, tablet, or TV. You can choose a subscription plan (Standard or Basic) and a billing period (Monthly or Yearly).

When will this change take effect?

  • When you switch to monthly billing or the Basic plan, the change takes effect on your next billing date.
  • When you switch to yearly billing or the Standard plan, the change is immediate. Google will give you a credit for the remaining time on your monthly subscription and apply it to your new plan. Your next billing date will be adjusted once that credit is used.

Android phone or tablet

Here's how to switch your plan:

  1. Open HBO Max on your Android phone and then tap your profile (upper right). Can't sign in?
  2. Tap the Settings icon (cog, upper right) and then Subscription.
  3. Tap Switch Plans.
  4. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  5. Tap Continue and then confirm your new plan.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your plan change through Google Play.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan. You'll get an email from Google Play confirming your plan change.

Android TV

Here's how to switch your plan:

  1. Open HBO Max on your Android TV.
  2. Choose the Settings icon (cog, lower left) and then choose Account.
  3. Choose Switch Plans.
  4. Choose the subscription plan you'd like: Standard or Basic and a billing period.
  5. Choose Continue.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your plan change through Google Play.

Your subscription is updated to your new plan or billing period. You should get an email from Google Play confirming your plan change.

Samsung TV

To change plans, cancel your subscription and then choose a different plan when you renew your subscription. Here's how:

  1. Cancel your subscription through Samsung TV.
  2. Wait for your subscription to expire.
  3. Once your subscription has expired, renew your subscription on your Samsung TV and choose a different plan. You can choose Standard or Basic and either monthly or yearly billing.