All about HBO Max

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What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is a streaming experience that bundles all of HBO together with even more TV favorites, blockbuster movies, and new Max Originals. With over 13,000 hours of groundbreaking entertainment, there's something for everyone.

What's on HBO Max?

To see what's on HBO Max, download the HBO Max app or go to HBOMax.com. You don't need a subscription to see what's available on HBO Max. Looking for a particular show or movie? In HBO Max, choose the Search icon and enter a show or movie.

You can also go to HBOMax.com/series and HBOMax.com/feature to see featured TV shows and movies.

To sample free episodes of popular series on HBO Max, see Watch free episodes.

How much does HBO Max cost?

HBO Max is available through many providers. Depending on your provider, you can choose from two subscription plans:

  • With Ads - $9.99/month or $99.99/year (16% savings)
  • Ad-Free - $14.99/month or $149.99/year (16% savings)

Your subscription will automatically renew on a recurring basis until you cancel your subscription.

Questions? See HBO Max plans or Paying for HBO Max.

Which devices can I stream on?

You can stream HBO Max on phones, tablets, computers, and TVs. See our supported devices.

What do I need to sign up for HBO Max?

Before you sign up, check to see if you might already have access to HBO Max.

Does HBO Max have ads?

Some shows and movies on HBO Max may have ads depending on your subscription plan. Depending on your provider, you can choose from two plans: Ad-Free and With Ads. To learn more, see Ads on HBO Max.

To learn more about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.

How do I sign up?

HBO Max is available from many providers and also at HBOMax.com. See How do I get HBO Max?

What can I do?

Download shows and movies

Yes, you can download shows and movies to watch later when you're offline. This way you can watch HBO Max when you don't have a network connection. Most everything can be downloaded. To learn more, see Download shows and movies.

Stream shows when they air on TV

HBO: Most new HBO shows and movies are available to stream on HBO Max when they premiere on HBO (the TV channel). To find out when new episodes will premiere, go to HBO.com and search for series by name.

To learn more about what's on HBO Max, see Shows and Movies Q&A or go to HBOMax.com.

Stream on multiple devices at the same time

Yes, in most cases, members of your household can sign in to HBO Max on different devices, and watch different shows at the same time.

Create multiple profiles

Yes, your account can have up to 5 profiles for the kid and adults in your immediate family or household. Profiles help you keep track of what you've watched (Continue Watching) and what you'd like to watch (My List). To learn more, see Add profiles.

Find shows and movies for kids

HBO Max has an extensive collection of Kids' shows and movies. To see what we have for kids, go to Kids & Family or open the Browse menu in HBO Max and choose Kids & Family. You can also create profiles for each of your kids, with parental controls that limit what can be watched and a PIN to prevent your child from switching profiles. To learn more, see How do I set parental controls.

Stream outside of the U.S.

HBO Max is available in the United States and certain U.S. territories, as well as select countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. For more info, see Stream HBO Max outside the US.