Sign up through an app store

You can sign up using the HBO Max app on Amazon, Android, Apple, and Roku streaming devices as well as Samsung TVs. You can also sign up at HBOMax.com.

Things to Know

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.

Choose the device you're using:

Amazon Fire tablet

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Fire tablet.
  2. Open HBO Max, then tap the Profile icon along the left edge.
  3. Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  4. Select Choose a Plan.
  5. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  6. Choose Select Plan.
  7. New subscribers: 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 by an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Amazon.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.
Android phone or tablet

Sign up

Samsung Z Fold3

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

  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. Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  4. Select Choose a Plan.
  5. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  6. Choose Select Plan.
  7. New subscribers: 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 by an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email.
  8. 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.
Android TV

Sign up

  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 Choose a Plan. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In.)
  4. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  5. Choose Select Plan.
  6. Open a web browser on your phone or a computer.
  7. In your browser's address bar, enter HBOMax.com/tvsignin.
  8. Enter the code that appears on your TV, and then choose Next.
  9. 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 an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  10. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Android TV.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.

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. If you want to subscribe to the monthly Ad-Free plan, 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.
Apple TV

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Apple TV.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Choose a Plan. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In).
  3. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  4. Choose Select Plan.
  5. Enter your email and create a password, then choose Next. You'll sign in using this email and password.
  6. Enter your first and last name and choose Accept & Create Account.
    Email Already in Use?
    The email you entered is already being used by an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Go back to the Home screen and sign in with this email or go back to the previous screen and enter a different email.
  7. 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.
Amazon Fire TV or Samsung TV

Sign up

  1. Download and open the HBO Max app on your Fire TV device or Samsung TV.
    Returning subscribers: Sign in with your account email and password. Can't sign in?
  2. Select Choose a Plan. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In.)
  3. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  4. Choose Select Plan.
  5. Open a web browser on your phone or a computer.
  6. In your browser's address bar, enter HBOMax.com/tvsignin.
  7. Enter the code that appears on your TV, and then choose Next.
  8. New subscribers: 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 an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Go back and sign in with this email, or enter a different email for your account.
  9. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe through Amazon or Samsung TV.
    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

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your iOS device.
  2. Open HBO Max, then tap the Profile icon (bottom edge on iPhone, left edge on iPads).
  3. Returning subscribers: Choose Sign in to your account. Enter your email and password and then choose Sign In.
  4. Select Choose a Plan.
  5. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  6. Choose Select Plan.
  7. New subscribers: 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 by an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. Choose the Sign In link and sign in with this email.
  8. 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.
Roku

Sign up

  1. Download the HBO Max app on your Roku streaming device.
  2. Open HBO Max and select Choose a Plan. (If you don't see this option, choose a show or movie and then choose Sign In.)
  3. Choose the subscription plan that you'd like: Ad-Free or With Ads and either monthly or yearly billing. To learn about subscription plans, see HBO Max plans.
  4. Next you'll have two options:
    • Choose Continue to share your Roku account information (your name and email address).
    • Choose Cancel and enter your account information manually.
  5. Review your account information and choose Next.
    Email Already in Use?
    The email you entered is already being used by an HBO Max or HBO NOW account. 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. Enter a password for your account and choose Next.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to start your subscription through Roku.
    Your subscription will auto-renew on a recurring basis at the then-current subscription rate (plus applicable taxes) until you cancel it.

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 (Amazon, Apple, Google Play, Roku, 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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