All about HBO Max

Getting started

What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is a standalone 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?

HBO Max features best in class entertainment with the greatest array of storytelling for all audiences. HBO Max includes the following:

  • All of your HBO favorites
  • New exclusive programming (Max Originals)
  • Select favorites from WarnerMedia’s beloved brands and libraries
  • A robust selection of acquired series and movies

To see what's on HBO Max, download the HBO Max app or go to 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 (magnifying-glass) and enter a show or movie.

To sample free episodes of popular series on HBO Max see Watch free episodes. You can also go to to see featured TV shows and movies.

How much does HBO Max cost?

HBO Max is available through many providers and prices vary by country. For pricing info, see

Which devices can I stream on?

You can stream HBO Max on phones, tablets, computers, and TVs. See our supported devices. If you have the Mobile subscription plan (not available to new or returning subscribers), you can only stream on phones and tablets. To learn more, see Standard and Mobile plans.

Does HBO Max have ads?

No, HBO Max is ad free.

How do I sign up?

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

If you subscribe to HBO, then you may already have access to HBO Max. For more info, see I have HBO. Do I get HBO Max?

Here's what you need to stream HBO Max:

HBO Max and HBO. What's the difference?

The biggest difference between HBO Max and HBO is what you can stream.

  • HBO Max.  Stream HBO, plus SO much more.
    Stream all of HBO together with even more blockbusters, obsession-worthy series, and exclusive Max Originals.
  • HBO (previously called HBO GO).  Stream HBO.
    Stream all of your HBO favorite series, plus hit movies, specials, and more. Please note that HBO GO is no longer available.

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

What can I do?

Stream HBO shows when they air on TV

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 and search for series by name.

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

Stream on multiple devices at the same time

If you have the Standard plan, members of your household can sign in on 3 devices, and watch different shows at the same time. If you have the Mobile plan (not available to new or returning subscribers), you can only stream on 1 phone or tablet at a time.

Create multiple profiles

Your account can have up to 5 profiles for the kids 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 create profiles for 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?

Watch while traveling

You can stream HBO Max in select countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. To learn more, see Watch HBO Max while traveling.

You can also download shows and movies to watch anywhere you go.