The good news is, you may already have access to HBO Max and don’t even know it. If you currently subscribe to HBO through your cable or satellite provider, you can probably get HBO Max without paying anything extra.
The only catch is you can’t watch HBO Max with your cable box. Instead, you should check out oneor – or a Comcast Xfinity box – using the HBO Max app and your home internet connection. It works just like the app for Netflix, or Disney Plus: you log in and watch on-demand whenever you want. The HBO Max app is available at , Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, PlayStation, Xbox, and a host of other devices.
So what if you don’t already subscribe to HBO as part of your cable bill? Then you have to pay HBO Max directly for $ 15 a month if you want to watch The Little Things or.
Here’s how to get it.
What is HBO Max?
HBO Max is a streaming service from AT & T’s WarnerMedia that offers every show and movie available on HBO that adds a host of exclusive content from other WarnerMedia properties such as DC Comics. In addition to major theatrical films such as Wonder Woman, there are popular shows such as Friends, The Big Bang Theory and; recent and classic films, as well as content for children from Looney Toons and Sesame Street; and new exclusives such as , arriving later this year. The .
I get HBO from my TV provider. How do I get HBO Max?
HBO said last year that about 29 million people can access HBO Max at no extra cost because they already have mainstream HBO, but it revealed on January 27 that, a number that includes people who sign up directly for HBO Max, as opposed to upgrading an existing HBO account.
All of the following cable, satellite, or streaming companies give HBO subscribers HBO Max at no additional cost.
- DirecTV / AT&T TV
- YouTube TV
- Charter / Spectrum
- Altice (Optimum and SuddenLink)
- Cox Communications
- NCTC (WOW, Atlantic Broadband, RCN, Grande Communications & Wave and MCTV)
- Can’t see your provider above? Here’s the full list (click on “cable and satellite TV providers”)
If your provider is supported and you currently subscribe to HBO, you can access HBO Max. Here’s what you need to do to watch it.
The sign-up process depends on the device you have, and you may already have a username or password that you used with the HBO Go app, which has largely been retired. In that case, you may be asked to use that password.
Note that the HBO Max is also available on phones, tablets and computers, including Apple iPhone ($ 900 at Boost Mobile), iPad ($ 269 at Amazon) and iPod Touch ($ 145 at Amazon) (with iOS 12.2 or higher), Android phones and tablets (with Android OS 5 or higher), Amazon Fire tablets (4th generation and higher), and Windows and Mac computers through various browsers. Game consoles such as the Xbox One, Series S and Series X as well as the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 all have HBO Max apps as well.
If you don’t have any of the supported TV devices, you can still watch HBO Max by streaming to a TV from a phone, tablet, or computer..
What if I don’t get HBO Max from a provider?
You must subscribe directly to HBO Max.
The price is comparable to what most cable providers charge for basic HBO – $ 15 per month – but HBO Max isThrough March 1: You can get a six-month HBO Max subscription for $ 70. That works out to about $ 11.67 per month, a savings of about 22%.
That deal is good enough that, assuming you want to keep HBO Max for six months, you might even want to cancel your current HBO or subscription and take the new deal instead (assuming you’re not in the middle of a contract with your TV seat) provider). Again, you still get access to every TV show and movie on regular HBO, in addition to all the exclusive offers on HBO Max. You just have to stream it all through the app instead of using your cable box.