How to activate HBO Max using hbomax.com/tvsignin

In this article, we would explain the easiest ways to activate HBO Max using hbomax.com/tvsignin on your device. You can sign in to HBO Max in two ways, you either use a TV Provider Account or you use an HBO Max Account. 

HBO Max is more like an upgraded version of HBO Now and HBO Go that can be accessed using a subscription from a TV Provider account or subscribing directly using an HBO Max Account. HBO Max offers a wide array of movies and series that can be streamed using several supported devices.

To however activate your HBO Max account, you need to create an HBO Max account using your mobile phone or a PC. Alternatively, you can download the app on your streaming device and sign up on the app. After account creation, you would have to visit hbomax.com/tvsignin to activate your account.

I’ve explained the step-by-step process of activation in this guide. However, before prompting an activation, ensure that your device is supported by HBO max. Below is the list of supported devices by HBO Max.

List of devices supported by HBO Max

  1. The latest version of these web browsers on Windows (Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge)
  2. Safari version 10 or later.
  3. Apple TV 4th gen or later with the latest tvOS software (2nd and 3rd gen can be streamed via Chromecast, Airplay, or HDMI cable).
  4. Android TV with Android OS 5 or later (Sony Android TVs 2016 models or later).
  5. Samsung TV 2016 models and later (incompatible models can be streamed via Chromecast, Airplay, or HDMI cable).
  6. Xbox One.
  7. PlayStation 4.
  8. AT&T Streaming TV box.
  9. PC with Windows 7 or later.
  10. Mac with macOS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later.
  11. Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (with iOS 12.2 or later)
  12. Android phones and tablets (with Android OS 5 or later)
  13. Google Chromebooks
  14. Amazon FireStick
  15. Roku

How to create an HBO MAx account from hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. Using your mobile device or PC, visit hbomax.com/tvsignin and select “Sign up”.
  2. You would be prompted to enter your e-mail address and choose a suitable password.
  3. Confirm your username and password in the provided field.
  4. You would be asked to select your country from the drop-down list.
  5. After this, you would be asked to enter your postal code. 
  6. After this, fill in the gender field and enter your date of birth.
  7. Verify that you aren’t a robot by entering the characters in the verification box.
  8. Review the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy box, and other legal documents.
  9. Click the “Create My Account” button.

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How to Activate HBO Max on Apple TV using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. On your Apple TV, visit your Apple Apps Store.
  2. On your Apple Apps Store, search for HBO Max using the search icon.
  3. From the results, Select HBO Max and click “Get”.
  4. Wait for the app to be installed. Once it’s installed, you can now launch the app.
  5. You can sign in to HBO Max in two ways. You can either use your TV provider account or use your HBO Max account. Select your choice.
  6. Once you’ve signed in using any of both accounts, an activation code would appear on your screen. Take note of this activation code.
  7. Using your mobile device or PC, visit hbomax.com/tvsignin.
  8. On this website, enter your activation code in the space provided. Once entered, you would get a confirmation upon activation.

How to Activate HBO Max on FireStick using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. On your FireStick, visit the “Amazon Apps Store”
  2. On the Amazon Apps Store, search HBO Max using the search bar.
  3. From the results, click HBO Max and download the app.
  4. Once downloaded, you can now launch the app from your Apps list.
  5. Once you open the app, you would be provided with the option to sign in in two ways. If you are subscribed to a TV Provider, you can sign in to HBO Max using your TV Provider account. If you however have an HBO Max account, you can also use that to gain access to the HBO Max app.
  6. Once you’ve signed in using any of the two methods, an activation code would appear on your screen.
  7. Visit hbomax.com/tvsignin using a mobile device or PC and enter the activation code in the space provided.
  8. Upon entering the code, your device would be activated and connected with HBO Max servers.

How to activate HBO Max on Xbox using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1.  From your Xbox Home screen, visit your Microsoft Store.
  2. On your Microsoft Store, search for the HBO Max app using the search icon at the top corner of the screen.
  3. Once found, click install and wait for the app to be installed.
  4. Once installed, you can launch the app. You would be offered two options to sign in through. You can either sign in using a TV Provider Account or sign in using your HBO Max account.
  5. Once you’ve chosen your sign-up method and completed the sign-in process, you would be provided with an activation code.
  6. To use this activation code, simply visit hbomax.com/tvsignin.
  7. Enter the activation code in the space provided and select “Activate”
  8. HBO Max backend servers would review your subscription status and you would be granted instant activation once successful.

How to activate HBO Max on Roku using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. Tuen on your Roku device and go to your Roku Home Screen.
  2. From your Roku Home Screen, go to your Roku Channels list and search for HBO MAx.
  3. Once found, click “Add Channel” and the app would be downloaded to your list of channels.
  4. Under your list of channels, select HBO Max and launch the app.
  5. After launching the app, you would be prompted to sign in to HBO Max using one of two sign-in options. You can either sign in using your TV Provider Account or sign in using your HBO Max Account.
  6. After signing in using any of the two sign-in options, you would be provided with an activation code.
  7. Simply visit hbomax.com/tvsignin using your mobile device or PC and enter the activation code in the box provided.
  8. Upon doing this, your Roku device would be linked to HBO Max servers and you can have access to HBO Max exclusive contents.

How to activate HBO Max on Android TV using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. Launch your Android TV and visit “Google Play Store” on your Android TV.
  2. On Google Play Store, search for HBO Max using the search icon.
  3. Once found, download it and install it on your device.
  4. Once installed, go to your Android TV apps list and launch HBO Max.
  5. On the HBO Max app, you can sign in using any of the two methods. You can either sign in using a TV Provider Account or using your HBO Max Account.
  6.  Once signed in using any of both methods, you would receive an activation code.
  7. To use this activation code, simply visit hbomax.com/tvsignin on your mobile device or your PC.
  8. Once you’ve entered this activation code in the box, click activate and your device would be linked with HBO Max servers. 

How to activate HBO Max on PlayStation using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. Launch your PlayStation and go to your PlayStation Store.
  2. On your PlayStation Store, go to the search box and type HBO Max. 
  3. From the result provided, simply highlight HBO Max and install it on your PlayStation.
  4. Once installed, sign in to HBO Max using either your TV Provider account details or using your HBO Max account details.
  5. Once you’ve signed in an activation code would be provided on your screen.
  6. Copy this activation code and visit hbomax.com/tvsignin using your mobile phone or desktop.
  7. On the website, input this activation code in the box provided for you. Click “Activate” once this is done.
  8. Once this is done, your device would be automatically accessed and activated once your subscription status has been reviewed.  

How to activate HBO Max on Samsung TV using hbomax.com/tvsignin

  1. launch your Samsung Smart TV and visit “Samsung Smart Hub”
  2. On Samsung Smart Hub, simply search for the HBO Max app and download it.
  3. Once downloaded, you can launch the app from your Samsung apps list.
  4. After launching the app, you would be prompted to sign in using either your TV provider Account or your HBO Max account.
  5. After signing in, you would be provided with an activation code.
  6. To use this activation code, simply visit hbomax.com/tvsignin using your mobile device or a PC.
  7. Once on this website, enter your activation code in the box provided and select “Activate”.
  8. You would get a confirmation upon successful activation and you can start streaming almost immediately.

How to set up hbomax.com/tvsignin on AT&T

  1. Simply visit your AT&T account overview.
  2. Search for HBO Max in this section.
  3. Once found, select Activate if you are asked to and follow the activation process.
  4. Go to your AT&T Apps Store and download HBO Max.
  5. Launch the HBO Max app on your device and go to your profile.
  6. Select sign in and choose sign in to your TV Provider.
  7. Choose AT&T from the options. Sign in using your username and password to start streaming.

How to fix HBO Max not working on your device

  1. Log in issues: If you are encountering issues on HBO Max after an upgrade (i.e from HBO Now to HBO Max) even after subscribing to the service. You would need to reset or change your password to your HBO account to resolve this.
  2. Buffering issues: If you experiencing buffering issues every time you are streaming over the web regardless of the browser. Be sure to check your internet connection. If this persists, restart the app.
  3. Chromecast connection issues: If you are not able to cast HBO Max to your Chromecast device. Try using the Google Home app to mirror your screen instead of using the cast feature. You can do this under Settings >> Connected devices >> Connection Preferences >> Cast.
  4. Unsupported version issues: You may have to update your HBO Max app to the latest version from the local apps store if you get this error. If this doesn’t work, you may have to uninstall the entire older version and install the new HBO Max app.
  5. Note that HBO Max is for the US only. If you live anywhere else in the world, you can only have access to HBO Max using a VPN Network.

You can check out indepth solutions to issues in HBO Max by checking this article.

HBO Max has some amazing features that some other streaming services don’t. You can watch movies offline on HBO Max. You can also stream on three different devices simultaneously using HBO Max. HBO Max also supports multiple profiles for family viewing. It also has a parental control feature. HBO Max however costs around $14.99 making it expensive compared to other streaming services.

We hope this article would help you activate HBO Max on your various device. Unlike other devices, activation of HBO Max on smartphones doesn’t need an activation code. Just download from your apps store and sign in using your HBO Account or a TV provider account. 

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