How To Activate a New HBO Max

How To Activate a New HBO Max

What is HBO Max?

Max, formerly known or still known as HBO Max in some markets, is an American subscription video on-demand over-the-top streaming service. It is a proprietary unit of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Streaming & Interactive Entertainment, which is itself a division of Warner Bros. Discovery.

How To Activate a New HBO Max

  1. Open HBO Max on your TV and then choose the Profile icon.
  2. Choose Sign In. Stay on the screen with the 6-character code.
  3. Open a web browser and go to: -or-
  4. Enter the 6-character code from your TV and choose Next.
  5. Enter your account email and password and then choose Sign In.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start a new HBO Max subscription?

Go to Choose a billing period. Fill out the account form and choose Create Account. You’ll sign in with this email and password.

Where do I enter the code for HBO Max activate?

Open a browser on your phone or computer and in the address bar, type You should see an Enter Code page ( You can use your phone to scan the QR code on your TV. Enter the 6-character code that appears on your TV and then choose Next.

How do I reset my HBO Max account?

Follow these steps and you’ll be all set:

  1. Go to the Homepage of‌ HBO Max. Select ‘Sign⁢ In’ on the top-right hand corner.
  2. Below⁣ the ⁢Sign-In box, select ‘Forgot Password. ‘
  3. You will⁢ now be asked to provide your email address.
  4. You will then receive ‌a reset password link on your email within a few minu

Is making a HBO Max account free?

Sadly it is not easy to enjoy using the HBO Max video-on-demand services for free. There is no way to set up your free HBO account immediately, except through a Hulu free trial or with existing internet subscriptions. But not to worry. You can still make huge savings by sharing your account with Together Price.

Why is my HBO Max not working?

If your browser is supported, update your browser to the latest version. To find out how to do this, search the Internet for ‘update + the name of your browser’ (i.e. update Chrome browser). At, choose your profile (upper right) and then choose Sign out. Close the browser window and restart your computer.

How much is HBO Max a month?

Like HBO Max, Max costs $16/month for ad-free streaming or $10/month for ad-supported streaming. In addition, Max now has a new Ultimate ad-free plan for $20/month. Subscribers can save up to 20% by signing up for an annual subscription to any plan.

What is my password for Max?

If you don’t know your Max or HBO Max password, you can reset it. You need to have access to your account email in order to reset your password. In Max (or at, choose Sign In and then Forgot Password? on the sign-in screen. Enter your Max or HBO Max account email and choose Submit.

How do I know if I have HBO Max?

If you get HBO with your cable or satellite TV package, then you might have access to Max. To find out if your provider supports Max, go to and search for your provider, or go to Max providers. HBO Max subscribers with an active subscription have access to Max.

Why is Max not available in my region?

HBO Max may not be available in certain regions because of licensing agreements or regional restrictions. To fix this error you can check your location settings or use a VPN to change your location. You could also uninstall and reinstall the app or clear its cache to fix this error.

Why can’t I log into Max?

Try using a different supported browser (Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari). This will help determine if the issue is limited to a particular browser. Clear your browser’s cookies for To find out how to do this, search your browser’s help for ‘cookies.