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Stream HBO Max with some AT&T unlimited plans

Find out if you can get HBO Max for no extra charge with your unlimited plan. Plus, learn how to set up your HBO Max access.


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First, confirm if your unlimited plan includes HBO

If your account has one of these unlimited plans, you get HBO MaxTM included with it. But, you might have to activate it on your account first. See the next section for details.
Eligible plans
  • AT&T Unlimited Elite
  • AT&T Unlimited PlusSM
  • AT&T Unlimited Plus EnhancedSM
  • AT&T Unlimited ChoiceSM
  • AT&T Unlimited Choice IISM
  • AT&T Unlimited Choice EnhancedSM
  • AT&T Unlimited &More℠ Premium (if you chose HBO® as your premium channel)

Not sure what plan you have? Look at your current plan to find out. Have 2 or more wireless accounts with a different ID? If so, be sure to sign in to each account to confirm which ID is associated with your HBO Max benefit.

If your plan isn’t eligible for HBO Max
Look at your current plan and change it.
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Next, activate your HBO Max

Follow the steps given for your plan to set up HBO Max, before you go to the Sign in to HBO Max section of this article.

If you have AT&T Unlimited Elite
  1. Sign in to myAT&T with your ID and password. Don't have an ID? Create one now
  2. Do one of the following. If you see:
    • Go to my account: Select Go to my account and look for the HBO Max info and select Start Watching Now.
    • Your account details: Look for your HBO Max info and follow the prompts to start streaming.

If you have AT&T Unlimited &More Premium
  1. Confirm if you already chose your premium when you sign in at attwatchtv.com.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If you haven’t, sign in to myAT&T and select Pick my premium. Then choose HBO and follow the prompts. Don’t see Pick my premium? Go to attwatchtv.com/verify. Follow the prompts to confirm your wireless plan and choose HBO as your premium. Go to Sign in to HBO Max section of this article for next steps.
    • If you have and it's HBO, get the HBO Max app and sign in to myAT&T with your user ID and password. (If it's another premium choice, you can change it after 12 months from when you chose it.)

If you have other select AT&T unlimited plans
First, do you have one of these plans?
  • AT&T Unlimited ChoiceSM
  • AT&T Unlimited Choice IISM
  • AT&T Unlimited Enhanced ChoiceSM
  • AT&T Unlimited PlusSM
  • AT&T Unlimited Enhanced PlusSM

Next up: Have you accessed HBO using your AT&T TVSM, AT&T TV NOWSM, DIRECTV®, or U-verse® TV sign-in info?
  • If you have, go to the Sign in to HBO Max section of this article.
  • If you haven't, verify your number. Then, select the Hey AT&T Unlimited customers! banner and follow the prompts.
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Finally, sign in to HBO Max

From an Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
  1. Download and open the HBO Max app. Select the person icon and select Sign In. (Don't see Sign In? Try to play a show or movie.)
  2. Select SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  3. Tap Don't Allow when asked if you want to allow HBO Max to use your TV provider subscription.
  4. Tap AT&T and then tap Continue.
  5. Enter the AT&T user ID and password for the wireless account associated with HBO Max. (Forget your AT&T sign-in info? Get help).
  6. Select Sign in.
  7. Create your HBO Max profile if it’s your first time signing in.
  8. Choose the watcher’s profile to start streaming.

From an Android smartphone or a web browser
  1. Open one of the following:
  2. Go to the sign-in page and choose SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER. If you’re on the app, first select the person icon and then Sign In
  3. Select AT&T.
  4. Enter the AT&T user ID and password for your wireless account associated with HBO Max. (Forgot your AT&T sign-in info? Get help).
  5. Select Sign in.
  6. Create your HBO Max profile if it’s your first-time signing in.
  7. Choose the watcher’s profile to start streaming.

From an Apple TV
  1. Download and open the HBO Max app. Then Sign In. (Don't see Sign In? Try to play a show or movie.)
  2. Select SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  3. Choose Don't Allow when asked if you want to allow HBO Max to use your TV provider subscription. If you have:
  4. Find the 6-digit code on your screen.
  5. Go to hbomax.com/tvsignin from a web browser on your phone or computer.
  6. Enter the 6-digit code when prompted, and then select Next.
  7. Go to the app and choose SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  8. Select AT&T.
  9. Enter the AT&T user ID and password for the wireless account associated with HBO Max. (Forget your AT&T sign-in info? Get help).
  10. Select Sign in.
  11. Create your HBO Max profile if it’s your first time signing in.
  12. Choose the watcher’s profile to start streaming.

From a compatible streaming device or Smart TV
  1. Get the HBO Max app.
  2. Open the app and Sign In. (Don't see Sign In? Try to play a show or movie.) You should see a 6-digit code on your screen.
  3. Go to hbomax.com/tvsignin from a web browser on your phone or computer.
  4. Enter the 6-digit code when prompted, and then select Next.
  5. Go to the app and choose SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  6. Select AT&T.
  7. Enter your AT&T user ID and password for the wireless account associated with HBO Max. (Forgot your AT&T sign-in info? Get help).
  8. Select Sign in.
  9. Create your HBO Max profile if it's your first time signing in.
  10. Choose the watcher's profile to start streaming.
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