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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 watch HBO Max.

DETAILED STEPS

Check your plan

If you have one of these unlimited plans, you get HBO MaxTM included. You may have to activate it on your account.
Eligible unlimited 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 which plan you have? View your current plan

Don’t have an eligible plan? Change your plan

Heads up: Have more than one wireless account with separate IDs? Make sure you sign in with each account to confirm which ID is tied to your HBO Max subscription benefit.

Set up HBO Max

AT&T Unlimited Elite and AT&T Unlimited & More Premium

  1. Go to your myAT&T account overview
  2. Look for the Activate HBO Max tile.
  3. Choose Activate, if asked.
  4. Download HBO Max from your app store.
  5. Open HBO Max and select the person icon.
  6. Choose Sign in, then Sign in with a Provider.
  7. Select AT&T and enter your user ID and password to start streaming.

Other select AT&T unlimited plans

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
If so, go to the Sign in and stream HBO Max section of this article.

Sign in and stream HBO Max

Check out our HBO Max sign-in FAQ for more sign-in help.

From an Apple® or Android® phone or tablet

  1. Download and open the HBO Max app. Then tap the person icon (or try to play a show or movie.)
  2. Tap SIGN IN and then SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  3. Have an Apple iPhone® or iPad®? Does your TV service with AT&T include free HBO Max access? Then tap Allow. If you don't, tap Don’t Allow.
  4. Choose AT&T and enter your AT&T ID and password.
  5. Select Sign in.
  6. If it’s your first time signing in, create your HBO Max profile. It may take up to a minute.
  7. Choose your watcher’s profile to start streaming.

From a web browser

  1. Go to hbomax.com, then select Sign In.
  2. Select SIGN IN THROUGH TV OR MOBILE PROVIDER.
  3. Choose AT&T and enter the AT&T user ID and password.
  4. Select Sign in.
  5. If it’s your first time signing in, create your HBO Max profile. It may take up to a minute.
  6. Choose your watcher’s profile to start streaming.

From DIRECTV STREAM, Apple TV®, Smart TV, or a compatible streaming device

  1. Download and open the HBO Max app.
  2. Select Sign In (or 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.
  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. Do you have Apple TV and get free HBO Max access because of your TV service with AT&T? Then tap Allow. If not, tap Don’t Allow.
  7. Choose AT&T and enter the AT&T user ID and password. 
  8. Select Sign in. You should see HBO Max load on your DIRECTV STREAM screen.
  9. If it’s your first time signing in, create your HBO Max profile. It may take up to 1 minute.
  10. Choose your watcher’s profile to start streaming.
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PRODUCT SUPPORT

Where can I get more HBO Max support info?

Check out the HBO Max Help Center for more details about streaming or troubleshooting.Go

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