How to Watch HBO Max on Apple TV
You can stream HBO Max on Apple TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming HBO Max using your Apple TV. Learn how to get the most out of your Apple TV while using HBO Max.
HBO Max is a subscription video streaming service that gives access to the full HBO library, along with exclusive Max Originals. Subscribers will have access to hit HBO series like “The Last of Us,” “House of the Dragon,” “Succession,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and more.
HBO Max has two tiers, an ad-supported plan for US$9.99 and ad-free plan for US$15.99. HBO Max without ads also includes features like the ability to download offline and 4K streaming.
All HBO Max subscribers will get the full libraries of shows like “Friends”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “South Park”, “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “The West Wing”, and more.
You can choose to add HBO Max as a subscription through Amazon Prime Video.
Can you stream HBO Max on Apple TV?
How to Sign Up and Download HBO Max on Apple TV
- Click here to sign up for HBO Max.
- Once you’ve signed up, go to the Home Screen on your Apple TV.
- Launch the app store and search for “HBO Max” on your Apple TV. Alternatively, Click here to install the app.
- Select “Download” to install the app.
- Once installed, log in using your HBO Max credentials.
- You can now stream HBO Max on Apple TV.
How to Sign Up for HBO Max on Other Streaming Devices
If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use HBO Max on Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV and VIZIO Smart TV.
What features are available on HBO Max?
Up to 5 Profiles
HBO Max will allow you up to profiles and lets you choose a unique color for each one.
For kids, you can create specific profiles. They will limit the content that the child sees, but also will disallow playback of certain types of shows and movies by rating.
To activate, you will set a PIN, which will allow you to unlock or change the restrictions.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix, Paramount Plus and Star also have parental control features.
Up to 3 Devices
HBO Max allows you to stream up to three different devices at the same time.
One major improvement over HBO NOW is that HBO Max allows you to download your favorite shows and movies to tablet and mobile devices. You will have to refresh content every 30 days.
Offline downloads isn’t available to those with HBO Max With Ads, so you will have to upgrade to HBO Max Ad-Free Tier to get access to download offline.
In most markets, HBO Max does not allow access to the service outside the United States — but you will be able to watch offline downloads.
HBO Max includes all originals shows that air on HBO like “Westworld,” “Succession,” “Euphoria,” “Barry,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Watchmen” — as well as originals that are only available to Max subscribers.
Moving forward, it seems unlikely we will get many exclusives specific to the platform. All new content should air on HBO as well as HBO Max.
One of the big draws to HBO Max is that it is the exclusive home to classic comedies like Friends, The Big Bang Theory, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Joining them will be The West Wing and streaming access to BBC shows like Doctor Who, Top Gear, and Luther.
The service has also snagged the rights to CW shows like Pretty Little Liars, Batwoman, and Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene.
HBO Max is home to films released by Warner Bros., usually arriving on the platform 45 days from their theatrical debut.
You’ll see superhero films featuring Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. You’ll also get Scorsese and Kubrick films like “Goodfellas,” “The Departed,” “The Shining,” “A Clockwork Orange,” and “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Thanks to the studio’s history, you’ll also have access to all-time classics like “Casablanca,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Seven Samurai,” and “Citizen Kane.”
For Japanese film lovers, HBO Max has acquired the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to all Studio Ghibli films like “Spirited Away.”
- HBO Max is The Streamable’s Choice for Best Streaming Service for Action Movies.
HBO Max does offer some kids content, but it’s not as comprehensive as something like Disney+ or Netflix. It currently holds many episodes of “Sesame Street,” along with classic cartoons like “The Looney Tunes Show.”
Older kids may enjoy “Justice League,” “Batman: The Animated Series,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” and “Samurai Jack.”