How to Watch HBO Max on Apple TV

How to Watch HBO Max on Apple TV

HBO Max is a video streaming service from WarnerMedia, launched in the last year. It serves content from HBO’s libraries including movies, TV-series, and originals, with a total of over 2,000 titles. It also streams videos from third-party content providers like 20th Century Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, and so on.

The company is partnered with Apple to stream HBO Max content on AppleTV. So whether it’s the latest Hollywood movies or animations or documentaries, you can enjoy them through Apple devices.

What is Apple TV?


Apple TV is an HDMI-compatible set-top box, developed by Apple TV. It hosts thousands of mind-blowing blockbuster movies to buy or rent. Comes with many preinstalled streaming apps to fill your free time with audio and video contents, you can also install new apps from the AppStore to find new entertainment options.

Launched first in 2007, the 5th generation of Apple TV is currently on the market. Its 32 GB 4K variant is available at $179 and the 64 GB variant at $199. To start using, you should connect it to an HD TV with an HDMI cable. The Apple TV app works across various Smart TV models, gaming consoles, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

How to get HBO Max on Apple TV?

Follow these steps to install and watch HBO Max on Apple TV.

  • Open the AppStore on Apple TV
  • Search for HBO Max.
  • Tap the download button that appears next to HBO Max.
  • It will begin installation in a few moments. Thereafter, sign in to the app with your credentials. Current HBO or HBO Now subscribers on AppStore can upgrade their license to HBO Max for free.

If you are a new subscriber, create a new account and make payment via In-App purchase to enjoy HBO titles on Apple TV.


Q. What is HBO Max?

HBO Max is a video-on-demand streaming service AT&T through WarnerMedia. It provides more than 10,000 hours of content including movies, documentaries, TV series, animations, and originals. You can watch them from various device types like smart TVs, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TVs, Chromecast, Roku, gaming consoles, smartphones, tablets, etc.

Q. How much is HBO Max?

HBO Max is available at just $14.99 per month. You can subscribe to HBO Max in a variety of ways—via the official website, cable TV partners, other video streaming services, Google PlayStore, AppStore, etc.

Q. Is HBO Max on Roku?

Yes, HBO Max is available on Roku devices, having OS9.3 or later versions. Open ChannelStore on Roku and search for HBO Max. If you are an existing HBO subscriber on Roku, it will be automatically upgraded to the HBO Max subscription. Alternatively, you can register for their services via the home page or Roku Pay.

Q. How to get HBO max on Firestick/Fire TV? 

Follow these steps to download and install HBO Max on Amazon Fire TV devices,

  1. On your Fire TV, enter ‘HBO Max’ on the home search box.
  2. Choose HBO Max from the Apps & Games section. Click on Get.
  3. Wait for a few moments to finish the installation. Then, choose Open to launch the app.
  4. HBO Max is successfully installed on your device. There are three ways to activate the service-start a free trial, sign in with your credentials or restore purchase from Amazon AppStore. Choose a method to start watching HBO videos.

Q. How to cancel HBO Max?

Visit HBO Max and sign in to your account. Go to profile and open settings. Tap Billing information and click on Manage Subscription. Choose Cancel subscription. A box will appear and ask for your confirmation. Confirm to cancel your subscription.

Q. What channel is HBO Max on DirecTV?

HBO Max is not available on DirecTV. But you can use DirecTV credentials to access HBO Max freely from a supported device like a computer or a smartphone. For that, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Sign in to HBO Max via the ‘Sign in through TV or mobile provider’ option.
  • A list will appear with the supported networks. Choose DirecTV from it.
  • Enter your credentials and sign in.
  • On the next page, add the required details to create your profile on HBO Max.
  • Add more profiles if needed, to set up the account for your family members.

That’s it.

Q. Is Harry Potter on HBO Max?

You may soon be able to watch Harry Potter, a favorite novel of fantasy lovers around the world, in the form of a TV series on HBO Max. Although Warner Bros. has denied reports of such a project, various media outlets have reported that the company is in talks with the screenwriters regarding the series.

Q. What is Apple TV Plus?

Apple TV Plus is an ad-free video streaming service from Apple Inc. It features Apple originals, documentaries, dramas, cartoons, and many others exclusively. You can also download them to watch offline.

Q. How much is Apple TV?

Apple TV+ is available at $4.99 per month or $50 per year.

Q. How to turn off Apple TV?

On Apple TV remote, press and hold the Home button for three seconds to open Control Center. Select Sleep(How to Watch HBO Max on Apple TV 1). It will go to sleep shortly. To wake it up, press the same Home button again.

Q. How to cancel Apple TV?

To cancel an Apple TV subscription, follow these steps,

  • Open the tvOS app on your Apple TV
  • Choose settings, then Users & Accounts.
  • Select your account, then subscriptions.
  • Choose the subscription that you want to manage. Select Cancel Subscription.
  • Confirm your request.
  • Done.

Q. How to add apps to Apple TV?

Follow these steps, to add apps to Apple TV,

  • Open AppStore from your home screen.
  • It will list popular streaming apps in the featured section. Go through them to find and download your favorite apps. Alternatively, you can use the search option to locate a game or app in quick moments.
  • Click on the app to view details.
  • The free apps will have a Get icon on the bottom and paid apps Price option. Click on respective icons to buy or download.
  • It will download instantly.

Q. How to delete apps on Apple TV?

On Apple TV, choose an app that you want to delete. By selecting it, hold down the touchpad or the Select button on your remote. Then, press the Play/Pause button and choose ‘Delete’ or ‘Hide’ from the screen. A window will appear to confirm changes, click ‘Delete’ again.

The app will be deleted.

Q. How to get Disney Plus on Apple TV? 

These are the steps to download Disney Plus on your Apple TV,

  • Visit AppStore from your Apple TV’s home screen.
  • Search for ‘Disney Plus’.
  • Click on the app icon to view details.
  • Tap on ‘Get’ to download.
  • After installation, launch Disney Plus. Log in with your credentials to access the account and begin streaming.

Q. Can you get Apple TV on Roku?

Apple TV is currently available on selected Roku streaming devices and tv models. Visit this support page to know more about compatible devices.

Q. How to connect Apple TV to Wi-Fi?

It is recommended to connect Apple TV using an Ethernet connection. But if it is not possible, follow these steps to connect it to a Wi-Fi network.

  • On Apple TV, open settings and then, Network.
  • Choose the ‘Configure Wireless’ option.
  • Select your Wi-Fi network.
  • Enter your password if needed. A keyboard will appear on your TV screen. Type your password using the remote.
  • Once a connection is successfully established, you will get a confirmation message.
  • Done.

Q. How to reset Apple TV?

  • On Apple TV, tap the settings icon.
  • Head to System > Reset. Select Reset once again. It may take a few moments to restore factory settings on your device.

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