HBO Max TV Sign In [Ultimate Guide in 2023]

Welcome to the ultimate guide on how to activate HBO Max/Max! HBO Max recently rebranded to Max, incorporating the best of Discovery+ content to offer subscribers an even more extensive library of premium entertainment. Rest assured, the devices and platforms supported by HBO Max remain unchanged. Did you know that you can enjoy HBO Max/Max on your TV by activating your account on and logging in to access your favorite content?

In this comprehensive guide, we will provide step-by-step instructions on using the hbomax/tvsignin website to activate HBO Max. Additionally, we'll address any issues you may encounter with activation codes and offer alternative methods to ensure seamless streaming of HBO Max on your TV.

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1. What is serves two main purposes. Firstly, it allows users to register and subscribe to the HBO Max streaming service. Secondly, it enables users to activate HBO Max on their TV by entering the unique six-digit activation code displayed on their TV screen. This alphanumeric code is essential for verification and activation and is specific to each user's HBO Max account.

How to Create an HBO Max Account Using

The streaming service has eliminated its free trial by 2020, so if you want to access the wide range of movies, TV shows, documentaries, etc. from the HBO Max/Max library, you'll need to have an account and its subscription plan.

If you don't already have an HBO Max/Max account, follow the steps below to create one:

  1. Open your browser and go to and click on the purple "Sign Up Now" button.
  2. First, you need to select the plan of HBO Max/Max you want to subscribe to and then click on the "Continue" button.
  3. Fill in the required personal information, e-mail address, password, last name, and first name.
  4. Choose your payment method and follow the instructions to fill in the relevant information. Then, tap on the "Start Subscription" button.
  5. Set up your profile and now you are an HBO Max/Max subscriber.

2. Can You Stream HBO Max on Any TV?

At its launch, HBO Max was initially available as an app on Samsung Smart TVs and Android TVs. However, HBO Max has expanded its compatibility to include various platforms and devices. It's important to note that the list of supported devices may change over time as technology evolves. If you encounter any issues with your TV's compatibility, don't worry. We will provide alternative methods to help you stream HBO Max on your TV in the following sections.

Here are some TV devices compatible with HBO Max:

  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • PlayStation
  • Samsung TV
  • Android TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • Amazon Fire TV

3. How to Activate HBO Max with the 6-Digit Activation Code?

The process of activating HBO Max on TV is similar across different devices. Let's explore the detailed steps using Apple TV and Android TV as examples:

Apple TV

  1. Step 1: Visit the App Store on Apple TV. Download, install, and open the HBO Max app.
  2. Step 2: You will be prompted to sign in or create an account. If you don't have an account yet, you can create one by following the steps in Section 1. Remember the 6-character code that appears on the TV screen.
  3. Step 3: Open the browser on the mobile phone or computer and visit
  4. Step 4: Enter the 6-digit code and note that it is case sensitive. Click on the "Next" button. (For Apple TV, HBO Max also allows you to use QR code activation, using your phone's camera to scan the QR code displayed on your TV.)
  5. Step 5: HBO Max has been activated on your Apple TV and you can start streaming your favourite content.

Android TV

  1. Step 1: Open the Google Play store on your Android smart TV, and install and run the HBO Max app.
  2. Step 2: Select "Sign in" and get the 6-digit code displayed on your TV.
  3. Step 3: Visit from your mobile device or computer browser.
  4. Step 4: Enter the activation code displayed on your TV screen and follow its guide to complete the activation process.
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4. Fix: HBO Max Code Not Working

If you encounter an activation code that doesn't work, try the following methods to resolve the issue:

#1 Retry and Get a New Code

Return to the previous interface, click "Sign In" again, and obtain a new activation code. Access the website on your mobile device or computer using the new code.

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#2 Try Other Web Browsers

While HBO Max supports all browsers, it is recommended to use the officially compatible browsers listed below for a smoother experience:

Here are the official browsers they list:

  • The latest version of Chrome or Firefox
  • Latest version of Microsoft Edge for Windows
  • Safari 12 or higher

#3 Clear the Browser Cache and Cookies

Cache can sometimes cause browser problems, such as certain websites not responding or loading slowly. Usually, you can fix the error by clearing your cache and cookies, then closing and reopening your browser.

#4 Use Other Device to Activate the Code

If you are using a PC/Mac browser to access the page, try activating it using the mobile device. And vice versa.

5. Tips: Other Methods to Watch HBO Max on TV

In addition to the method mentioned above that allows you to watch HBO Max on your TV, we also offer four other practical methods to help you stream your favorite content on your TV, even if your TV cannot install the HBO Max app. The same applies to Max.

Method One: Use SameMovie to Download HBO Max Videos on USB/SD Card

At present, many TVs are equipped with USB ports and SD Card ports, which can be directly plugged and unplugged peripherals, making it very convenient for those who want to expand their storage space. In this way, you can store HBO Max videos and movies to USB or SD Card and then play them on your TV. That's where SameMovie HBOMax Video Downloader comes into play.

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Features of SameMovie HBOMax Video Downloader:
  • Keep multilingual subtitles and audio tracks
  • Download Max/HBO Max videos as MP4/MKV format
  • Batch download feature & fast download speed
  • Support using keywords & URLs to add videos
  • Free technical support & software update
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SameMovie HBOMax Video Downloader is capable of saving HD videos and movies from HBO Max in widely compatible video formats: MP4 and MKV format, which allows you to transfer the downloads to any device. No matter which subscription plan you have on Max/HBO Max, SameMovie enables you to download unlimited shows without advertisements and save multiple languages of audio tracks and subtitles.

STEP 1 Run SameMovie HBOMax Video Downloader on your computer and log into your HBO Max/Max account.

STEP 2 Search the title by using the name or URL of the video without downloading the HBO Max/Max app separately.

STEP 3 Customize the settings of the video in the "Settings" window by clicking the gear icon in the top-right or "Advanced Download" window by clicking the download > Advanced Download, where you can choose video quality, video format, audio, subtitles, and more.

STEP 4 Download the video and then find the video file in the output folder. Finally, move the file to an external storage devices(e.g. USB, SD card, etc.). After that you can plug it and watch the content on your TV.

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Method Two: Using Chromecast

Even if your TV can't download the HBO Max/Max app, watching HBO Max/Max shows on your TV becomes a breeze as long as you have a Chromecast device. You can use Chromecast to cast your mobile device or computer to your TV, provided that you make sure Chromecast and your mobile device/computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

iOS /Android Phone and Tablet:
  1. Step 1: Launch the HBO Max/Max app on your mobile device and sign in.
  2. Step 2: Select a movie or a video you want to play on TV.
  3. Step 3: Tap the "Cast" icon at the top right of the screen and choose your Chromecast device from the list. Then, the show will appear on your TV.
  1. Step 1: Open Chrome browser on your computer, visit the HBO Max website and log in to your account.
  2. Step 2: Find the show you want to stream on TV.
  3. Step 3: Click on the 3-dot icon in the upper right corner of the browser and select the "Cast" option. If you have installed the Cast extension for Google Chrome, click the "Cast" icon directly in the Chrome extension toolbar. Choose the casting device from the menu and start watching HBO Max on your TV now.
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Method Three: Using an HDMI Cable

If you have an HDMI cable, you can use it to connect your computer, phone, or tablet to your TV to stream HBO Max/Max. In this case, you'll need to have an HDMI 2.0+ cable, adapter (if required), and a TV that supports HDCP 2.1+.

  1. Step 1: Use an HDMI cable to connect your computer or mobile device to the HDMI port on your TV.
  2. Step 2: Sign in on the HBO Max/Max app or log in to your account on the browser.
  3. Step 3: Find the video you want to watch. Then your TV will directly display and play the video.

Method Four: Using AirPlay

If you're an iOS and Mac user, you can utilize AirPlay to cast HBO Max/Max from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to TV. Please note that you can only mirror the screen to AirPlay 2 compatible devices and there are certain system requirements for both iOS and macOS. To stream HBO Max, your iOS or Mac device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your AirPlay 2-compatible device.

Enable AirPlay on your TV first, then do the following:

  • iOS: Launch the HBO Max/Max app and sign in > Find and stream a program you want to watch > Tap the "AirPlay" icon in the upper right corner of the screen, located to the left of the adjust volume icon > Select the device you want to play on.
  • Mac: Open the Safari browser on your Mac computer and visit the official HBO Max/Max website > Log into your account and find a video you want to cast > Click the "AirPlay" icon on the menu bar and select the device you want to play on.
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Final Words

In short, activating HBO Max through is a straightforward process. Simply follow the steps outlined in the article to create an HBO Max account, activate it, sign in, and begin enjoying your favorite content. Should any issues arise during activation, we provide workarounds to troubleshoot these problems. Additionally, we have mentioned four alternative methods to watch HBO Max on your TV.


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