How to Install HBO Max on Fire Stick

Get your favorite HBO shows on Fire Stick

What to Know

  • On your TV or device, search for and select HBO Max in Fire Stick app. Select Get > Open.
  • If you signed up for HBO Max through Amazon, sign in with Amazon credentials; if you signed up via your cable provider, use those.
  • You also can sign up for HBO Max from within the app by clicking Start Your Free Trial or on the web by going to HBOMax.com.

This article covers how to add HBO max to your Fire Stick plus how to subscribe to HBO Max.

How to Get the HBO Max App on Fire Stick

It doesn't matter if you subscribe to the HBO service or have already added the app to your Fire Stick. If you don't already have HBO Max, you can sign up for it or start a free trial directly from the app once it's installed.

  1. Open the Fire Stick app on your television.

  2. Navigate to and select the Search icon in the upper left corner.

    The search option on Amazon's Firestick.
  3. Use the remote to search for HBO Max. If you have the Alexa voice remote, you can press and hold the speaker icon button on the remote to voice search instead of navigating the keyboard.

  4. Select HBO Max from the search results, and then select the HBO Max app from the list of aps returned.

    HBO Max in the search results on Amazon Firestick.
  5. On the HBO Max page, use the remote to select the Get option. If the app is already installed on your Fire Stick, it will say Open instead.

    The Get option on HBO Max for Amazon Firestick.
  6. Select Open to launch the app.

    The open option on the HBO Max app on Amazon Firestick.

At this point, you can select the Sign In option to sign in to your HBO Max account if you already have one. If you've subscribed to HBO Max through Amazon, use your Amazon credential to sign in to the app. If you've not already subscribed, you can either choose to sign up for the HBO Max service through the app or online.

How to Sign Up for HBO Max

If you already have HBO through your cable provider, you can use your HBO credentials to sign in and get started watching, but if you're a new customer, you have a couple of options. You can either use these instructions to sign up for HBO Max on the HBOMax.com website, or you can sign in through the Fire Stick app you just installed.

  1. After you've installed HBO Max on your Fire Stick, click Start Free Trial or Subscribe Now.

  2. Enter the requested information (name, email address, and password) and then click Create Account.

  3. Enter payment details and choose your subscription level. HBO Max offers either a monthly or bi-annual subscription. When you're done, click Subscribe or Start My Free Trial.

You can now stream all HBO has to offer.

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