How to Install and Use HBO Max on Firestick / Fire TV

HBO Max on Firestick

HBO Max offers a handpicked collection of TV series, movies, and HBO Max originals. It also has the greatest library of blockbuster movies, DC and Warner Bros labeled content, dramas, comedy shows, classic TV shows, etc. The HBO Max app is supported on Firestick, Android, iOS, Android TV, etc. So, Amazon Firestick users can directly go to the Amazon App Store to install HBO Max on their devices.


Key Features

  • It has 10,000+ hours of on-demand movies, documentaries, TV shows, etc
  • Exclusive shows of Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Looney Tunes, and more.
  • New movies will be added on the same day of the television premiere.
  • It also lets you download and watch entertainment titles offline.
  • You can add up to 5 user profiles and keep different profile pictures.

Subscription Plans

HBO Max provides the following packages based on user requirements.

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How to Subscribe to HBO Max

Before downloading and installing the HBO Max app on your Firestick you should register your account by the below steps.

1. First, go to HBO Max’s official website ( from a web browser.

2. Then click on Sign Up Now at the top right corner.

3. Now you have to pick a subscription plan from the list.

4. After that, you will be redirected to Create Your Account page.

Create Account

5. Fill out the required information and click on Create Account option.

6. On the next page, you will be asked to fill in the payment method/billing information. After filling in those details click on Start Free Trial.

Payment Details

That’s it. Your account has been registered and it’s all set to use it.

How to Install HBO Max on Firestick

1. Plug your Firestick device into the TV and turn on your TV.

2. From the home screen of Firestick, click on FindSearch.

3. Enter HBO Max in the search bar and select the app from the suggestions.

Choose HBO Max on Firestick

4. Click Get/Download to install the app on Amazon Firestick.

Get HBO Max on Firestick

5. Then click Open to launch HBO Max on Firestick.

Open HBO Max on Firestick

How to Activate and Use HBO Max on Firestick

1. Long press the Home button on the Firestick remote and click on Apps.

HBO Max on Firestick

2. Next, click on HBO Max in the Your Apps and Channels section.

3. Then select Move to front to add HBO Max to the Firestick home screen.

HBO Max on Firestick

4. Following that, launch the HBO Max app on your Fire TV device.

Launch the app

5. Click on the Sign In option and enter valid credentials to access your account.

6. Upon signing in, you will receive an Activation code on the TV screen.

7. Go to from a mobile or PC browser.

8. Next, type the Activation code and click Next.

Enter the Activation code

9. After that, sign in to your HBO Max account.

10. Select the content in the HBO Max app and start streaming.

HBO Max on Firestick

How to Download HBO Max on Firestick Using Downloader

You can also install the HBO Max app using Downloader. The Downloader is a supportive tool for Firestick to easily download apps from unknown sources. So, you should install Downloader on Firestick and then follow the below steps.

1. Go to the Fire TV home screen and tap Settings. Select My Fire TV.

Select My Fire TV

2. Scroll down and click Developer Options.

Click Developer Options

3. Then select Install unknown apps → Turn on Downloader.

FYI: Suppose you see Apps from Unknown Sources, you have to click Turn On.

4. Search for Downloader on the Fire TV home screen.

5. Click Open to launch Downloader app on Firestick and select Allow in the prompt.

Open Downloader on Firestick

6. Enter the HBO Max download link ( in the URL field and click GO.

Enter the HBO Max URL

7. In the next screen Select Download to download the file.

8. Click Install to install the HBO Max app and select Open to launch the app.

9. Sign in with your HBO Max credentials and stream your favorite movies or series.

HBO Max home page


1. How to fix HBO Max on Firestick not working?

To fix the HBO Max not working issue, check your internet connection, check HBO Max servers, update the HBO Max app, clear the HBO Max app cache, restart Firestick, update your Firestick, or uninstall and reinstall the HBO Max app.

2. How to update HBO Max on Firestick?

Go to the Firestick home screen, click on Apps → Select My Apps. Then highlight HBO Max → Press the Menu button on the Firestick remote → Tap Update.