HBOMax/tvsignin: Enter the 6 digit code

Welcome to your guide on setting up that fancy new HBO Max subscription! Getting logged in can be confusing across different devices, with codes, passwords, and more to juggle. We’ll walk through it step-by-step to help you start streaming your favorite shows in no time.

A Quick Intro to HBO Max

For newcomers, HBO Max brings together all of HBO with a huge library of additional movies, shows, and Max Originals into one streaming service. Here’s a quick overview:

  • Over 13,000 hours of content
  • Ad-free and ad-supported plans
  • Access on phones, tablets, computers, and popular streaming devices
  • Exciting Max Originals you can’t watch anywhere else

Now let’s get you all set up!

Website Sign Up

Signing up on the HBO Max website is simple:

  1. Go to and click Sign Up
  2. Enter your email, password, location details
  3. Agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
  4. Click Create My Account

And that’s it! You can now sign in on the website with your new account details.

App Download and Install

HBO Max offers apps for popular mobile devices and streaming platforms. Here’s how to get started:

Android TV and Apple TV

  1. Open the app store on your device
  2. Search for “HBO Max”, select, and install
  3. Launch the HBO Max app and sign in or begin your subscription

See the HBO Max website for a full list of compatible smart TV models.

Amazon Fire, Android TV, and More

Setup is just as easy on other popular streaming devices like Roku, game consoles, and more. Simply:

  1. Find, select, and install the HBO Max app
  2. Launch and sign in!

The Infamous TV Sign In

Ah yes…the TV screen activation code. Let’s break this down step-by-step so you can breeze through it.

When you attempt to sign in on certain streaming devices, a 6-digit code will appear on your TV screen. You’ll then:

  1. On your phone or computer, visit
  2. Enter the code displayed on your TV
  3. Sign in with your HBO Max account email and password

That’s it! The code links your streaming device to your account.

Stuck? Try these tips:

  • Double check the code and re-enter carefully
  • Try a different web browser
  • Delete and reinstall the HBO Max app

You’ve got this! Feel free to holler in the comments if any issues pop up.

Canceling Your Subscription

No more streaming? No prob. You can cancel HBO Max by:


  1. Open Settings > Your Name > Subscriptions
  2. Select HBO Max > Cancel Subscription

Web Browser

  1. Sign in to your HBO Max account
  2. Navigate to account details and subscription
  3. Select cancel

And your all done. Easy peasy!

Ready, Set, Stream!

The sign in process can seem annoying, but you can quickly get to the good stuff. For a full device pairing walkthrough, troubleshooting tips, account details, and more, the HBO Max Support Center has your back.

Now kick back and enjoy your new subscription! Let us know if any other questions come up.

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