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How to Add HBO to Fire Stick

The Fire Stick HBO Go App is no longer supported and cannot be downloaded from Amazon Appstore. Although this may shock some users who haven’t opened the HBO Go application in a while, there are good reasons for it and even a few advantages.

This guide will tell you exactly what happened with the HBO Go app on Amazon Fire TV Stick streaming sticks. It also explains how to watch HBO Go content once the app is gone.

Why Does HBO Go Not Work on Fire Stick

HBO announced in mid-2020 that the HBO Go application would cease to exist and all content would be moved to the new HBO Max app. This change in focus was partially to promote the new HBO Max streaming video service.

In 2020, HBO Go was canceled. You can view most of the content via the new HBO Max streaming video service on Fire Stick and other devices.

In most areas, the HBO Go app was stopped on all platforms in July 2020. The HBO Go app was no longer available for download from the app stores. Users who opened it received an HBO splash screen. The HBO Go website also was shut down.

Is HBO Go available on Fire Stick?

You can’t use HBO Go on Fire Stick streaming stick streaming sticks. And even if the app could be side-loaded onto a Fire Stick, that wouldn’t work either, as HBO Max has now merged with the HBO Go service.

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Although you can still watch HBO Go content from a Fire Stick, it is merged into the HBO Max media library.

How can I watch HBO Go on Fire Stick

Although the HBO Go Fire Stick app cannot be used, you can still watch your favorite movies, shows, and other content through the new HBO Max app. If you are an HBO subscriber, you will likely have access to HBO Max using your existing account information. An HBO Max subscription may be included in your internet or cable package.

You probably already have access to HBO Go and the new HBO Max streaming service.

You can now watch your HBO Go content again on your Amazon Fire TV Stick. Download the new HBO Max App and log in with your HBO account details.

Why can’t i log in to HBO Max using my HBO Go Info

Here are some quick tips for logging in to the Fire Stick HBO Max App with your old HBO Go details.

  • Verify that you’re using the HBO Max App. You can’t use the original HBO Go app anymore. You will need the new HBO Max app.
  • Look in your email inbox to find HBO Max login information. Look through your inbox for emails containing HBO references starting around June or July 2020. These emails could contain information regarding your new account information and instructions on how you can migrate your account.
  • Ask your provider. Your internet service provider or cell phone carrier may have offered HBO Go along with your service but not HBO Max.
  • Choose the forgotten password option. It is possible that you have forgotten the password or email address you used. You can retrieve your password by using the feature on the HBO Max Website.