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The time has finally come! If you are an HBO Max user you will no longer need to side-load your application! HBO recently announced that the popular HBO Max app will now be available within the Amazon App Store.
The HBO Max app will be available starting on November 17th. All Amazon Fire devices will have access to this application directly from the Amazon App Store.
Below is a statement form WarnerMedia Head of Sales regarding this new announcement:
We are very excited that Amazon customers will now be able to enjoy the best-in-class content that lives within HBO Max.
Our continued goal is to make HBO Max and its unparalleled content available to customers across all the devices they love. Fire TV is a favorite among customers and we look forward to working with the Amazon team to engage and grow our existing subscriber base by showcasing all that HBO Max has to offer.WarnerMedia Head of Sales
Did you previously side-load HBO Max?
If you followed our original post to get HBO Max installed on your Fire device before the app was officially released you will need to take some action to get the new HBO Max app.
Before you can get the official HBO Max you will need to uninstall your previously downloaded app.
After removing the side-loaded app you can then proceed to install the new version directly from the Amazon App Store.
To install HBO Max directly from Amazon do the following:
- On your Amazon Fire device click on search
- Type in HBO Max
- From the search results click on the HBO Max application
- Proceed through the download and install process
- Return to the Amazon devices home screen
- Long press the 3 line button on your remote. Select Apps.
- You should now see the newly installed HBO Max app