HBO GO: Stream with TV Package

HBO GO: Stream with TV Package


  • Category: Entertainment
  • Release Date: 2011-04-29
  • Current Version: 19.0.0
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 54.75 MB
  • Developer: HBO
  • Compatibility: iOS 8.0+
Score: 2.5
From 29,730 Ratings


With HBO GO you can watch big premieres as they air—plus every episode of HBO’s addictive series such as Game of Thrones, Westworld, My Brilliant Friend, and so much more. In addition to getting new movies every week, you also get news, comedy specials, smart talk shows, thought-provoking documentaries, and the special events everyone’s talking about. You can watch HBO GO on your favorite screen—phone, tablet, computer, connected TV or gaming device. HBO GO® is only accessible in the U.S. and certain U.S. territories. Some restrictions apply. ©2018 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO GO® and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. For help, please visit Privacy Policy: Terms of Service:


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Horrible interface

The app crashes constantly; loads more than any other streaming app. It takes longer to load videos as well. Especially if I’m using my Chromecast. Everything feels sticky/clunky navigating through the app. It’s a chore every time I want to watch my favorite shows.
By joe olbrych

Won’t load

I’ve had the same package for the last 4 years with HBO yet haven’t been able to get the app to load for the past several months. I’ve checked for app updates and have deleted/redownloaded several times but still can’t get the app to load. I only keep my package for the HBO app. Waste of a benefit and really doesn’t make my cable package worth it. Although my next home has the same provider available I’ll most likely be cancelling when we move next month.
By Steffie_rae

Get developers to match quality of your shows

This app in incredibly slow and stops like its buffering all the time while I’m watching things. I have 1Gbps, fiber internet. I have no issues streaming Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, or PS4. The HBOGO App has some inefficiencies that make it slow and lag all the time. It’s very frustrating because I pay for this and Love HBO Shows and movies!! Please have someone QA your code for efficiency, speed, and resource usage.
By JTowns!

Login is broken.

Not able to login. I’m on iOS 12.1.2 (latest at time of this review) on iPhone XS Max. I’m trying to login with DirectTV Now (part of AT&T / HBO) bundle. Previously I had no issues logging in. Login seems to have broken over the holidays. The embedded webview spits out a black background with black text (how did you guys go to production with this??). Here is the JSON: {"message":"Invalid authentication response","type":"Error","status":500,"code":0} Developers (mobile, BE, QA)...what are you guys doing? This is embarrassing. You should **test** changes before releasing. Read another review with a dev response pointing to a page with these steps: force close, connection speed, restart device, update software, try another device (also broken on on Apple TV 😔), delete and reinstall app. Tried all, and nothing helped.
By NeptuneCA


I haven't been able to log in for days now! It's annoying how this app keeps kicking me out and now I can't even log in. It tells me to choose provider, then it won't continue. I've deleted it and downloaded it again a few times, doesn't make a difference. Please fix it. In the meantime, I'm watching Netflix. You will lose customers if the app doesn't work well.
By ALavone

Not usable

It used to crash all the time or issues with chrome cast. Now I am not able to logon anymore; getting something like a Java error message. The worst of all streaming Apps
By Dude-80

Fantastic streaming service with a bad app and interface

HBO’s line up and productions are probably the best all around but the app, including on Apple TVs and android based TVs, are very weak. 1. it STILL won’t work properly on the new iPad Pro! 2. You have to log in all the time! It won’t remember you for more than a few days. 3. It won’t track what you are watching properly. 4. It doesn’t handle multiple users. Their interfaces should improve to match those of Netflix, for example.
By Alebrije31

No iPad Pro 2018 resolution support

Please update this app to use the entire screen of the 2018 iPad Pros. The vertical letterboxing really detracts from the experience.
By Dekkor

Google cast function keeps disappearing, iOS 12, iPhone

Either provide a function or don’t, but be clear with your users. The last thing HBO should want is people conflating app exasperation with content experience.
By aslinth

Looking Forward to Canceling HBO

I almost can’t wait to cancel HBO at toward the end of 2019. T HBO is canceling support for Boxing and I simply will not continue to subscribe.
By Beacrosh