HBO Max is an agglomeration of impressive content, including fan-favorite TV shows, blockbuster films, unraveling documentaries, and riveting Max Originals. TV shows like Euphoria, Westworld, and Game of Thrones have massive fan followings around the globe, and the UK isn’t an exception. However, you need a VPN app to access HBO Max UK because the platform is geo-restricted.
For a Max subscription, you will need to shell out US$15 per month for the ad-free plan, and in our opinion, you should get the best bang for your buck. Rather than just scrolling around casually on the home screen, apply the following HBO Max tips and tricks and enhance your streaming experience.
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Explore by Genre
HBO Max has many options to categorize its library by genre:
- Choose Browse from the toolbar menu, then pick a genre from the listing.
- Use the main tabs in the Series or Movies bar menus to see everything within a category alphabetically.
- Use the genre section from the Search toolbar menu to see standard search outcomes for each genre.
Get Similar Shows
Here’s another approach to deciding what to stream on HBO Max UK: Find a show or movie you really enjoyed, then read down to the “More Like This” section on the TV show page. You’re likely to discover something comparable that’s worth the watch.
Organize Your Watchlist
HBO Max offers a watchlist option that allows you to save content to watch later. Simply click the “+ Plus” symbol on any movie or series page, and it will display in a “My List” column on the main screen.
Navigate to your profile option from the sidebar panel and then to the “My List” option to simply delete watchlist titles. Click the “Edit” icon, then pick individual titles to delete or “Clear All” to delete them all at once.
Turn On the Shuffle Mode
HBO Max now has a shuffle option that selects episodes at irregular intervals for some series when it is not necessary to watch the episodes in sequence. Check for it on series information pages for Curb Your Enthusiasm, Rick & Morty, Friends, and Big Bang Theory.
Don’t Ignore the Hubs
You may also filter HBO’s collection by Warner’s numerous brands, such as Studio Ghibli, Adult Swim, TCM, and Cartoon Network, as well as search by genre. Simply navigate to the main page menu and click the “Hubs” option at the bottom.
Explore Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and 4K HDR Titles
Compared to Netflix, HBO Max provides free 4K, Dolby Vision, HDR, and Dolby Atmos series and movies. When you select a compatible title, the description page will provide a list of compatible formats. However, HBO Max lacked a built-in search option for titles that support the above-mentioned video formats, although a vast collection can be found in HD Monitor.
Clear Your Watch History
Have a carnal pleasure you’d prefer to keep tucked away? To delete content from HBO Max UK watch history, go to the toolbar menu, pick the “Continue Watching” button, and then tap “Edit.” To delete a show, click the “X” button next to it, or click “Clear All” to clear the sheet.
Watch Titles Before They Leave
Although HBO Max is an excellent place to binge the latest movies, many of its titles don’t remain on the site long term. Scroll to the “Browse” area on the left menu bar and pick “Last Chance” to find out which titles are exciting HBO Max.
Search and Play Titles by Voice Search
You can also use voice search to hop right into the HBO Max series or movies if you are using Apple TV, Fire TV, or Roku device. Hold down the voice command option on your controller and speak “Watch The Batman” or “Watch Succession,” and your streaming device will handle the rest.
To disable autoplay on HBO Max, go to Settings from the toolbar menu and click on the “Playback” option. You can choose not to start the next episode effortlessly after the current one has ended. If you own two or more streaming devices, you must adjust this option on every device manually.
Set a Nice Profile Picture
If you’re sick of having your first letter as your profile picture, you can change it using the HBO Max Android or iOS apps. Go to the profile preference page, pick “Manage Profiles,” then click the edit option over your picture. Click the camera button above your picture on the next page, then select from famous characters or you can also upload a picture from your phone. While you may only update your profile image via HBO Max’s mobile applications, the changes will be reflected on your TV too.
Set Up a Kid Profile
You don’t want your children to binge-watch Game of Thrones? Select “Add Kid” from the user options page, then input their names and birth date.
On the following page, you can set the age limit for TV shows and movies, and you can also optionally demand a PIN to return to an adult account.
Download Titles for Offline Viewing
You can now download TV shows and movies for offline watching on your smartphones and tablets thanks to HBO Max’s ad-free service. While exploring the library, search for the “download” button.
HBO Max downloads, by standard, prioritize small files that are downloaded quicker. To download in better resolution change the video quality by tapping on your profile > Downloads > Download Quality.
HBO Max downloaded videos are restricted to 30 videos/account among all accounts and disappear 2 days after you start to watch or 30 days after downloading, whatever happens first.
Enable Audio Description for Content
HBO Max UK features an ever-expanding number of series with audio explanations for users who are vision-impaired or have trouble seeing the screen. When activated, on top of any dialogue, you will hear an explanation of the on-screen action.
Finding it difficult to figure out what to watch on HBO Max? Follow our tips and tricks to get the most out of HBO Max UK. Organize your watchlist, set different profiles, and explore the content library more efficiently so that all these features combine to provide you with a wholesome watching experience.