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Max is an American subscription video on demand streaming service owned by AT&T through the WarnerMedia Direct subsidiary of WarnerMedia, and was first launched on May 27, 2020 as HBO Max. Since the April 2022 merger of WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc. to form Warner Bros. Discovery, the service is one of the combined company's two flagship streaming services aunched first in the U.S. on May 23, 2023, simplifying the service name into Max and adding more Discovery content among other new series and films. It principally serves as a content hub for WarnerMedia's various film and television properties, offering a range of original programming and library content from the company as well as additional content licensed through third-party distributors.

WarnerMedia indicated that the service would have 10,000 hours of content at-launch, including first-run and library content from the namesake HBO (including its original series, documentaries, and specials), and content from the company's other brands and networks.

WarnerMedia stated that the service would have over 2,000 films available at-launch, including HBO's existing pay television rights that are sourced from studios including sister company Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Pictures, and 20th Century Studios (the latter two have respective output deals with HBO until 2022; films from 20th Century will move to Disney+ and Hulu once its output deal expire, while future rights to Universal films are still up for negotiation.

As with HBO's previous streaming platforms, HBO Go and HBO Now (but as opposed to its platforms on Apple TV Channels and Amazon Video Channels), max is not expected to include feeds of HBO's linear cable channels, nor is it expected to include any content (including original programming) from Cinemax, which will concurrently wind down its original programming efforts as WarnerMedia reallocates its programming investments towards HBO Max and, eventually, max. Most paying HBO subscribers were automatically upgraded or switched from their HBO Max accounts to max when the platform was released. That’s because HBO Max was phased out while HBO Now was rebranded to just HBO. Your account credentials for HBO Max should still work for max, but you’ll need to download a new app.

Original content produced will be under the banner Max Originals, including series, films, and specials. The service also features many hubs for animated programming, drawing largely from the libraries of Warner Bros. Animation (including the Looney Tunes franchise and Hanna-Barbera productions) and Cartoon Network, along with Adult Swim. Outside of WarnerMedia, the service also offers titles from The Criterion Collection, BBC Studios, Comedy Central, New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, a curated selection of classic films in partnership with TCM, and more.

Max is free for AT&T customers who are already subscribed to HBO. AT&T customers with some newer unlimited plans also have free access to max, which is available on most Apple devices, including Apple TV, Android TV devices, Chromebooks, Google Chromecast and Chromecast, Xbox Series X, and even YouTube TV. After launching HBO Max without compatibility with Amazon Fire TV Stick, it was finally made available on the Fire TV Stick in November 2020, and in December it added support for Roku and PlayStation 5, giving max a very broad reach in terms of devices.

The original US version of max is geo-blocked and it cannot be streamed outside the US. Therefore, if you want to watch max from other parts of the world (whether on holiday or business), you need to use Smart DNS to stream its original US content. Otherwise, your IP will get detected as not coming from the US territory and you won’t be able to access any of the max great shows. What you need to do is to redirect part of the traffic which is responsible for your location through a special server located in the USA. This is exactly what Getflix Smart DNS does.

Unblock max outside the US with Getflix Smart DNS

As you probably know, if you attempt to access max from outside the US, you will see its localized version and the US content will not be available from your location. Our solution is quite sophisticated technically but very easy to set up on numerous operating systems and devices.

All you need to do is sign up with Getflix (you have 14 days of totally free trial to test our service), configure your device or your home router and start streaming from anywhere in the world. Your original IP is not changed so you can browse your local websites as well. The solution does not slow your connection speed either and you can gain access to many geo-restricted services available with Getflix.

If you happen to run into any problems with configuration, visit our Knowledge Base which contains numerous articles describing possible problems and their solutions or simply ask us for help by opening the email ticket. Our engineers and support techs are always here to assist you with any issues you might encounter.

How to watch max using Getflix Smart VPN

If you’re looking for additional protection of your online activities (for example, when you travel and have to access your private email account or launch your favorite streaming service in a hotel, airport or any other public area), we have a perfect solution for you, too. It’s called Smart VPN and it allows you to access geo-restricted services like max on the go.

Smart VPN redirects your traffic via a dedicated server and encrypts your data. This way, you can be sure that your password to a banking app or an important file in your business email are safe. Your online activities remain anonymous and secure.

Smart VPN is available for all our regular subscribers so make sure to continue using our services after the trial period to have access to the best streaming platforms available on the web, including max. Join Getflix and make best use of both our solution to access geo-located services.

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