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HBO Max?the subscription video-on-demand streaming service by WarnerMedia?is designed to compete with streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video and Disney Plus. The streaming service carried 10,000 hours of popular and premium content at launch, with over 2,000 films included. It not only offers viewers access to programming from HBO channels, but new HBO Max Originals and third-party content as well. Meaning you can watch iconic shows like Friends, The Big Bang Theory, Rick and Morty, South Park and more.

Consumers can sign up for HBO Max in a number of ways?you can go with a direct standalone subscription, include HBO in your pay-tv channel lineup (cable or satellite), or access HBO Max via platforms like Apple TV, Hulu, YouTube TV and others.  

If however, you are already a Cox Contour subscriber, we are here to tell you all about how to access HBO Max via your Cox subscription. For those of you not yet subscribed to Cox, this is your chance to know how the provider makes it simple and straightforward to view HBO Max content.

HBO Max Comes to Cox Contour

Cox is currently serving approximately 6.5 million residential and business customers, and like other major cable TV providers in the U.S., it has endeavored to equip its cable TV service to deliver a contemporary experience. The Contour product line up is geared to fulfill the needs and wants of the modern TV watcher who yearns for a more flexible and convenient way of accessing TV entertainment

If you are a Cox Contour subscriber looking to stream HBO Max TV content, there is good news for you: in March 2021 WarnerMedia announced HBO Max has been made available on the Cox Contour set-top box and Contour Stream Player. Which means, all current and new Cox Contour subscribers will now have easy access to one of the largest selections of sought-after content via the HBO Max app?and they’ll be able to enjoy a fully-integrated experience.

How to Access HBO Max via Cox Contour?

As we just said, Cox customers can now access HBO Max content in 2 ways?either via the Contour set-top box or Contour Stream Player. The former comes with a subscription to Cox Contour TV (bundled or standalone), while the latter makes an excellent package for cord-cutters together with super-fast Cox Internet and Panoramic wifi Gateway.

Watch HBO Max via Cox Contour TV

If you subscribe to Cox Contour TV, you get 2 choices. You can go for a higher TV tier which includes HBO Max in the core lineup. Or choose a low-tier core lineup and add on HBO Max à la carte. Whichever arrangement works better with your preferences. Either way, the HBO Max app on your Contour TV device will allow you to watch HBO Exclusives, Max Originals, and more with great ease.

Use the voice activated remote to search and filter content via the smart on-screen guide, get recommendations based on your watch-history, switch from live TV to On Demand, DVR, or your favorite streaming apps?the Contour 2 device makes it ever so convenient and flexible to access what you love to watch on TV.   

Watch HBO Max via Contour Stream Player

On the other hand, if you are inclined towards cord-cutting, Cox offers an amazing combo?fast and reliable internet, with the high-end Panoramic Gateway and the wireless 4K Contour Stream Player?which now carries the HBO Max app among many others.

With download speeds ranging from 50-940 Mbps, Cox Internet takes care of individuals and families of all sizes alike. Pick a speed tier that fits your needs, add the Panoramic wifi to it, and enjoy a fully-integrated streaming experience with the Contour Stream Player?with all entertainment options in one place and the FREE voice remote which makes it a piece of cake to discover new favorites. Now that is streaming streamlined and simplified!

How to Start Watching HBO Max with Cox?

Subscribe to HBO Max via Cox Contour

Do you want to add HBO Max onto your existing subscription to a Cox Channel Lineup? Or you have the Cox Contour Stream Player with the HBO Max app, and you want to subscribe to the service? Well, you can conveniently subscribe via your Cox Contour TV device or the Contour Stream Player. And, this is what you need to do:

  • Navigate to Apps by pressing the Home or Contour button on your voice remote. And select HBO Max.
  • Choose “Subscribe Now”?this option will appear only if you are not already included in your Cox TV subscription.
  • Next, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the subscription through Cox.
  • Once you are subscribed, open the HBO Max app and sign in with your Cox credentials.

Sign into HBO Max via Cox

Are you subscribed to a Cox Contour TV plan which includes HBO Max? Here is what you need to do next in order to start watching HBO Max:

  • Launch the HBO Max app on your Cox Contour TV device or the Contour Stream Player.
  • Click on “Sign In”. You’ll see a 6 digit code.
  • Stay on this screen, and open a web browser on another internet-enabled device?smartphone or PC?and go to You’ll be redirected to and taken to an Enter Code screen.
  • Enter the code that appeared on your TV, and click on “Next”.
  • Select “Sign in with a Provider”. And, choose “Cox”.
  • Enter your Cox user ID and password.
  • Create your account by confirming your name and email.
  • Once your TV updates, you’ll be ready to stream!


The Cost of HBO Max Subscription with Cox

Depending on which way you get HBO Max with Cox, the cost varies?

  • If you go for a Cox Cable plan which includes HBO Max in the core channel lineupe. Contour TV Preferred Plus or Ultimate, you’ll be paying $110 or $130 per month respectively.
  • If you choose to keep your core Cox Channel Lineup more modest, with Contour TV Starter or Preferred, you’ll be paying $50 or $90 per month respectively for your TV subscription, and another $16/mo. for the HBO Max add-on.

The EndNote

If you have already cut the cord and are looking for a better alternative, HBO Max with Cox Internet is a great choice. But sometimes it’s quite hard for people to ditch Cable TV, and that’s when you can consider getting HBO Max with a Cox Contour TV plan.

With such a great variety of shows, movies and original content to look forward to as HBO Max has to offer, we are sure you’d want to launch the HBO Max app on Contour. In case you need pro advice and more information about the way forward, speak to Cox Customer Service at 1-855-349-9316. 

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