How to Watch Max Outside the US with a VPN in 2024

Aliu Isa  - Streaming Expert
Last updated: February 20, 2024
Read time: 24 minutes

Using a VPN, you can unlock HBO Max content outside the US. This article explains how and why and lists the best HBO VPNs.

Max is a web video streaming platform that offers all you would expect from the name and much more. It went online in May 2020 to complement HBO’s other digital media. This service provides premium content that HBO hasn’t invested much effort in its platforms’ internationalization.

Hence, Max serves only US-based users, deploying a geo-blocking technology to prevent its availability outside the region.

In this article, we will guide you on how to watch HBO Max outside the US using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Streaming HBO Max outside the US – The quick guide

Let’s say you already have a subscription to Max and don’t have time to read our whole article. Or, you don’t need to learn that many details because you’re already conversant with VPN technology. Then, here’s how you can see Max in the quickest possible way:

  1. Get a VPN subscription. ExpressVPN is our preferred VPN vendor for Max. You can choose the one you like, but it has to be a premium service. Stay away from free VPNs.
  2. Download and install the VPN apps your service provides for the operating system or device you intend to use with Max.
  3. Sign in to the VPN.
  4. Choose a server based in the US.
  5. Now launch your browser, point it to Max, sign in, and enjoy all the content you want!

A quick list of our top Max VPNS