How to Add HBO Max to Hulu Base Plan

Streaming services are booming. And, as a consumer, you have a ton of options to choose from. With so many streaming services, it can sometimes be a bit difficult to decide and pick up on one particular service. Now, not everyone wants to subscribe to a number of various streaming services. However, there are a few services, that allow you to add additional services to itself right away. One of such services is Hulu. Today, we will be taking a look at how you can add HBO Max to your Hulu subscription.

HBO Max is another streaming service that lets you watch a good collection of shows and movies on a subscription basis. However, if you are someone that already pays for Hulu, you can simply make use of the add-on plans and simply add HBO Max to your Hulu subscription. This reduces the need to pay for two services separately So if you are planning to get add-ons to your Hulu subscription, here is our guide on how you can add them.

How to Add HBO Max to Hulu

  1. Make sure that you have an active Hulu plan. If not, you can always create an account.
  2. Now, make sure to select your base plan. This will be your Hulu plan.
  3. You can pick from any of the three popular plans that are available out there.
  4. Whether you pick the one with ads or with no ads, it won’t matter.
  5. With the plan sorted out and paid for, you will have to click on manage my subscription.
  6. Click here to head directly over to the HBO Max premium add-on.
  7. The HBO Max premium add-on will cost you $12.99 a month.
  8. You will however be billed for your Hulu as well as HBO Max subscription from Hulu itself.
  9. Make sure to create an HBO Max account and also activate it. This will let you use your account right away. You can use your Hulu credentials to sign into the HBO Max account.

However, if you wish to watch HBO Max content, you will have to download the HBO Max app. While signing in, make sure to use the same account credentials that you have used to sign into with Hulu. Once signed in, you will be able to easily stream all your favorite content from HBO Max right away. In the event, you wish to cancel your subscriptions, you can do that at any time. You will get access to the content until the last date of your billing cycle.


And this is how you can add HBO Max to your Hulu subscription right away using your PC. It’s a simple process and a better way of having your subscriptions billed together at a single time instead of having to pay multiple times on different bill dates. Apart from HBO Max, you can also similarly choose other add-ons like Showtime, Cinemax, Starz, ESPN+, or even Disney+.

What do you think about such add-ons? Is it a good way of having such services combined, or do you think it’s better to have them as standalone ones? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Also, if you are a Hulu subscriber with the HBO Max add-on, do share your experience with the service.

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