HBO Now is HBO’s stand-alone Video on Demand streaming service, with hundreds of TV shows, movies, documentaries and much more in-store for you. The most addictive shows available on the platform include Game Of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Veep, and Ballers. With latest movies and kids’ shows added daily, $14.99 per month seems cheap.
The drawback of HBO Now is that it is only available in the US and you require a Smartphone to sign up. New customers will also get a one-month free subscription as well.
How to Watch HBO Now
To sign up for an HBO Now account, you need to download the app on your android or iOS device to access the service on a web browser and additional mobile devices.
To download the app, search for “HBO Now” on Google Play Store or Apple’s App Store. Once you download the app, you can sign up, login, and begin watching your desired shows instantly.
How to Unblock HBO Now Outside US
HBO Now is not available in regions outside the USA. If you reside outside US, you will not find the app on your Smartphone’s respective app store.
We searched for the HBO Now App without a VPN and could not find it in the results
To download and unblock HBO Now, you will require a Virtual Private Network service. VPN allows you to connect a US based server then assigns you a US IP address, and bypasses the HBO Now’s geo-restrictions. For your convenience, we have listed the top 5 VPN services below:
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How to Unblock HBO Now On Android Outside US
A step-by-step guide to unlock HBO Now on android.
Connect to a US server via VPN service preferably use PPTP protocol (We have used PureVPN for our test)
Go to Settings, Tap Applications and clear all Data from Google App, Google Play Services, and Google Play Store
Search for HBO Now on Google Play and Install the app
Now sign up to the service and fill in relevant details, this should complete the unblocking process for HBO Now.
Note: When signing up, make sure the zip code you enter is from the same city as the VPN server you have connected to, for example, if connected to a New York server use a Zip Code from New York or New Jersey. You can search for US regional Zip Codes on Google.
How to Unblock HBO Now on iOS Devices outside US
For an iPhone, iPad, and iPod you need to change the country/region settings for your Apple ID to US. Here is a step-by-step guide to unblock HBO Now on iOS devices.
Open the Setting Menu
Go to iTunes & App Stores
Tap on your Apple ID and Enter your password
Tap Country/Region Settings Menu
Choose United States as your Country and press Next
Agree to the terms and conditions, and complete the process by entering your credit card details
Once the app is downloaded, select your VPN service, and sign to HBO Now exactly like shown in the Android guide above.
In a Nutshell
Now you can unblock HBO Now from anywhere outside US and enjoy the awesome HBO archives without facing any geo-restrictions. If you have any questions regarding unblocking the service or need help using your new VPN service, please leave your queries in the comments section below.