Watch HBO GO

Watch HBO GOWith HBO GO, you have unlimited access to your HBO shows, movies, sports, specials, and more, right on your TiVo box. It's free with your HBO subscription through participating television providers. What’s more, when you search for a show with your TiVo box, your search results will include streaming videos available from HBO!


This feature is available on:


  • TiVo BOLT®(all models)
  • TiVo Roamio®(all models)
  • TiVo Mini (if connected to TiVo BOLT)

Activate your device

The first time you use HBO GO on your TiVo box, you'll go through a device authorization process.

  1. From the TiVo Central screen, select 'Apps' and then select 'HBO GO.'
  2. Select 'Activate Your Device' to view activation instructions.
  3. On a computer or mobile device, go to, and follow the instructions to enter the authorization code displayed on your TV.

Note: If your cable operator is not listed during the process, you will not be able to access HBO GO. Please call your cable provider for availability details.

That’s it! You’re all set to enjoy HBO on your TiVo box.

Find and watch shows

When you search for shows on your TiVo box, your results will include shows available from HBO. Or, you can search HBO GO directly for any show. Here’s how:

  1. From the TiVo Central screen, select 'Apps' > 'HBO GO.'
  2. Use the UP/DOWN arrows on your TiVo remote to highlight a category, then press SELECT. If available, sub-categories will be displayed. Continue pressing SELECT to dive deeper into sub-categories and/or to select a show.
  3. To search by title, select ‘Search’ in the left menu. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a few letters of the title, then choose ‘Search.’ All matching shows will be displayed.
  4. When you find something you want to watch, highlight it to see options: Play, Preview, Add to Watch List, or Info.
  5. At any time, return to the previous menu or screen by pressing the BACK button on your TiVo remote.

Change settings or deactivate your device

From the Settings screen, you can review your Parental Controls settings, HBO Series Passes, and Watch List; get help; or deactivate HBO GO on your device.

  1. Select ‘Settings’ from the left menu.
  2. At any time, return to the previous menu or screen by pressing the BACK button on your TiVo remote.