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Mon, Aug 28, 2017 4:59 PM

how to get HBO for life with AT&T unlimited data plan

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How To Sign Up For HBO Using AT&T Unlimited Plus Offer

 

 

First of all, thanks for being a valued AT&T member! We understand you have many options to choose from! If you took advantage of AT&T Unlimited Plus plan, you can now stream HBO for Life using AT&T U-verse TV service, DIRECTV or DIRECTV NOW!

 

Stream HBO from your computer of mobile device and take advantage of unlimited access to Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, VEEP and more!

  

  • If you currently subscribe to HBO through an AT&T video service – DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW or U-verse TV – HBO will now be included for no additional charge.
  • If you subscribe to an AT&T video service but not HBO, you’ll automatically receive access to the premium HBO channels as part of your wireless plan.
  • If you don’t subscribe to an AT&T video service, you can access your HBO content through the DIRECTV NOW and HBO Go apps.

  

If you do not have TV service, create DIRECTV NOW account by:

  1. Creating a DIRECTV NOW account.
  2. On the first page, select the Verify number link to enter your AT&T Unlimited Plus plan wireless number.  
  3. Once your wireless number is verified, enter an email address and a password to create your DIRECTV NOW account.  
  4. That’s all there is to it! Just select Start watching on the next page to use DIRECTV NOW.

 

If you have DIRECTV or U-verse television service, a credit is applied to the bill. It can take 1-2 billing cycles for you to see the credit. 

 

Check out support page for more information.

 

ChrisZ, AT&T Community Specialist 

AT&T Customer Care

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Tutor

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7 Messages

2 years ago

I’ve tried everything and so far the only way I can get “free” HBO is to pay for Direct TV Now (which I don’t want). I changed my plan to Unlimited Choice Enhanced. I feel scammed, so far HBO is far from free.

Tutor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

How do you get a Directv Now account for FREE!? I have been trying for days for the service to verify that my number has an unlimited plan (which it does) and I keep getting an Oops Error message!! This is beyond frustrating  I've downloaded Directv Now and HBO GO and nothing. I'm not paying for anything else in order to get something that is SUPPOSED to be included in my plan! 

Tutor

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7 Messages

2 years ago

I totally went through all that, too. It seems to very confusing, having to go through Direct TV to get it to work. I wasn’t sure what
Passwords and log-ins went with which account after spending a day trying to work it out. The best and most clear instructions I
Got were from a Direct TV rep, though. Thats the person who ultimately sorted it all out. I wish I could tell you what I specifically
Did to get it to work but to be honest it’s just a jumble. It seemed to trace back to lining up my accounts and passwords, though.
tbischoff

Tutor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

Make sure your number is the main number on the account. My should have been but for some reason they had my son's number as the primary account holder. I also know I can't get it on my fire stick. I have to use on my Roku

Tutor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

Yes, my number is the only number on the account because it's a individual
plan..

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

Yes! I was on the phone with AT&T, U Verse and Direct-TV for 1 hour and the conclusion is that if you don't have DirectTV then HBO is not free. I am so mad at how misleading their advertisement is... When I spoke to an AT&T representative he never mentioned that DirectTV was a must, he just signed me up for the 7 free day trial. 

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

I’m having the same issues. I keep getting the oops error message. I definitely have the right unlimited plan. Direct TV won’t tell me who can fix the error message. And they won’t tell me how to create an account without adding a subscription. Has anyone been able to set this up without already having Direct TV service?

Contributor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

Did this ever resolve? HBO Go says "We're having trouble verifying your access.to HBO Go with your TV provider". Got HBO thru ATT unlimited and already set up DirectTV Now account

Tigzola

Tutor

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8 Messages

2 years ago

You don’t need any higher priced plans to get free HBO.  I have ATT unlimited choice and HBO without an issue.

lizdance40

ACE - Sage

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76.9K Messages

2 years ago

@Marce_az

Did you even read the post?!   The , “if you don’t have TV service” part tells you how to create free access to HBO GO

 

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Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

Hello, 

I previously had a direct tv now account but no longer do. So when I click on the app it has my old login saved and does not prompt me to do a free trial... how should I go about linking my phone number for free HBO in this case? 

nipulc

Scholar

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130 Messages

2 years ago

DO NOT GET THIS SERVICE. IT DOESN'T WORK. YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO ACCESS VERIFY.

Contributor

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2 Messages

2 years ago

Hello, I got this service. You have to use userid as below. If your userid
is UID@gmail.com and Password is PWD, In HBO GO, use userid as UID and
password as PWD. Full email ID is nt required and it won't hverify you
properly.

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

AT&T are changing their data plans.  I had HBO Free through HBOGo (via DirecTV Now) when they first announced/released it (I have AT&T Unlimited Plus).  Today, I tried to watch some HBO (last night I watched some perfectly fine), and DirecTV says my account doesn't have HBO.

I go check the website, and my plan is entirely missing. I try to verify my number again, and BOOM!  They are saying my account doesn't qualify for free HBO anymore.

 

So much for "for life"  

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

I've verified my number but there's nowhere to enter an email and password. My only option is to be guided through purchasing DirecTV service. 

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