- edited 03-07-2018 9:57 AM by ATTHelpForums
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 do not have TV service, create DIRECTV NOW account by:
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.
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04-07-2018 5:06 AM
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.
- edited 04-27-2018 7:20 AM
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!
04-27-2018 8:17 AM
04-27-2018 10:40 AM
04-30-2018 10:38 AM
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.
06-12-2018 4:30 PM
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?
06-24-2018 1:08 PM
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
06-30-2018 5:01 AM
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
07-09-2018 5:16 PM
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?
07-12-2018 4:16 AM
07-20-2018 4:12 AM
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"