Proton VPN users will be able to watch prestige television on HBO! Its content includes any show that ran on HBO, including Curb Your Enthusiasm, Watchmen, West World, and The Wire!
Note: HBO is different from HBO Max.
- HBO is a stand-alone streaming service that lets you stream all of HBO without a TV package. It replaces HBO Now and HBO Go. You can stream HBO at HBONOW.com and also via the HBO app on supported devices.
- HBO Max is TimeWarner’s video-on-demand streaming service. It is similar to Disney+, but it is filled with content from the WarnerMedia library, which includes shows from TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, CNN, as well as all Warner Bros. and DC films.
How to watch HBO with Proton VPN:
Connect to any Plus server located in the United States. Plus servers have a “P” icon next to them in our macOS and Windows apps. They can be found in the “Plus servers” list on our Android and iOS apps.
On your Android TV (app currently in beta testing), connecting to United States will automatically connect you to a Plus server if you have the right subscription.
Plus servers are available for Plus and Visionary Plan subscribers. For the fastest and most reliable connection, please connect to the server that is closest to your current location. To find the nearest servers to you, check the full list of our servers.
Unfortunately, streaming HBO on a mobile device (Android or iOS) outside the United States requires the HBO mobile app, and to download the app, you need access to the US version of the App or Google Play store. You will also need to register a US credit card with your account.
Proton VPN does not condone the use of our VPN service to bypass copyright regulations.
Get a VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited subscription
If you already have a VPN Plus, Proton Unlimited, or Visionary (legacy users only) account, you can skip to step 2.
If you’re a new user, sign up for Proton VPN.
If you have a Free plan, upgrade your account by logging in and selecting VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited from your account Dashboard.
Install our VPN app
You need to download the Proton VPN app for your operating system. You can securely stream your favorite shows on Windows, macOS, and Linux devices.
If you have already downloaded the HBO app and made an account, you can also stream your favorite shows on the go with your Android or iOS devices.
If you have an Android TV, you can join the beta testing program and install the app directly on your device. If you already have our app, you can skip to step 3.
- Download the Proton VPN Windows app
- Download the Proton VPN macOS app
- Download the Proton VPN Linux app
- Download the Proton VPN Android app
- Download the Proton VPN iOS app
- Download Proton VPN for Android TV
For installation help, here are our support guides:
- Windows support guide
- macOS support guide
- Linux support guide
- Android support guide
- iOS support guide
- Android TV support guide
Connect to a Plus server in the United States.
Buy an HBO subscription
If you already have an HBO subscription, you can skip to step 5.
To watch HBO on our VPN, you’ll need a valid HBO subscription. HBO costs $14.99 per month.
Start watching HBO securely with Proton VPN!
Connect to a Plus server in the US, log in to HBO, then kick back and relax.
If you experience issues watching HBO, please try the following:
- Restart Proton VPN application and VPN connection
- Clear your browser cache
- Use a different browser
- Restart your device
- Clear your DNS cache
HBO may not always work. If you have tried all possible options and are still having issues or if you have any questions, please contact our Support team.