How to Watch HBO, HBO Go And HBO Now on Kodi

HBO is the top television channel around the globe and that statement holds true because of the most popular TV shows aired by the network. Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, Westworld, are some of the most popular TV shows that are featured on HBO.

Nothing’s worth better than HBO, not even Netflix when it comes to producing top TV shows. However, one may wonder how to watch HBO on Kodi from around the world. This guide will provide you a complete understanding of how you can stream HBO along with other IPTV channels.

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However, this is to keep in mind that HBO Now and HBO Go requires a Kodi VPN to stream the channel. HBO is a US channel, so it is only authorized to few countries around the world. Read on for the installation guide.

How to Install HBO on Kodi

  1. How to Watch HBO on Kodi Krypton Version 17.6 or Higher
  2. How to Watch HBO on Kodi Jarvis Version 16 or Below
  3. How to Watch HBO on Kodi – Video Tutorial
  4. How to Watch HBO Now on Kodi
  5. How to Watch HBO on Kodi Fire Stick
  6. How to Watch HBO Now on Kodi Fire Stick
  7. How to Watch HBO Go on Kodi Fire Stick
  8. HBO on Kodi Errors/Fixes

 

How to Watch HBO on Kodi Krypton Version 17.6 or Higher

  1. Open Kodi > Click on the Settings (gear) icon > Click in File Manager > Double click on the Add source option from the left hand column.How to Watch HBO on Kodi Krypton Version 17.6 or Higher
  2. A dialog box will open, click <None> and type in this URLhttp://mavericktv.net/mavrepo” and Click OK > Name this source as “Maverick” > Click Ok > Click Ok again to close the dialog box.install HBO on kodi krypton
  3. Return to Kodi main menu and click on the Add-onsmaverick repository to install HBO on kodi
  4. Now click on the Box-shaped icon from the top left corner.how to add HBO kodi addon to watch game of thrones
  5. Select Install from Zip file option from the list > Scroll down the list and click on Maverick.HBO kodi addon zip file
  6. Now click on maverickrepo-3.8.zip and wait for the notification.watch HBO Go on kodi
  7. Now click on Install from repository option and select MaverickTV repo from the list > Go to Video add-ons folder > Click on Maverick TVhow to install hbo on kodi firestick
  8. Click Install and wait for the notification to pop-up when the add-on is installed.how to setup hbo on kodi jarvis
  9. Now return to Kodi main menu > Click on the Addons tab > Go to Video-Add-ons section > Click on Maverick TV > Click on Maverick TV live and then go to Live TV folder > Scroll down the list and select HBO.

 

How to Watch HBO on Kodi Jarvis Version 16 or Below

  1. Launch Kodi Jarvis > Go to System > Click on File Manager > Double click Add Source > Click None so to write the URL http://archive.org/download/
    repository.streamhub/
    Click Done > Type the Name for repository i.e. ‘StreamHub’ > Click Done > Click OK.
  2. Go to Kodi Home Screen > Click on System > Then Add-ons > Select Install from Zip File > StreamHub > repository.streamhub.zip > Wait for it to install.
  3. Install from Repository > StreamHub repository > Video Add-ons > Click on StreamHub > Install.
  4. To watch HBO on Kodi, go to Kodi Home Screen > Videos > Add-ons > StreamHub > Live TV > Android API > Mobdro > Scroll down and search for HBO, click on it and enjoy watching.

 

How to Watch HBO on Kodi – Video Tutorial

Watch how you can get HBO on Kodi 2017 by viewing the tutorial video. It follows a complete guide to install HBO so that you can watch your favorite TV shows.

 

How to Watch HBO Now on Kodi

HBO Now is unavailable on Kodi as the repositories that were used to stream the channel has been taken down by law enforcements. However, you can still watch shows that airs on HBO Now through installing Covenant add-on on Kodi.

The installation guide along with video tutorial will allow you to install Covenant so that you may watch shows that are available on HBO Now. For example, you can watch True Detective, The Left Overs, The Silicon Valley, and many other shows without spending a penny.

 

How to Watch HBO on Kodi Fire Stick

To watch HBO on Kodi Fire Stick, you need to Turn ON ADB Debugging and Unknown Sources so you could install HBO on Fire Stick. After that, you need to visit the Fire Stick homepage and click on Apps which will lead you to Kodi App. If you are using a jail broken Firestick then it is highly advised to use a VPN on Firestick to ensure security.  From there you need to follow the same steps as described for installation on Kodi Krypton or Kodi Jarvis.

 

How to Watch HBO Now on Kodi Fire Stick

In Kodi Fire Stick, you can simply watch HBO Now by downloading HBO Now app from the Amazon Appstore. It is the easiest way to download the app but requires a subscription fee once you open it. If you are already subscribed to HBO Now, you’re just two steps away watching the channel.

 

How to Watch HBO Go on Kodi Fire Stick

  1. To watch HBO Go on Kodi Fire Stick, follow the installation steps below:
  2. Open Fire Stick > Download HBO Go app > Open the app once it is installed.
  3. Click on Activate Your Device so that you receive an activation code > Now enter that code on your computer.
  4. Open your computer and click on HBOGO.com/activate. If you’re outside US, you would require a Kodi VPN to gain access because of geo-restrictions.
  5. On that page you must choose Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick and then click Continue.
  6. Here you will need to select your TV provider > Then enter username and password for your TV provider. In case you do not know username and password you can contact your TV provider.
  7. Now you need to provide your activation code from your TV and then choose Activate Device.
  8. A success message from HBO Go will tell you that you’re ready to watch HBO Go. Enjoy!

 

HBO on Kodi Errors/Fixes

HBO being one of the most preferred entertainment channel amongst Kodi users has caused a lot of heat for add-on developers. HBO on Kodi became popular because of streaming of Game of Thrones, which is the most popular TV show in the world. Anti-piracy authorities like DMCA noticed many streaming sites that provided free streaming of this show and Kodi add-ons were on the top of that list.

Many Kodi add-ons that previously hosted HBO channel in their library, were either shut down or had to exclude HBO from there library because of the crackdowns by authorities and the anti-piracy pressure from HBO Network.

Some of the most commonly faced errors due to these crackdowns against HBO piracy are discussed below:

Failed to Install Dependency Error

A Dependency failure occurs if the add-on repository is obsolete or has some files missing. If you are facing this issue while using HBO on Kodi then there must be something wrong with the add-on you are using.

Fix

Try fixing this error by updating the add-on. If it does not help, then you will have to switch to a different Kodi add-on like the one mentioned in this guide.

Could Not Connect to Repository

The issue with third-party Kodi add-ons is that their repositories keep shutting down or sometimes fail to connect. The reason behind this error is either the change in URL of the repository host or the repository shutdown.

Fix

First, check the source URL manually, whether it is working or not by opening it in the browser. If the repository is online then check the source URL that you have entered by going to File Manager. Make sure you have entered the correct URL without any spaces.

In case the repository is not working, search for an alternate add-on that has HBO channel in its library and install it. This is the optimal solution for such instances.

Wrapping it All Up

HBO features many popular TV shows which are hard to ignore. You can get HBO on Kodi 2017 by following the steps that have been highlighted in the guide, and with the help of which you can watch Game of Thrones online, Westworld, Veep, and so many other TV shows. HBO can also be installed on your Fire Stick device, whose installation process have also been provided. Stick around for more great kodi add-ons.

Nick Michaelson
Nick Michaelson

Nick Michaelson already had a taste of writing fiction in his early age but developing his interest in tech writing was one in which he had command in his teenage. Being millennial, reading about gadgets and technology inspired him and this is what who he is today. Playing tennis on his regular day is what keeps him fit, while fighting for the cause of displaced animals makes his life worth it.
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16 Responses to How to Watch HBO, HBO Go And HBO Now on Kodi

  1. Thank you for your easy to follow and up to date instructions. I live in Toronto Canada. I use purevpn. Nonetheless, the HBO option does not show up on my list. It goes from golf channel to Liverpool TV.

    • Nick Michaelson says:

      Hello Darren, if you scroll down to the end you will find HBO channel. The problem is, the channels are not listed according to alphabetical order. Therefore, you need to watch the channels pretty closely as the list passes by.

  2. Neal Engebretson says:

    Again! Do I need a VPN router for Japan to receive USA Hulu, HBO, and Netflix? Please reply with a specific answer. thanks

    • admin says:

      Hello Neal Engebretson,
      If you are trying to access USA Hulu, Netflix or HBO, then yes, you will need a VPN service. Now you can setup a VPN on your device, laptop and even router. Since these streaming services are not available in Japan, it is important you use a VPN.

  3. Neal Engebretson says:

    I order your Kodi product, you sent me a confirmation mail whats the problem? to ue for movies and tv. \reply asap or \ill cancell.

    • admin says:

      Hello Neal, What kind of kodi product? can you please let us know in details.

  4. Ted wood says:

    I have followed the instructions for adding addon to Kodi kryptton 17.3 but when adding hbo it jsut runs circle then nothing wont add?

    • Nick Michaelson says:

      Hey Ted, can you tell us if this thing only occurs with HBO or does this happen with any other channel on the list?

      • Ted wood says:

        it just happens with Hbo I installed nfl no problem along with history channel

        • Ted wood says:

          I was able to get HBO by using Ares wizard which I already had installed and installing mobdro thru it

          • Ted wood says:

            lol now I cannot find Mobdro again

          • Ted wood says:

            got it using Mobdro had to reinstall with update

          • Nick Michaelson says:

            Great!!!

  5. LM says:

    Can’t even add the source. It says it can’t read the directory content/information. The device does see the network (when checking from the command line), the url is OK, can open it in a browser.

  6. LM says:

    What a waste of time! It has *nothing* to do with HBO Go. HBO doesn’t work either, but I don’t care about that anyway. I have an HBO Go subscription I wanted to use, I wasted about half an hour to set this up only to find out it has nothing to do with it. Thanks.

    • admin says:

      Hey LM,
      There is currently an issue with the repository. That is why you’re having trouble with it. There might be an update on process or the developers might have taken the add-on down. Please See these alternatives:
      Covenant
      Exodus
      Posiedon
      Fantastic
      Gurzil

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