HBO Go and Cinemax Go

As a complement to our new Philo service, Housing and Residence Life has included HBO and Cinemax “Go” accounts for all residents. Both services can be accessed using all computers and mobile devices on- and off-campus. When using the services off-campus, only computers and mobile devices are supported. Please refer to the choices below for all supported devices and their locations.

HBO GO
Note: The first time you log in it will ask you to create an HBO Go account name. We recommend using your UNCG username for the account name. (The email and zip code fields are optional, but if you choose to provide an email we recommend using your UNCG email address)


Supported Devices

On and Off Campus

  • All Computers
  • iOS and Android mobile devices


On Campus Only

Connected TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • TiVo

Game Consoles
  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One


Get Set Up

Computer
  1. Go to hbogo.com
  2. Click on “Sign In” in the top right corner of the screen
  3. Under All Providers click on “Select your provider” and scroll down and select UNC Greensboro, all colleges are listed together after regular TV providers so it is very close to the bottom.
  4. Click on log in with UNCG credential and then log in with your UNCG username and password
  5. You should now be able to watch anything in the HBO catalog

Android and iOS
  1. Download the HBO GO app, then select Sign In.
  2. Choose UNC Greensboro from the list of providers, all colleges are listed together after regular TV providers so it is very close to the bottom.
  3. Click on Log in with UNCG credentials and then log in with your UNCG username and password
  4. You should now be able to watch anything in the HBO Go catalog

Roku
  1. Go to “Streaming Channels” on your Roku
  2. Scroll down to Search Channels and search HBO GO
  3. Select HBO GO and then select “Add channel”
  4. The channel will now download, once it is finished select Go to channel
  5. Go to the right and then select Sign in
  6. On your computer go to hbogo.com/activate
  7. Select Roku and then Continue
  8. Under Select your HBO TV Provider click on More Providers and then scroll down to UNC Greensboro
  9. Click on Log in with UNCG Credentials and then log in with your UNCG username and password
  10. Put the activation code that is displayed on your TV into the Activation Pin box and click on activate device
  11. Your Roku should now say Activation Successful and allow you to start streaming

Other Devices
  1. Download the HBO Go App from your devices app store
  2. Open the App and select Sign IN
  3. Go to hbogo.com/activate
  4. Select what kind of device you have
  5. Under Select your HBO TV Provider select More Providers
  6. Scroll down the list and select UNC Greensboro
  7. Click on “Log in with UNCG Credentials”
  8. Log in with your UNCG username and password on the UNCG Authentication page
  9. Put the activation code that is displayed on your TV into the Activation Pin box and click on activate device
HBO GO
Note: The first time you sign in you will have to create a MAX GO account, if you have already logged into HBO GO it will pull that information. We suggest using your UNCG ID for your MAX GO account name. (The email and zip code fields are optional, but if you choose to provide an email we recommend using your UNCG email address)


Supported Devices are Limited to:

  • Computers
  • iOS and Android Mobile Devices


Get Set Up

Computer
  1. Go to maxgo.com
  2. Click on “Sign In” at the top right of the screen
  3. When the select your Television Provider box comes up click the down arrow and scroll down to UNC Greensboro and click continue
  4. Click on Log in with UNCG Credentials and sign in with our UNCG username and password
  5. You can now watch anything in the MAX Go catalog

Android and iOS
  1. Download the MAX Go app
  2. Click on the Menu icon in the top left of the screen
  3. Click Sign In on the bottom left of the screen
  4. Scroll down the list of TV Providers to and select UNC Greensboro
  5. Click on Log in with UNCG Credentials
  6. Log in with your UNCG username and password
  7. You can now watch anything in the MAX Go catalog