HBO Max rolls out new UX for desktop and mobile

HBO Max rolls out new UX for desktop and mobile
News in brief

HBO Max has rolled out a new user experience and interface on desktop and mobile with “highly requested” new features.

They include:

  • Updated navigation
  • A “refined” design and visual styling “to let content shine”
  • A dedicated home for downloaded content, with performance improvements
  • Shuffle button functionality expansion to mobile devices
  • SharePlay support for iPhone and iPad users in the US
  • Tablet support for both landscape and portrait orientations
  • An “enhanced” screen reader experience with improved navigation elements
  • The ability to split screens with other apps on mobile
  • Chromecast stability improvements


The update arrives just days after parent company Warner Bros. Discovery said it intended to merge HBO Max with Discovery+ by next summer, and ahead of the August 21 release of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones prequel The House of the Dragon.

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