The current “COVID-19” outbreak has forced the whole world to stay at their home and quarantine. To tackle the coronavirus situation, many companies have taken steps like giving away paid courses and content for free so that people around the world can educate and entertain themselves while staying at their home.
One of those Content providers is HBO.HBO has made its content free on its content streaming service HBO Now service. While the effort from HBO is commendable, the only downside is that you can only watch in the United States.
So let’s see How you can watch 500 Hours of Free HBO NOW in India or Anywhere Outside the U.S.
Watch Free HBO NOW in India or Anywhere Outside the U.S
The process is fairly simple, To watch Free HBO Now, just head over to HBO now website or app and if you are from the U.S, you can watch shows like Ballers, The Sopranos, and Barry for free. But if you access the Website or the App, you will see the following message.
Let’s see how to remove this geo-restriction and Watch 500 Hours of Free HBO NOW in India or Anywhere Outside the U.S.
But Before that, Let’s Have a look at all the shows HBO is offering to keep its users entertained during quarantine:
Let’s Unlock HBO now, shall we?
Step 1. On your windows/Mac computer, Open chrome and go to the chrome web store by clicking here and search for Hola VPN. Add Hola VPN extension to your chrome browser and restart chrome.
Step 2. Open the HBO Now website and tap on the Hola VPN icon. Now Tap on the Unblock button and hola will reload the web page with the VPN on.
Step 3. Now you will be able to watch all your favorite episodes on your Windows/Mac computer.
If you use an Android smartphone then the best way to watch free HBO Now is the HBO now App.
Step 2. Try to open the HBO Now app and you will receive an error saying that HBO Now is not in your Service Area.
Step 3. Download Turbo VPN from the Play Store and install it.
Step 4. Open Turbo VPN and from the top right side choose the USA and hit connect.
Step 5. Once connected Now head back to the HBO Now app and now you will be able to access it without any issues.
1. Android TV
Watching HBO Now on your android TV outside the U.S can be quite tricky as the VPN method is somehow not working on Android TV(If you find any working method, do mention it in the comments). In this case, we will make use of the Chromecast Built-in feature of the android tv. To watch HBO Now on your Android TV Outside the U.S follow these steps :
Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your Windows or Mac computer and open the HBO website. Use the Previous Method to make sure the show is playing properly on your computer.
Step 2. Click on the 3 dots button on the top right just below the close button to reveal the options and choose the Cast option and Choose the name of the TV, make sure the TV and your computer, both are under the same Wi-Fi.
And now you will be able to cast HBO Now to your Android TV.
So this is how you watch HBO Now in India or anywhere outside the U.S. Most of the top shows like Game of Thrones and Westworld are still paid and you will have to subscribe to HBO now to watch them. Do let me know if you have any issues with the workaround in the comment section.