Getting the HBO Max app for iPhone and iPad this week notable update Which will overhaul the interface and add many new features that will improve the viewing experience on iOS devices.
According to the press release announcing the changes, the app offers a more intuitive navigation system, a refined design, and performance and stability improvements to bring it in line with the updated HBO Max Apple TV app that came out back in April .
US HBO Max users who have an ad-free plan can use SharePlay on an iPhone or iPad to watch HBO content with friends and family on the FaceTime and Messages (iOS 16 only) apps, plus there’s now a Shuffle button is also.
Previously available on desktop, the Shuffle button lets users randomize the first episode that plays for select shows on the platform. On the iPad, Split View works with other apps so you can watch HBO while doing other things at the same time.
There’s a dedicated home interface for downloaded content, tablet support for portrait and landscape orientation, and an enhanced screen reader experience with updated navigation elements and functionality.
The updated HBO Max app isn’t available to all iPhone and iPad users at this time, but WarnerMedia has said it’s rolling out.