How to Stop a Subscription on iPhone
If you have subscribed to a service or app on your iPhone and no longer wish to continue, you can easily stop the subscription. Whether it’s a streaming service, magazine subscription, or any other recurring payment, follow these steps to cancel it:
Step 1: Open the App Store
To begin, locate and tap on the App Store icon on your iPhone’s home screen. The App Store is represented by a blue icon with an “A” made of paintbrushes.
Step 2: Access Your Apple ID
Once the App Store is open, tap on your profile picture or initials in the top right corner of the screen. This will take you to your account page.
Step 3: View Your Subscriptions
On your account page, scroll down and tap on the “Subscriptions” option. This will display all the active subscriptions linked to your Apple ID.
Step 4: Select the Subscription to Cancel
From the list of subscriptions, locate and tap on the subscription you want to stop. This will open up more details about that particular subscription.
- Note: If you don’t see your subscription listed, it means you might be using a different Apple ID or there are no active subscriptions tied to your account.
In this section, you’ll find information about the subscription such as its renewal date and price.
- Note: Some subscriptions might offer a trial period. Be sure to cancel before the trial ends to avoid being charged.
Step 5: Cancel the Subscription
To cancel the subscription, simply tap on the “Cancel Subscription” option at the bottom of the screen. You may also have to confirm your cancellation by selecting “Confirm” or providing your Apple ID password.
- Important: Once you’ve canceled a subscription, you will still have access to it until the current billing period ends.
After canceling, you’ll receive an email confirming the cancellation. You can always resubscribe in the future if you change your mind.
Step 6: Verify Cancellation
To ensure that your subscription has been successfully canceled, go back to the “Subscriptions” section on your account page and ensure that the previously active subscription now shows as “Expired” or “Canceled”.
- Note: If it still shows as active, you may need to repeat the cancellation process or contact Apple Support for further assistance.
That’s it! You have successfully stopped a subscription on your iPhone.
Remember, canceling a subscription will prevent any future charges but won’t refund any payments already made. Make sure to manage your subscriptions regularly to avoid unnecessary charges.