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How to Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone in 2 Simple Ways

Save money on app that you no longer use. Let's see how.

Key Highlights

  • To Cancel Subscriptions Through Settings: Unlock your iPhone→ SettingsSubscriptions→ Choose the subscription→ Cancel Subscriptions.
  • To Cancel Subscriptions Via AppStore: Unlock your iPhone → App StoreProfile IconSubscription Choose the subscriptionCancel Subscription.

As an iPhone user, you might purchase some premium apps or subscriptions through the App Store. If you no longer need the app, then you can cancel the subscription to the app on your iPhone. Make sure to cancel the desired app subscription plan before the plan is over. In case of a free trial, then you can immediately cancel your subscription before the service gets renewed automatically.

This article makes you learn about the various methods of canceling the subscription on your iPhone. If you have an idea to resubscribe to the service, then refer to the list of steps ardently.

Who Can Cancel an App Subscription on iPhone?

You may cancel subscriptions on iPhone X or any other model for a variety of reasons and some of them are listed below.

  • If you are accessing the free trial of an app and you aren’t satisfied with its features, then you can cancel the app subscription on your iPhone. 
  • If you no longer want to continue using the premium contents of an app.
  • You can also cancel subscriptions on iPhone if you feel spending money on any app isn’t worth it.

List of iPhone Apps with Subscriptions 

While there are millions of premium apps available on the App Store for iPhone, the section below covers some of them. 

  • FaceTune
  • Pocket
  • Plex
  • Netflix
  • Scanner Pro
  • Apple Music
  • HBO Go
  • Pandora
  • Minecraft
  • Hulu
  • 1Password
  • Keep It
  • Spotify
  • Periscope
  • Skype
  • CBS
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube TV
  • Adobe Lightroom

How to Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone through Settings

Whether you want to see or view a subscription on an iPhone or cancel an app subscription on an iPhone, the instructions below will work well. 

1. Unlock your iPhone and head over to the home screen.

2. Click the Settings option and hit the Apple ID Profile icon.

Go to the Settings of iPhone

3. Tap the Subscriptions and select the subscription you want to cancel.

Hit the Subscriptions option on iPhone

4. Click on Cancel Subscription. In case you have purchased the subscription through PayPal, you can cancel the subscription on PayPal.

How to Cancel Subscription on iPhone Via App Store

You can even try out the alternative method, through the App Store, to cancel any of your app subscriptions.

1. Navigate to the home screen on your iPhone.

2. Go to the App Store on your iPhone.

3. Click on the Profile icon placed at the top right corner of the screen.

Hit the Profile icon on AppStore of iPhone

4. Tap the Subscriptions and you will find the active and inactive subscriptions.

Hit the Subscription on AppStore

5. Choose any of the desired active app subscriptions from the list.

Choose the app subscription

6. Hit the Cancel Subscription and you will get access to the premium features of the app until the end of the plan.

Hit the Cancel Subscription

How to Manage Subscriptions on the iPhone

Subscription plans offered by apps differ and it may be anything like monthly or yearly plans. If you want to switch plans, then let’s see how to manage subscriptions on the iPhone.

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone.

2. Tap on the Profile icon and choose Manage Subscriptions.

Select Manage Subscription

3. Choose an app for which you want to manage the subscription.

4. On the Edit Subscription page, select the new subscription plan.

5. Then, click on Purchase. When prompted, click Confirm to make changes.

How to Re-Subscribe to an App After Cancelling the Subscription on iPhone 

Yes. You can re-subscribe to any iPhone app at any time. Follow the steps to get your subscription back.

1. Open the Settings app. 

2. Select iTunes & App Store.

Hit iTunes & App Store on iPhone

3. Press the Apple ID shown on the top.

4. Click View Apple ID on the pop-up screen.

5. Enter your Apple ID Password or touch ID.

6. Choose the Subscriptions option.

7. Go to the Expired section and tap on the Subscription you want to remove.

8. Select a Payment option and then enter the Apple ID password.                   


How do I cancel my subscription on my iPhone without an iPhone?

Visit the official website of the app you want to cancel. Sign in with the Apple IDSubscriptionCancel Subscription.

How to cancel a subscription from Mac?

To cancel your subscription from Mac, go to the App StoreTap your Name→ Sign InAccount SettingsSubscriptionsManageEditCancel Subscription.

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