How to Cancel App Store Subscription From iDevice

Recently, you subscribed to an app on your iPhone thinking it would perfectly live up to your expectation. But you soon lost interest in it and now want to cancel the App Store subscription.

Do not worry at all as Apple offers multiple methods to let you switch to a new plan or completely end it. Moreover, you can terminate the subscription not only from your iOS device but also from Mac or even Apple TV. Find out how it’s done the right way!

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How to Cancel Subscription on iPhone and iPad

Sticky Note:

  • Just keep in mind, many apps offer a free trial for a few days, and if you fail to end the plan more than 24 hours before the renewal date, the subscription might automatically renew
  • Another thing worth noting is that terminating a plan in certain countries like Israel, South Africa, and Turkey is a bit different. To discover how to end a subscription in these countries, head over here.
  • Do note that even after you have canceled a plan, you will be able to use the service until the end of the current billing cycle

With iOS 12.1.4 and later, App Store has a shortcut to let you manage your subscriptions quickly. All you have to do is, Open App Store → tap on your profile icon → hit Manage Subscriptions.

Tap on Profile and then tap on Manage Subscriptions in App Store

On the earlier version of the operating system, simply tap on your Profile → tap on Personalized Recommendations and then choose Subscriptions.

View, Change or Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone or iPad from App Store

Then, edit or terminate any plan as usual.

Cancel Subscription on iPhone and iPad using App Store

You can also get it done from the Settings app on your iOS device.

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iOS device and tap on iTunes & App Store.

Tap on Settings then iTunes & App Store in iOS 12 Running iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on your Apple ID and then select View Apple ID in the pop-up window.

Tap on Apple ID and View Apple ID in iTunes & App Store Settings

Step #3. Next, you will have to enter your Apple ID password.

Enter Apple ID password to Access iTunes Store and App Store

Step #4. Next up, you have to tap on Subscriptions.

Tap on Subscriptions to Access App Store Subscriptions from Settings App

Step #5. All of your subscriptions will appear on the screen. Tap on the one you want to cancel → Tap on Cancel Subscription.

Cancel Subscription on iPhone and iPad using App Store

How to Cancel App Store subscription on your Mac

Step #1. Launch iTunes on your Mac. Click on Accounts from the top navigation and click on View My Account.

Click on Accounts Then View My Account in iTunes on Mac

Step #2. Enter your Apple ID password, if asked.

Sign in to iTunes with Apple ID and PasswordStep #3. Next, you have to scroll down to the Settings section and click Manage that’s right next to Subscriptions.

Click on Manage Next to Subscriptions in iTunes

Step #4. Now, you need to find the subscription in question and click Edit.

Click on Edit in Subscription in iTunes on Mac

Step #5. Finally, click on Cancel Subscription.

Cancel App Subscription on Mac

How to Cancel App Store Subscription on Apple TV

Step #1. Open Settings app on your Apple TV and click on Accounts.

Step #2. Click on Manage Subscriptions and then select subscription you want to cancel.

Step #3. Click on Cancel Subscription and confirm.

How to Re-Subscribe to Any App Store Subscription on iPhone and iPad

Accidentally canceled any App Store subscription and want to re-subscribe to it? No problem, you can easily renew it.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → iTunes & App Store.

Open Settings then iTunes and App Store on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on your Apple ID → Tap on View Apple ID

Tap on View Apple ID in iPhone Settings

Step #3. Enter your Apple ID password.

Enter Your Apple ID Password in iTunes Store on iPhone

Step #4. Tap Subscriptions.

Tap on Subscriptions in Apple ID on iPhone

Step #5. Scroll down to Expired → Tap the Subscription you wish to renew.

Tap on The App You Want to Re-subscribe on iPhoneStep #6. Then, you will have to choose the subscription option and then enter your Apple ID password or Touch ID.

Resubscribe App Store Subscription on iPhone and iPad

That’s it!

You have successfully renewed the subscription.

Here’s Video on How to Cancel Subscriptions on your iPhone or iPad

Wrapping up

Apple has made quite simple to revoke any subscription. Let me know your feedback and any related question.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.