How to Manage Subscriptions on iPhone and iPad: Two Methods Explained

Maybe a new plan has caught your eyes or you have decided to finally cancel an App Store subscription as it no longer fits into your expectation. Whatever could be running in your mind, managing subscriptions on iPhone or iPad has become a lot easier now. And this is exactly what we are going to deal with in this guide.

Courtesy the new shortcut, you can quickly view your Apple Music and other subscriptions from the App Store. Unlike before, the process seems to be more intuitive and straightforward.

One thing worth noting is that the latest version of iOS still lets you manage everything from the Settings app. So, you have multiple ways to handle your purchases. Let me help you get going!

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

Step #1. Launch App Store on your iOS device.

Open App Store on your iOS device

Step #2. If your device is running iOS 12.1.4, tap on your profile at the top right and then hit Manage Subscriptions.

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

Note: On the earlier version of the iOS, you can tap on your profile → tap on Personalized Recommendations and then hit on Subscriptions.

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

Step #3. Next, you should see all of your App Store, Apple Music, and Other apps subscriptions.

View App Store Subscriptions on iPhone and iPad

Next up, you can edit everything as usual. For instance, you have the option to select a different subscription option or cancel the one that you no longer need. Keep in mind; the plan terminates only at the end of the current billing cycle.

How to Access App Store Subscriptions from iOS Settings

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iOS device. Then, either hit your profile icon and select the iTunes & App Store. 

Tap on Profile icon and select the iTunes & App Store in iPhone Settings

Or scroll down and tap on the iTunes & App Store.

Tap on the iTunes & App Store in iPhone Settings

Step #2. Now, tap on your Apple ID.

Tap on Apple ID in iTunes & App Store Settings

Step #3. Next, tap on View Apple ID in the popup. Then, you need to authenticate your account.

Tap on View Apple ID then authenticate your account in iTunes & App Store Settings

Step #4. Next up, tap on Subscriptions.

Tap on Subscriptions to Access App Store Subscriptions from Settings App

On the next screen, you already know what you’ve got to do.

That’s all there is to it!

Wrapping Up…

Personally; I find this new option more helpful as it lets you easily dive into what you have subscribed and take a glance at everything. Let me know your thoughts about it down below.

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