How to cancel an Apple Arcade, News+, or other App Store subscription

You can cancel right on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV!

If you've been trying out Apple's Arcade or News+ subscription, TV apps, like STARZ or HBO GO, or music subscription services like Pandora Premium, but you want to cancel before you get charged, it's simple to cancel in just a few steps.


How to cancel an App Store or News+ subscription on iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Tap iTunes & App Store.
  3. Tap on your Apple ID.

    Open Settings, then tap iTunes & App Store, then tap your Apple ID

  4. Tap View Apple ID when the pop up window appears.
  5. Enter your Apple ID password, Face ID, or Touch ID when prompted.
  6. Tap Subscriptions.

    Tap View Apple ID, then tap Subscriptions

  7. Tap the Subscription you want to cancel.
  8. Tap Cancel Subscription.
  9. Tap Confirm when prompted to confirm that you want to cancel your subscription.

    Tap a subscription, then tap Cancel Subscription

After your current period ends, whether it is part of a free trial or a regular recurring subscription, iTunes will no longer bill you for that subscription.

Note: News+ and Apple Arcade trial subscriptions end as soon as you cancel the subscription. There is no grace period.

How to cancel an App Store or News+ subscription on your Mac

You can manage your subscriptions right on your Mac from the Mac App Store.

  1. Open the App Store on your Mac.
  2. Click on your Profile in the bottom-left corner of the App Store window.
  3. Click on View Information in the upper-right corner of the App Store window.

    Click on your account profile, then click on View InformationSource: iMore

  4. Click on Manage under the Subscriptions section.
  5. Click on Edit next to the subscription you want to cancel.

    Click on Manage, then click on EditSource: iMore

  6. Click on Cancel Subscription.
  7. Click on Done.

    Click on Cancel Subscription, then click on Done

How to cancel an App Store or News+ subscription on Apple TV

  1. Go to the Settings app on your Apple TV.
  2. Select Accounts > Manage Subscriptions.
  3. Choose the subscription in question.
  4. Press Cancel Subscription.
  5. Confirm the cancellation.


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