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How to Delete Subscriptions on iPhone

This simple 5 step guide with pictures will show you how to delete subscriptions on iPhone.
Kyle Crisp • Updated August 22, 2022
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How to Delete Subscriptions on iPhone

If you’re subscribed to an app or service that you no longer want you may have paid for months or even years of access without even knowing. This guide will show you how to delete subscriptions on iPhone.

Total Time: 5 minutes

1. Open the Settings App

Find and Open the Settings App

The first step you will need to do is to navigate to the App Library and find and open the Settings App on your device.

2. Tap on Your Name

Tap on Your Name

The second step you will need to do is to tap on your name at the top of the settings app to open your Apple ID account information. (If you can't see your name you will need to log back into your iCloud account)

3. Tap on Subscriptions

Tap on Subscriptions

The third step you will need to do is to tap on the Subscriptions tab to view all of your current subscriptions.

4. Find and Tap on the Subscription You Want to Cancel

Find and Tap on the Subscription You Want to Cancel

The fourth step is to find and tap on the subscription you want to cancel. (If you can't find the subscription you are looking for here you will need to delete your subscription via the website of the service)

5. Scroll Down and Tap Cancel Subscription

Scroll Down and Tap Cancel Subscription

To cancel your subscription, tap Cancel Subscription. You may need to scroll down to locate the Cancel Subscription option. If there is no "Cancel" option or if you're presented with an expiration notice in red text, the service has already been cancelled.

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Frequently Asked Questions About How to Delete Subscriptions on iPhone

Can't see the subscription you want to delete?

You can disable iCloud+ in your iCloud settings. If you're not trying to get rid of iCloud+ by cancelling your subscription, then look for your receipt.

Search your email for the words "receipt from Apple."

On the receipt for your subscription, look at which Apple ID was used to purchase the subscription.

If an Apple ID belonging to someone else appears on the receipt, contact that person using the instructions in this guide to cancel their subscription. You can't cancel someone else's membership.

If another Apple ID associated with an account that you've used before shows up on the receipt, log into that account and follow these instructions to remove the subscription.

You may not be able to find an invoice from Apple for the purchase, but if you did buy the service elsewhere, you might be able to get reimbursed by contacting them directly. You can find out which companies bill you by checking your bank or credit cards statements. If you want to cancel your subscription, you need to talk to the company that charges you for it.

Can you delete old subscriptions on your iPhone?

There's no way to manually remove expired subscription plans from your iPhone. However, if you cancel them before their expiration date, they will automatically be removed one year later.