If you’re like most people, you probably have way too many subscriptions on your iPhone. From apps to music to streaming services, it can all start to add up. And if you’re not careful, it can quickly get out of control. If you’re concerned, don’t be. We’re here to help. In this article, we’ll demonstrate how you can effortlessly delete subscriptions on your iPhone. So if you want to get rid of some of those pesky subscriptions, keep reading!
How to delete subscriptions on iPhone
To manage, change, or cancel a subscription, sign in to your Apple ID account at appleid.apple.com first.
After that, select your device name to view your subscriptions. If you don’t see a subscription option, you might need to sign in with your Apple ID once more.
To change your subscription, scroll to the bottom of the page and click Edit next to Subscriptions. From there, you can select a subscription and use the options to cancel or update it.
How to manage subscriptions on iPhone
From your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:
- Open the Settings application.
- Select your name.
- Select Subscriptions from the menu. (If you don’t see the “Subscriptions” option, choose “iTunes & App Store” instead. Then select your Apple ID, tap View Apple ID, sign in, scroll down to Subscriptions, and tap Subscriptions.)
To manage a subscription, tap the subscription that you want to manage. If you’re being charged for a subscription but don’t see it in your list of subscriptions, make sure that you’re signed in with the correct Apple ID.
You can use the options to manage your subscription. You can choose a different subscription period, or turn off Automatic Renewal altogether.
If you’re still having trouble viewing or managing your subscriptions, get in touch with Apple Support.
How to cancel subscriptions on iPhone
You can end your subscriptions from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV. If you have a PC or Mac, you can cancel in iTunes.
Some apps and services have a subscription model where you pay a monthly or yearly fee to access their content. Once you subscribe, you have access to the content for as long as the subscription is active.
You can always check which subscriptions you currently have and are active from your device. In most situations, you can also manage your subscriptions from there. For example, you might be able to upgrade or downgrade your subscription, or cancel it entirely.
If you cancel a subscription, you will still have access to the app until the end of the period you have already paid for. For example, if you purchase a one-year subscription on January 1st for $10 and decide to cancel on July 1st:
Your subscription will automatically renew on Jan. 1 of each year.- If you cancel your subscription, you will still have access to the app until the end of your current billing cycle.- If the app has a free trial period, it will end when you cancel your subscription, even if it is still within the trial period.- Some apps might have a grace period after you cancel when you can still access all content. This grace period varies by app and is not refundable.
To cancel an app store subscription from iPhone/iPad:
- From your device’s home screen, tap App Store.
- Tap Featured at the bottom of the screen.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap your Apple ID.
- Tap View Apple ID. You might need to sign in with your Apple ID password.
- Tap Subscriptions.
- Select Subscriptions, then select an active or expired subscription.
- Tap Cancel Subscription, then tap Confirm when prompted.
- Tap Cancel Free Trial, then tap Confirm when prompted.
- If asked whether to keep or delete past issues of an app that uses iCloud storage—Choose Keep if there are any issues that haven’t been downloaded to this device yet; otherwise choose Delete .
How to find subscriptions on iPhone
To open the Settings app, tap on your name at the top. On the next screen, tap on iTunes & App Store. At the top (if you’re not signed in, you’ll need to do that), tap on your Apple ID. Next, tap View Apple ID and enter your password. Finally, on the Subscriptions page, you’ll see all the subscriptions handled by Apple, including Apple Music, iCloud storage, and more.
How to identify subscriptions on iPhone
There are two ways to identify subscriptions on your iPhone. The first is to go through the list of apps installed and check for any apps with a “subscribe” or “renew” button. These are generally subscription-based apps.
You can also find subscriptions by going to the Settings app on your iPhone, tapping your Apple ID at the top, and then selecting “Subscriptions.” This will show you a list of all the subscriptions that are connected to your Apple ID.
How to unsubscribe from subscriptions on iPhone
For iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:
To open the Settings app:
- To manage your subscriptions, tap your name, then tap Subscriptions.
- To manage a subscription, tap the subscription that you want to manage. If you’re being charged for a subscription but don’t see it in your list of subscriptions, make sure that you’re signed in with the correct Apple ID.
- You can use the options to manage your subscription. You can choose a different subscription period, or turn off Automatic Renewal altogether.
- If you’re still unable to view or cancel your subscriptions, get in touch with Apple Support.
How to stop subscriptions on iPhone
It can be easy to get stuck paying for something you no longer use, like a gym membership, video streaming service, or app. If you need to cancel a subscription on your iPhone, here’s how to do it.
To start, open the Settings app and select iTunes & App Store. After that, tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen and choose View Apple ID. You might need to enter your password to continue.
After that, pick Subscriptions from the menu. If this option isn’t visible, then you don’t have any current subscriptions.
You will be able to view all of the active and inactive subscriptions associated with your Apple ID from this page. To cancel a subscription, tap on it and then select the “Cancel Subscription” option at the bottom of the screen (if you are unable to see this option, it means that the subscription has already been cancelled and will not renew).
How to delete subscription history on iPhone
There are two ways to delete subscription history from your iPhone: through the Settings app or the parental controls. To get rid of subscription history from the Settings app, select the app icon and then tap “Subscriptions.” Once you’re there, you can hit “Edit” in the top right-hand corner and eliminate any subscription history you don’t want to keep.
To clear your subscription history using parental controls, go to “Settings” and then select “Screen Time.” Tap on “Content & Privacy Restrictions” and enter a four-digit passcode. After you’ve completed this step, tap on “iTunes & App Store Purchases” and then choose “Subscriptions.” You have the option to delete subscription history entirely or remove specific items from your past here.