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How to Cancel Your Subscriptions in 2020 or How to Find All Your Subscriptions and How To Save Money

Why cancel subscriptions? Because if you have 3-5 subscriptions that are $20 each but you do not use them then you can easily save you up to $1,200 per year. For example:

You have 5 subscriptions
You pay $20/month for each subscription
* 12 months
-------
Total: $1,200 / year

This article will guide you through the ways of finding and canceling subscriptions for the most popular online stores, app stores, online services, shopping services, entertainment services, games, and digital entertainment services.

Important Note: We are not affiliated with any of the online services listed below except PDF.co which is online service provided by ByteScout.

How to cancel subscriptions on:

  1. Office 365
  2. Xbox Live
  3. Sony Playstion
  4. Amazon and Amazon Prime
  5. Kindle Unlimited subscription
  6. Audible
  7. Netflix
  8. Wall Street Journal
  9. DropBox
  10. Google Drive
  11. Deezer
  12. Youtube and Youtube Music
  13. DocuSign
  14. PDF Filler
  15. PDF.co

How to find all subscriptions on:

  1. iPhone and iPad
  2. Android
  3. Gmail
  4. Paypal
  5. Apple Desktop Macs and Macbook App Store
  6. Apple iTunes
  7. Windows

How to cancel subscriptions in Windows App Store

To cancel your Microsoft subscription please do the following:

– On your desktop computer go to Services & subscriptions
– Then sign in with the Microsoft account you used when purchasing your subscription.
– Find your subscription and press “Manage”.
– If you see “Turn on” for recurring billing instead of “Manage” then do NOT press it. It means that the subscription is going to expire on itself.
– On the next page, select “Cancel”
– Follow the instructions on the page to proceed with the cancellation.

Visit this page for more details.

How to cancel subscriptions in Xbox Live Store

To cancel your Xbox subscription please do the following:

– On your desktop computer go to Services & subscriptions
– Then sign in with the Microsoft account you used when purchasing your subscription.
– Find your subscription and press “Manage”.
– If you see “Turn on” for recurring billing instead of “Manage” then do NOT press it. It means that the subscription is going to expire on itself.
– On the next page, select “Cancel”
– Follow the instructions on the page to proceed with the cancellation.

Visit this page for more details.

How to cancel subscriptions in Sony Playstation Store

To cancel your Sony Playstation Store subscription please do the following:

– On your desktop computer go to Your Profile
– Select “Subscription” from the menu on the left of the screen.
– Select “Turn Off Auto-Renew” next to the subscription you would like to cancel.

Visit this page for more details or watch the official video instruction:

How to cancel subscriptions and recurring payments on Amazon

How to cancel your purchasing subscriptions on Amazon

– Open to Your Memberships and Subscriptions page here.
– Select “Manage Subscription” next to the subscription you want to cancel.
– Click the link under “Advance Controls” to go to the main subscription page where you can cancel this subscription.

How to cancel your Amazon Prime subscription

You can cancel your Amazon Prime subscription on this special page by clicking the yellow “End Membership” button.

How to cancel your Kindle Unlimited subscription

– Go to Manage your Kindle Unlimited Membership and sign in to your Amazon account.
– Under “Manage Membership”, click on “Cancel Kindle Unlimited Membership”.
– Select “End Membership on [DATE]” and fill in the desired end date. Your membership will remain active until the next billing date.

See this page for more details

How to cancel your Audible subscription (Audiobooks from Amazon)

To cancel your Audible subscription please go to this page and click on the yellow “End Membership” button.

Audiobooks you’ve already purchased or downloaded will remain available after the cancellation.

How to cancel Netflix subscription

If you use the desktop computer then open this page (it will ask you to log in first) and then click on the “Cancel Membership”. Important: it will ask to confirm and you should select “Finish Cancellation” to confirm.

If you use Netflix on the mobile device:
– Open Netflix app
– Click on the “More” or Menu icon at the right corner at the bottom.
– Click on “Account”
– scroll down on the Account page and click on “Cancel Membership”.
– It will suggest you confirm, to cancel the subscription click “Finish Cancellation”

If you are not able to find “Cancel Membership” then it is highly likely you have subscribed through Internet, TV provider or some 3rd party. Please contact them to get your Netflix account to be canceled.

How to cancel Wall Street Journal subscription

To cancel your Wall Street Journal subscription please follow these steps:

– open WSJ Customer Center
– at the left sidebar, click on “Manage Subscription(s)”
– this will display the list of your subscription(s)
– click on “Wall Street Journal subscription” to open details about the subscription
– you will see the page with the details of the subscription details, billing history
– scroll to the bottom
– click on the “Cancel Subscription” to cancel your subscription and follow the instruction
– The canceled subscription will display as “Auto-Renew OFF” which means you will have access until the end of the current subscription period and then the access will turn off.

How to cancel Dropbox subscription

To cancel your Dropbox subscription please follow these steps:

– On your desktop computer open dropbox.com
– Sign in with your login and password.
– Click on your profile picture or on the grey circle in the upper-right corner.
– Click “Settings”
– Click the “Plan” tab.
– Click the “Cancel plan” at the bottom of the page.

If you don’t see the option to cancel, then check for Dropbox subscription in the list of your subscriptions on iPhone, iTunes or Android.

Important: Make sure you have made a backup of your data before the cancellation!

How to cancel Google Drive subscription

To cancel your Google Drive subscription please follow these steps:

– On your desktop computer go to the Google Storage Settings
– Sign in to the Google Account where you purchased storage.
– Under your “Plan”, click “Cancel”.
– Review changes to your storage that will take place after cancellation. Confirm by clicking the “Cancel plan”.
– You’ll receive a confirmation email of your subscription cancellation. After the start of the next month of your plan, you’ll be downgraded to the free storage levels for Google Drive, Google Photos, and Gmail.

Important: Make sure you have made a backup of your data before the cancellation!

How to cancel Deezer subscription

To cancel your Deezer subscription please follow these steps:

– On your desktop computer go to the Deezer.com
– Log in to your account
– Click on the user profile icon the top-right corner
– Select “Account Settings”
– Click on “Manage my subscription”
– Select “Cancel my subscription”
– Choose the reason for canceling and click “Confirm”

If you don’t see the option to cancel, then check for Deezer subscription in the list of your subscriptions on iPhone, iTunes or Android.

How to cancel YouTube subscription

To cancel your YouTube Premium subscription please follow these steps:

– on your desktop computer open YouTube.com
– Tap on your profile picture and then select “Paid memberships”.
– Tap on the membership you want to cancel.
– Tap “Continue” to cancel.
– Select your reason for canceling and tap “Next”.
– Tap “Yes” to confirm the cancellation.

If you don’t see the option to cancel, then check the subscription in the list of your subscriptions on iPhone, iTunes or Android.

How to cancel DocuSign subscription

DocuSign is the online service for e-signatures online. It is used by business users and by real estate agents.

To downgrade please follow these steps:
– Visit https://app.docusign.com/auth
– Log in with your login and password. If you have multiple users then log in under your main Administrator username.
– Click the Admin tab from the top menu.
– Click on Plan and Billing and click on the Change Plan link.
– To cancel your paid subscription now click on Downgrade to Free that will switch you to Free plan after few prompts.

If you don’t see links to Change Plan then you should cancel through your administrator instead. For more details please visit this page

How to cancel PDF Filler subscription

PDFFiler.com is an online service that helps to fill various tax and government forms online. To cancel your subscription please follow these steps

– Login to My Account at https://www.pdffiller.com/en/account/subscription_and_payment
– Click on Manage My Subscription
– Click on Cancel Subscription

If you have issues then for more details and for help with PDF FIller’s subscription please use this page: https://www.pdffiller.com/en/billing

How to cancel PDF.co subscription

PDF.co is an online service provided by ByteScout. It can automatically read text and tables from PDF documents such as reports, invoices, statements, orders, receipts, documents with barcodes. It also includes a full set of PDF tools and provides API for integration with other apps. Zapier plugin for PDF.co is also available.

You can cancel your subscription for PDF.co at any time. Best of all, you can use PDF.co even without a subscription: simply purchase credit packs when you need to use the service.

To cancel your recurring subscription plan, do the following:

– open Subscriptions page at https://app.pdf.co/subscriptions
– look for red “Cancel” button
– сlick on the button to cancel your subscription plan
– it will display “Are you sure you want to cancel?”. Click “Yes” to confirm the cancellation.
– the subscription will be canceled but you still can use your remaining credits.
– also, the account remains active and you can simply purchase “Credit Packs” on https://app.pdf.co/subscriptions when you need them.

How to find your subscriptions via your Gmail mailbox

If you use the email address from Gmail then you can find all the purchases by opening Gmail on your desktop computer and typing category: purchases in the search bar on the top. Or just use this link

It will display you all the receipts, invoices, orders in your email box. Go through them to find subscriptions you may want to cancel.

How to find your subscriptions and recurring payments in Paypal

If you’ve used Paypal to subscribe to recurring payments then do the following:

– On the desktop computer log in to your PayPal account.
– Click “Settings” near the top of the page.
– Click “Payments”.
– Click “Manage pre-approved payments”.
– Click “Cancel” or “Cancel automatic billing” and follow the instructions.

Visit this page for more details.

How to cancel subscriptions on the iPhone or iPad.

– Open this page here
– Look for the blue colored button [Manage your subscriptions]
– Click on that button to cancel your subscriptions

How to cancel subscriptions on Android devices.

Google also has a detailed tutorial on canceling subscriptions here.

If you want to cancel a subscription from Android device then follow this instruction:

– On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store Google Play.
– Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account.
– Tap the Menu icon and then “Subscriptions”.
– Select the subscription you want to cancel.
– Tap Cancel subscription.
– Follow the instructions.

How to cancel subscriptions on Mac and Macbook computers with Mac OS X computers

Subscriptions for Mac OSX (desktop computers and laptops) and subscriptions for iOS (iPhone and iPad) are different. That is why you should check and cancel subscriptions for iOS and Mac OS X separately in most cases.

How to cancel subscriptions and recurring payments on Mac OS X:

– Open the App Store app on your Mac computer.
– Click the sign-in button or your name at the bottom of the sidebar.
– Click “View Information” at the top of the window. You might be asked to sign in.
– On the page that appears, scroll until you see “Subscriptions”, then click “Manage”.

Visit this page on Apple.com for more details

How to cancel subscriptions on iTunes

If you started your subscription via iTunes then you should use iTunes to cancel this subscription.

How to cancel subscriptions and recurring payments in iTunes

– Launch iTunes on your computer (Windows-based or Mac-based)
– In the main menu bar select “Account”
– Enter your Apple ID login and password if asked for and press the “Sign In” button.
– Click “Manage” to see your subscriptions.
– Select and click on the subscription you want to cancel.
– Scroll down, find and click on the “Cancel Subscription” to cancel.

How to cancel subscriptions in Windows App Store

To cancel your Microsoft subscription please do the following:

– On your desktop computer go to Services & subscriptions
– Then sign in with the Microsoft account you used when purchasing your subscription.
– Find your subscription and press “Manage”.
– If you see “Turn on” for recurring billing instead of “Manage” then do NOT press it. It means that the subscription is going to expire on itself.
– On the next page, select “Cancel”
– Follow the instructions on the page to proceed with the cancellation.

Visit this page for more details.

Updated June 13, 2020

   

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