How to cancel a subscription on Google Play Store

Our smartphones are quickly becoming the primary way through which we consume media. Talk about music streaming, Video on demand and many other services.

Most of these services are subscription based and as such, a standard fee is deducted from your account every month. But what happens when you’re done using the service?

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Here’s how to Cancel a subscription

It is worth noting that not using an app doesn’t excempt you from paying the monthly or annual subscription. Also, uninstalling the app will not cancel your subscription.

To cancel a subscription on Google Play Store;

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store .
  2. Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account.
  3. Tap Menu  Subscriptions.
  4. Select the subscription you want to cancel.
  5. Tap Cancel subscription.
  6. Follow the instructions.

If you have a subscription with an app and the app gets removed from Google Play, your future subscription will be canceled. Your past subscriptions will not be refunded.