How to Cancel AppleCare for iPhone (2022)

Need to know how to grid rid of AppleCare? We'll show you.

The AppleCare+ service can provide additional coverage for your device in case you're worried about breakage, loss, or theft. If you need to cut back on your monthly expenses, however, or have decided you're not concerned about these possible issues, you might want to stop AppleCare coverage. We'll walk you through how to do so.

Canceling your monthly AppleCare subscription is pretty simple to do on your iPhone, but it may not be obvious where to find the menus to do so. There are two ways to access these options, and we'll walk you through one of them. For more helpful tips on managing your Apple subscriptions and devices, be sure to sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter.

How to Remove AppleCare on iPhone

  1. Open the Settings app.

    Home screen with Settings app marked.
  2. Tap General.

    Settings screen with General option marked
  3. Tap About.

    General Settings screen with About option marked.
  4. Tap AppleCare+.

    General Settings About screen with AppleCare+ marked.
  5. Tap Manage Plan.

    AppleCare+ Coverage screen with Manage Plan marked.
  6. This is one way to find the AppleCare+ subscription management screen. Another way is to go through the Apple ID menu in Settings, then select Subscriptions. Regardless of how you get here, to end your subscription tap Cancel Renewal.

    AppleCare+ Edit Plan screen with Cancel Renewal marked.
  7. Tap Confirm.

    AppleCare+ Confirm Cancellation message with Confirm marked.

After this, you will no longer be charged for AppleCare+ and your coverage will end after the date shown in the confirmation message, so be sure to be more cautious with your iPhone!

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Brian Peters is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life, a creative writing hobbyist, and general technology enthusiast. He has a bachelor's degree in English, and has completed National Novel Writing Month multiple times. He lives in the Austin, Texas, area with his wife, two dogs, and two cats.