How to Manage & Cancel iTunes Subscriptions & App Payments on iPhone

How to Cancel Recurring In-App Subscriptions on Your iPhone

Have you ever subscribed to a service through an app and then been utterly stumped about how to cancel the subscription on your iPhone? Canceling automatically renewing in-app subscriptions almost seems like a hidden feature on your iPhone. If you do a Google search, you’ll see lots of articles on how to manage iTunes subscriptions on the iTunes website, but who want to connect their phone to their computer just for this? Luckily, there is a way to manage iTunes subscriptions straight from your iPhone. This function is buried deep in the Settings app, but once you find it, you can cancel and stop iTunes subscription payments directly from your iPhone. Here’s how to manage your iTunes account and cancel iTunes subscriptions on your iPhone.

  • Open Settings.

  • Scroll down and tap iTunes & App Store.

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  • Tap on your Apple ID at the top.

  • Tap on View Apple ID.

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  • You may be asked to sign in. Fill in your Apple ID password and tap Sign In.

  • Scroll down and tap Manage.

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How to Cancel Subscriptions on iTunes

If you have only one, such as Apple Music, it will automatically pop up and look like the picture below. 

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If you have multiple subscriptions, you'll see them listed. To delete a subscription:

  • Select the subscription you want to cancel.
  • Under Renewal Options, toggle off Automatic Renewal.

If you want to manage your iCloud subscription, that will not appear in this section. To change your iCloud subscription, view our tip on that.

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Conner Carey is a writer & joyous creator; she works with online businesses to develop their brand and as a creative consultant to help artists of all kinds get unblocked. You can reach her at connercarey.com (coming soon) or @connerleecarey on Instagram. She’s currently garage-selling all of her stuff to hit the road in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi. Follow their adventures on instagram @georgiatheRV.