How to Turn off Apple Music Auto Renew (aka Cancel Your Subscription) on iPhone

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For new Apple Music users, Apple offers a three-month trial. When those three months are up, you can choose to cancel your subscription if you’ve decided it’s not for you. But Apple will automatically begin to charge your account if you haven’t turned off auto renew. On the other hand, let’s say you’ve been using Apple Music for a while but want to cancel. You can use this tip to make sure your account isn’t automatically renewed for another month of Apple Music. Here’s how to turn off Apple Music auto renew on the iPhone.

Related: 18 Tips for Getting the Most out of Apple Music Features & Settings

How to Turn off Apple Music Auto Renew

It’s good to note that this tip has been updated for iOS 11 users.

  • Open the Music app.
  • Tap the For You tab.
  • In the upper right corner, tap on the circle icon that’s either a blank person or the photo you’ve assigned.
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap View Account.
  • Tap View Apple ID. You will need to use Touch ID or your password to login.
  • From here, tap Subscriptions.
  • Under Active, select Apple Music Membership.
  • Tap Cancel Subscription.
  • Tap Confirm.

You’ll still have access to your Apple Music account until the renewal date.

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor and SEO Content Manager at iPhone Life. She manages the web editorial team and oversees all web and newsletter content. A long-time Apple enthusiast, Sarah can't live without her iPhone, Macbook Air, HomePod, Apple TV, or Apple Watch. As the original contributor to the iPhone Life Tip of the Day Newsletter, she wrote hundreds of iPhone how-tos to help users master their iPhones. It's safe to say that she has written or edited every tip published on! In her 20 years of editing and writing, Sarah has done everything from working as the associate editor of the Iowa Source magazine to developing recipes and reviewing cookbooks for a vegetarian cooking website. But teaching people how to use their Apple devices is her favorite job so far.