How to Cancel a Google Play Store and Android App Subscription

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the Google Play Store hosts all the built-in subscriptions configured using your Android device. When you’re ready to stop paying for weekly, monthly, or yearly subscriptions, here’s how to cancel automatic payment using your Android handset and the Play Store on the web.

How to cancel a subscription to Google Play Store on Android

The easiest way to cancel subscriptions to Android apps is to use your Android smartphone.

Start by launching the “Play Store” application. If you can’t find it on your device, swipe up on your Home screen to open the app drawer, then scroll down until you find the app.

Open the Google Play Store app

Then tap the hamburger menu icon in the upper left corner of the interface.

Tap the Hamburger menu icon in the upper left corner

Press the “Subscriptions” option located in the middle of the list.

You should now see each subscription you pay for through the Google Play Store. Tap the subscription you want to cancel.

Choose the subscription you want to cancel

Select the “Cancel subscription” link located at the bottom of the page.

Provide a reason to cancel the subscription, then press the “Continue” button.

Confirm that you want to cancel the subscription to the Play Store of the Android application by selecting the “Cancel subscription” button.

Your subscription to the application will remain active until the end of your billing period.

If this is a new subscription, you may be able to request a refund on the Google Play Store.

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How to cancel a Google Play Store subscription from the web

If you no longer have access to an Android device, or manage your finances from your computer instead, you can cancel app subscriptions through the Google Play Store website.

Start by visiting the Google Play Store from the browser of your choice. From there, select the “My Subscriptions” link located in the left sidebar.

Then click on the “Manage” button on the right side of your screen associated with the subscription you wish to cancel.

Select the “Cancel subscription” option at the bottom of the context menu.

Finally, click on the “Cancel subscription” button to confirm your decision.

Again, the subscription will remain active until the end of your billing period.

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