February 22, 2024

Google play store has become a popular hub for millions of people to gain access to their favorite apps. It is because of this that users subscribe to the play store for a myriad of reasons. If you have subscribed to the Google play store and you no longer want to continue to use it due to some reasons. This article will show you easy steps to follow on how to cancel your Google Play subscription 

How to Cancel Google Play Subscription

Google Play Store subscriptions have ended up becoming a lot greater frequent in recent years, with many applications providing free trials.

But if you are no longer using your subscription or weren’t impressed by what it had to offer, you can cancel at any time.

Not how to do that through the app itself. You can head to the Google Play Store instead. Here is how to cancel a Google Play Store subscription. 

How to Find Where your Google Play Subscription is Located 

First of all, you need to find the apps you have subscribed to. This is very helpful just in case you might have subscribed to a lot of apps and have forgotten to keep tapping on them. 

This is how you find a list of your Google Play Store subscriptions:

  1. Launch the Google Play Store.
  2. Tap on your profile icon.
  3. Select Payments & subscriptions.
  4. Go into Subscriptions.
  5. You’ll be able to see both your Active and Expired subscriptions here.

Bonus Trick: You Can Pause Your Google Play Subscription for a While

Here’s a bonus for you, just in case you run out of cash and you need to pause your subscription to resume it at a later time. Here’s how you go about it:

  • Launch the Google Play Store.
  • Tap on your profile icon.
  • Select Payments & subscriptions.
  • Go into Subscriptions.
  • Select the subscription you want to pause.
  • Tap Manage.
  • If the app offers this option, you will see Pause payments. Select this option.
  • You will be able to select the period you’d like to pause. 
  • The last thing you will do is press Confirm 

Note: Only some apps offer this, but it’s worth checking if they do.

That said, if you are not still satisfied then these are the steps you should follow to ensure a complete cancelation of your subscription on the Google Play Store 

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How to Cancel Google Play Store Subscription 

  • Launch the Google Play Store app
  • Tap on your profile icon.
  • Select Payments & subscriptions.
  • Go into Subscriptions.
  • Find the subscription you want to cancel and select it.
  • Tap Cancel subscription and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • You may be asked to select a reason for the cancellation. Choose one from the options and tap Continue, followed by Cancel subscription.

What Happens After You Cancel Your Subscription 

When you cancel a subscription you’ll still be able to use your subscription for the time you’ve already paid.

For example, if you buy a one-year subscription on Jan. 1 for $10 and decide to cancel your subscription on August 1;

  • You’ll have access to the subscription until Dec. 31.
  • You won’t be charged another yearly subscription of $10 the following Jan. 1.
  • For Play Pass subscriptions, you’ll lose access to paid apps & games, in-app purchases, and ad-free experiences unlocked by your subscription

When you cancel your subscription it won’t automatically renew itself again. You will have to restart the subscription again. 

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