How to Cancel Apple TV Plus: A Step-by-Step Guide

Emily Lee

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Canceling your Apple TV Plus subscription can be a simple process, but finding the right steps is crucial. To cancel Apple TV Plus, you need to navigate to your Subscriptions through your Apple device or on the web. Whether you started your subscription on an iPhone, iPad, or directly on their website, the process is straightforward once you know where to look.

Users looking to cut down on their streaming services often find it easy to miss a step or two in the cancellation process. No one wants to be charged for a service they no longer use. With a quick guide, you can follow the exact steps to ensure your subscription is canceled properly, saving you both time and money.

Managing subscriptions has never been more critical as more streaming services become available. It’s essential to regularly check and manage them to avoid unwanted charges. This guide aims to simplify the process, making it easy for anyone, even those not as tech-savvy, to cancel their Apple TV Plus subscription.

Apple TV+: Your Cancellation Guide

Canceling your Apple TV+ subscription is a simple process, whether you’re using an Apple device or not. Here’s a breakdown of the different methods:

On an Apple Device (iPhone, iPad, Apple TV)

  1. Open Settings: Go to the Settings app on your device.
  2. Tap Your Name: Your Apple ID and profile picture will be at the top.
  3. Subscriptions: Find and tap “Subscriptions” in the list.
  4. Apple TV+: Select “Apple TV+” from your subscriptions.
  5. Cancel Subscription: Tap “Cancel Subscription” (or “Cancel Free Trial” if you’re still in the trial period).
  6. Confirm: Confirm your cancellation when prompted.

On a Mac (macOS Catalina or later)

  1. Open the App Store: Launch the App Store app on your Mac.
  2. Click Your Name: Your name or Apple ID will be at the bottom of the sidebar.
  3. View Information: Click “View Information” at the top of the window. You might need to sign in.
  4. Manage: In the “Subscriptions” section, click “Manage.”
  5. Edit: Click “Edit” next to the Apple TV+ subscription.
  6. Cancel Subscription: Click “Cancel Subscription.”

On a PC or Android Device (or any web browser)

  1. Go to Visit the Apple TV website in your browser.
  2. Sign In: If you’re not already signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  3. Account Icon: Click on the account icon in the top-right corner.
  4. Settings: Choose “Settings” from the dropdown menu.
  5. Manage: Under “Subscriptions,” click “Manage.”
  6. Cancel Subscription: Choose “Cancel Subscription” and confirm.

Cancellation Details

Immediate Cancellation: Your subscription will end at the end of the current billing cycle.You can continue using Apple TV+ until that date.
Refunds: Apple generally doesn’t offer refunds for unused portions of subscriptions.If you have a billing issue, contact Apple Support for assistance.
Resubscribing: You can easily resubscribe to Apple TV+ later if you change your mind.Your viewing history and recommendations will be saved.

Key Takeaways

  • Cancel Apple TV Plus through your Apple device or on the web.
  • Navigate to your account and manage subscriptions to cancel.
  • Regularly check and manage your streaming subscriptions to avoid charges.

Cancelling Apple TV Plus Subscription

To cancel Apple TV Plus, there are different steps depending on whether you use an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or other devices. We’ll cover how to do it on a web browser as well as checking the subscription status and the refund policies.

Via iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

To cancel on an iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app. Tap on your name at the top. Select Subscriptions. Here, you can see all the subscriptions linked to your Apple ID. Find Apple TV Plus and tap Cancel Subscription.

On Apple TV, open the Settings app. Go to Users and Accounts. Select your account. Under Subscriptions, choose Apple TV Plus and hit Cancel Subscription.

Through Web Browser

Open a web browser like Chrome or Safari. Navigate to Select Sign In at the top-right corner and enter your Apple ID and password.

Click on the account icon at the top of the page. In the Settings menu, scroll to Subscriptions and select Manage. Click Edit next to Apple TV+ and then hit Cancel Subscription. Confirm to complete the process.

On Non-Apple Devices

Using an Android device or Chromecast, you will need to follow similar steps using a web browser. Open, and follow the steps mentioned in the Through Web Browser section.

For smart TVs or streaming platforms where you use Apple TV+, access your account settings through the app’s interfac, then navigate to Subscriptions and select Manage. Find Apple TV Plus and confirm cancellation.

Checking Subscription Status

If you’re unsure whether your subscription is active, you can check through your Apple device. Open the Settings app and tap on your name. Select Subscriptions to see a full list of all active services.

Alternatively, go to and log in. Click the account icon and check under Subscriptions to see if Apple TV Plus is listed as active or canceled.

Understanding Refund Policy

Apple’s refund policy varies. If you cancel during a free trial, you won’t be charged. If you cancel in the middle of a billing cycle, you may not get a refund for the unused portion, but you will retain access until the end of the current period.

To request a refund, contact Apple Support. Be prepared with details like your Apple ID and the reason for requesting a refund. They will guide you through the process, though refunds are not guaranteed.