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How to Cancel YouTube Premium for Android, iOS, and Website Users

Are you feeling like YouTube Premium isn't quite mitting your expectations? Maybe you're not making the most of those ad-free videos or the nifty offline downloads. Fear not! Canceling your YouTube Premium subscription is a breeze, and we've got you covered with this simple guide.

Cancelling YouTube Premium

YouTube Premium comes packed with lots of benefits, including an ad-free viewing experience, background play, and offline downloads. Plus, it bundles in a subscription to YouTube Music Premium, making it a all in one destination for your music and video streaming needs. But if it's time to part ways, here's how to do it:

1. Check Refund Eligibility:

Before you cancel, see if you're eligible for a refund or not. If your Premium subscription didn't deliver as promised (hello, unexpected ads), you might be in luck. Head to the Help support page to request a refund. If approved, your payment will be refunded to your original payment method.

2. Cancel on Desktop web browser:

If you're using YouTube on desktop, canceling is really easy:

Go to the Paid Memberships page in your web browser.

Click on "Manage Membership" > "Deactivate."

YouTube membership screen showing YouTube Premium  billing details on desktop Cl

Choose to cancel or pause your subscription.

Screenshot YouTube Premium pause membership option on desktop

Select a reason for canceling and confirm your decision.

YouTube Premium in Desktop

This method is compatible with any browser. If you signed up for YouTube Premium through Google Play, clicking "Cancel" redirects you to your subscriptions page on the Google Play Store, where you can terminate your Premium membership.

3. Cancel on Android:

On your Android device, follow these steps:

Open the YouTube app and tap your profile icon.

Go to "Purchases and memberships" and select your active Premium membership.

Cancelling YouTube Premium in Android

Choose your reason for canceling and Tap yes, Cancel Premium

Cancelling YouTube Premium in YouTube

If you've Subscribed for a free one-month trial of YouTube Premium using a credit or debit card, your subscription remains active until the next billing cycle, even after you cancel it. Cancelling YouTube Premium on an iOS device, when subscribed through a credit or debit card, follows a similar process.

4. Cancel on iPhone or iPad:

If you're using an iPhone or iPad, here's what to do:

Go to Settings > [Your Name] > Subscriptions.

Find YouTube in the list and tap "Cancel subscription."

YouTube Premium cancel in Iphone

5. Music-Only Subscription:

If you're only interested in the music side of things, consider subscribing exclusively to YouTube Music Premium for a lower monthly rate.

Extra Tips and Tricks:

Did you know you can do a lot on YouTube without Premium? You can pause your watch and search history, create GIFs from videos, and even livestream your gaming adventures.

And there you have it! Canceling YouTube Premium is as easy as pie. Whether you're looking to save some cash or just ready to explore other options, this guide has everything you need to bid farewell to Premium.

Canceling your YouTube Premium subscription is a Simple & Direct process, whether you're using a desktop, Android, or iOS device. By following the simple steps outlined in this Blog, you can easily end your subscription if you find it no longer suits your needs or if you encounter any issues. Remember to check for refund eligibility if your Premium experience didn't meet expectations. Additionally, consider exploring other options, such as a music-only subscription or making the most of YouTube's hidden features even without a Premium membership. With these tips, you can confidently navigate your YouTube experience and tailor it to your preferences.


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