Full Guide on How to Manage Apple Subscriptions
Apple devices equip a function that some applications and other services are able to subscribe some messages that are related to their content. This may help you get more information without taking too much time. However, users may not know what and where these subscriptions are for the reason that some of them, such as Apple News subscriptions, Newspaper subscriptions, Magazine subscriptions, etc., could renew automatically until you choose to end them.
Therefore, it is necessary to know the means to view or cancel these subscriptions which may take up your phone space or waste your money in the situation that you do not know.
If you want to cancel the Apple subscriptions, you must know how to view them at first. Normally, these subscriptions appear on iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac and the methods to view subscriptions on iDevices and iTunes are different. Hence, this part will show you the separate way to find out subscriptions located on iDevices and Mac. You can use them to view the Apple subscriptions according to your need.
1. The way to view subscriptions on iPhone, iPad and iPod
Normally, subscriptions will be stored in your iDevice directly so it is undoubted that viewing subscriptions on iDevices is available. The method provided in this section is applicable to iPhone, iPad and iPod so whichever devices you have, you can find out the subscriptions on your devices by following the steps below.
Step 1. Go to Settings and find out your Apple account name then click on it.
Step 2. Choose iTunes & App Store and then tap on your Apple ID at the top of the screen.
Step 3. Select View Apple and sign in the ID. Then you will see the Subscription option, tap on it and you can see the contents.
2. Means to view subscriptions on iTunes
The subscriptions on your Mac are stored in iTunes. So if you want to cancel your Mac subscriptions, you should find them in iTunes. Certainly, you also can use this means to find out subscriptions on other devices with iTunes.
Step 1. Launch iTunes on your Mac or computer and sign in with your Apple ID.
Step 2. Locate the Setting section at the top.
Step 3. Go to Account and click on View My Account. Then type in your password and press the Enter or Return Tab.
Step 4. Navigate to Settings on this page, scroll to the right of Subscriptions. Then you can click Manage to view the details.
After knowing the place and contents of these subscriptions, you will some find that some subscriptions on your devices are needless or helpless. What's more, it is probable that some may charge you without notice. Thus, it is indispensable to cancel this kind of subscriptions to prevent you from the trouble of garbage files and unwilling payment.
1. How to Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone, iPad and iPod
The means to cancel subscriptions on iPhone, iPad and iPod could be straightforward. According it, you can turn off the unnecessary service on your devices to release the space and speed up them.
Step 1. Click on Settings on the screen of you device and tap on iTunes option. Then go to the App Store.
Step 2. Click the Apple ID and sign in if you do not land your account. Here you should make sure that your Apple ID is correct or you won't be able to find the target subscriptions.
Step 3. Tap on Subscriptions and choose the subscriptions that you want to cancel. Then click Cancel Subscription option to end the service.
2. The Way to Cancel iTunes Subscriptions
iTunes is another tool which is able to store and manage subscriptions. Therefore, the second way that will be introduced is cancelling subscriptions in iTunes. With this method, you could cancel the service on any device with the iTunes. The steps are displayed as below, you could have a try.
Step 1. Open up iTunes Store and then log in your account by clicking the Apple ID at the top right corner.
Step 2. Navigate to Settings and you will see Subscriptions at the bottom. Just click on the Manage to manage or cancel the unwanted subscriptions.
Step 3. After finishing the process, you can turn off the Auto-Renewal feature on your device to stop the service.