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Subscriptions on Google Play

When you subscribe to a magazine, newspaper, or other content on Google Play, you receive new issues or access to content on a continuing basis. Google Play Music offers a music streaming subscription. Find more about Google Play Music subscriptions

Subscriptions renew automatically, and you might be charged 24 hours before each subscription period starts.You'll be notified of any price increases. If you don't want it to renew,  cancel or change the subscription.

Note: Chromebook users with the Google Play Store enabled can subscribe using the instructions in the Android tab above. 

Subscribe to content

To find and subscribe to content:

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. Find the app that offers subscription-based content.
  3. Click Subscribe and choose a subscription option.
  4. Select a payment method.
  5. Click Subscribe

Depending on what you subscribed to, you’ll be able to access it on the app of the content you subscribed to, or on Google Play Newsstand, or both. 

Note: Some payment methods may not be accepted for all subscriptions. To review payment method restrictions, go to accepted payment methods. Exact pricing shown in the payment process may vary slightly from the price listed on Google Play based on currency exchange rates and price changes from month to month or year to year.

Subscribe to Google Play Music

With a Google Play Music subscription, you get unlimited, ad-free access to millions of songs that you can mix with your own collection. Find more about Google Play Music subscriptions

Trial Subscriptions

Some subscriptions offer a trial period. This gives you access to the content for a period before your first subscription payment. If you don’t cancel you will be automatically billed for the subscription at the end of the trial period. If you cancel before the end of the trial you won’t be charged. 

See how to cancel or change a subscription.

Access your subscriptions on other devices

Subscriptions are linked to your Google Account, not to your device. If you get a new or additional Android device, reinstall the app where you purchased the subscription and you will have access to the content. 

If you can’t access the content, make sure you’re using the same Google Account as when you purchased the content. 

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