Cancel, pause or change a subscription on Google Play

Subscriptions on Google Play are renewed automatically unless you unsubscribe.

Make sure to sign in to the Google Account that has your subscriptions.

Cancel a subscription

You can use our self-help flow to cancel a subscription.

Cancel a subscription

Cancel a subscription on play.google.com

Uninstalling the app will not cancel your subscription.

  1. On your computer, go to your subscriptions in Google Play.
  2. Select the subscription that you want to cancel.
  3. Click Manage and then Cancel subscription.
  4. Within the confirmation pop-up, click Yes.
If you have a subscription with an app and the app gets removed from Google Play, your future subscription will be cancelled. Your past subscriptions will not be refunded.

What happens after you cancel

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

For example, if you buy a one-year subscription on 1 January for £10 and decide to cancel your subscription on 1 July:

  • You’ll have access to the subscription until 31 December.
  • You won’t be charged another yearly subscription of £10 the following 1 January.
  • You'll lose access to paid Apps & Games, in-app purchases and ad-free experiences unlocked by your subscription.
What happens after you cancel Play Pass

Any apps that you installed from Play Pass and their data will remain on your device. 

For content that you obtained via Play Pass:

  • Paid apps will prompt you to buy the app or subscribe to Play Pass.
  • In-app purchases will be removed, but available for individual purchase.
  • Ads will reappear in apps where they were removed.
  • If you join Play Pass again, all this content will be unlocked again.

Restart or resubscribe to a subscription

Tip: Some subscriptions may not be available to resubscribe.

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. At the top right, click your profile icon.
  3. Click Payments and subscriptions.
  4. Select a subscription.
  5. Click Resubscribe.

Get a refund for subscriptions

For information on subscription refunds, including prepaid plans, find out more about refunds on Google Play.

Pause a subscription

Some apps will let you pause your subscription. When you pause a subscription, your subscription will pause at the end of your current billing period.

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account.
  3. On the left, click My subscriptions.
  4. Select the subscription that you want to pause.
  5. Click Manage and then Pause payments.
  6. Select the time period for which you want to pause payments.
  7. Click Confirm.

Restart payments for a paused subscription

You can resume your subscription at any time.

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account.
  3. On the left, click My subscriptions.
  4. Select the subscription that you want to restart.
  5. Click Manage and then Resume. Your subscription will restart immediately.

Change your subscriptions

Check your subscriptions and renewal dates
  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. Check if you're signed in to the correct Google Account.
  3. On the left, click My subscriptions.
Change the payment method for a subscription

The same payment method that you used to buy the subscription will be charged when your subscription renews. Renewals may start 24 hours before each subscription period starts.

To change the payment method used:

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. At the top right, click your profile icon.
  3. Click Payments and subscriptions.
  4. Next to the subscription that you want to update, click Manage.
  5. Next to the primary payment method, click Update.

Important: If your payment method is declined or has insufficient funds, your subscription may be cancelled. If this happens, set up your subscription again.

Change between subscriptions and prepaid plans

If the app developers allow, you can switch from a prepaid plan to a recurring subscription or from a recurring subscription to a prepaid plan.

When you switch, payments are processed immediately. Any days left on active subscriptions or plans are added to the new subscription.

Tip: You can check if your subscription is recurring or a prepaid plan when you sign in to Subscriptions.

To change a prepaid subscription plan:

  1. Go to play.google.com.
  2. Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account.
  3. Select the app that offers to upgrade from a prepaid plan to a subscription or downgrade from a subscription to a prepaid plan.
  4. Click Manage.
  5. Select the plan that you want to change to.
  6. When a confirmation pop-up appears, click Yes.
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