Cancel, pause, or resume your YouTube paid membership

Follow the steps below to cancel or pause your YouTube paid membership. If your membership is currently on pause, learn how to resume your subscription again.

If you cancel your membership during a free trial, your trial membership will no longer be automatically rolled over into a paid subscription at the end of the free trial, but you will continue to have access until the end of the trial period.

How to cancel your YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium membership

Cancel your paid membership

 
  1. Tap your profile photo > Paid memberships.
  2. Tap Manage.
  3. Tap Cancel membership.

Having trouble canceling?

Check if any of the below applies to you:

  1. You're billed by Apple. If you joined from the YouTube iOS app, you can cancel your paid membership from your iTunes account.
  2. You're billed by Google Play Music. If you have access to your YouTube paid membership through a Google Play Music subscription, you can cancel within your Google Play Music account settings.
  3. You've already canceled. You can confirm this by checking the "Status" field on youtube.com/paid_memberships.
Notes:
  • When you become a YouTube paid member, you’ll automatically be charged the membership price at the start of each new billing cycle until you cancel.
  • When you cancel your membership, you won't be charged again unless you re-subscribe. Your YouTube paid membership benefits will continue until the end of the billing period.

How to pause your paid membership

PAUSE NOW

 

  1. In the YouTube app, tap on your profile photo.
  2. Tap Paid memberships.
  3. Tap Manage.
  4. From the menu that appears, tap Pause membership.
  5. Select how many months you want to pause your membership for using the slider, then tap Pause membership.

Things to know when you pause your membership:

  • When you pause your membership, you can choose the length of this paused state, from 1 to 6 months.
  • Your membership will be paused after the end of your current billing cycle.
  • While your membership is paused, you (and any family members on your plan) won’t have access to any YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium benefits.
  • You can cancel your membership at any time during the paused state.
  • If you have a YouTube Premium subscription, any videos or music you have downloaded will be retained, but you will not be able to access them until you resume your membership.
  • If you have a YouTube Music Premium subscription, any music you have downloaded will be retained, but you will not be able to access them until you resume your membership.
  • When your paused state ends, you will automatically be charged at your normal monthly price for a new month of service, and that date becomes your new billing date.
  • You can un-pause and resume your membership at any time before your scheduled resume date by visiting YouTube on a web browser or using the YouTube app.

How to resume your membership

RESUME NOW

  1. In the YouTube app, tap on your profile photo.
  2. Tap Paid memberships.
  3. Tap Manage.
  4. Tap Resume membership.
  5. Tap Continue to resume your membership immediately.
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