There are a number of different ways that you might have received an Apple Music subscription on your iPhone 13.
But whether it came with another service, you activated a free trial, or you signed up for Apple Music on your own and now want to cancel it, it’s common to wonder how to cancel Apple Music on iPhone 13.
Luckily you can manage Apple subscriptions from your iPhone, which means that you are able to cancel subscriptions that you don’t want or need anymore.
How to Cancel Subscriptions to Apple Music on an iPhone
- Open the App Store.
- Tap your profile icon.
- Choose Subscriptions.
- Select Apple Music.
- Touch Cancel Subscription.
- Tap Confirm.
Our guide continues below with additional information about how to cancel Apple Music on iPhone 13, including pictures of these steps.
A lot of different apps and services have transitioned to a subscription model.
This can benefit you as a consumer if you don’t need to own software or media. and can actively manage subscriptions to ensure that you aren’t wasting money on subscriptions that you don’t need.
Apple offers a lot of different subscriptions, including one for Apple Music.
The Apple Music subscription lets you listen to almost all the music you could want for a low monthly or yearly fee.
But if you have decided to use a different music subscription service like Spotify or Pandora, then you might be looking for the cancel subscription option for the Apple Music service.
Fortunately, you can get to it on your iPhone, and the process of managing subscriptions on iPhone & iPad devices is fairly simple and painless.
How to Cancel a Subscription on an iPhone for Apple Music (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 13 in the iOS 15.5 operating system but will also work on many other iPhone models and most recent versions of iOS.
Step 1: Open the App Store app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Tap your profile icon at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Choose the Subscriptions option.
Step 4: Select the Apple Music option from the list of current active subscriptions on the device.
If you don’t see Apple Music here, then make sure that you are signed into the correct Apple ID account on the device.
Step 5: Touch the blue Cancel Subscription option near the bottom of the screen.
Note that there is also a See All Plans option on this screen where you can see all of the different options for the Apple Music subscription that are available if you would like to change plans instead.
Step 6: Tap the Confirm button to end the subscription.
Note that if your subscription is billed already for the current billing period, then you can continue using Apple Music and won’t lose access to it until the billing period is over.
Now that you know how to cancel Apple Music on iPhone 13, you will be able to stop and start the subscription whenever you want, knowing that you won’t have to go through a frustrating process with an Apple representative if you want to cancel it.
Our guide continues below with additional information about canceling Apple subscriptions and other in-app subscriptions that you started through an app on your iPhone.
More Information on Canceling an iPhone 13 Apple Subscription
The steps in this guide are focused specifically on how to manage subscriptions on an iPhone 13, but this same method will also work on other Apple device models too, like different iPhone models, an iPad, or an iPod Touch.
If you scroll to the bottom of the Subscriptions menu, you will find an “Inactive” section where you can view your expired subscriptions.
While going through the App Store is useful specifically when you want to click cancel subscription or select manage subscriptions for the apps on your device, you might be looking for a way to view in-app purchases as well.
This can be done through the Settings app instead. if you open Settings, then tap your Apple ID, you will see a button for Media & Purchases. Note that you could also tap Subscriptions from this menu, too, then choose an option there and tap Cancel Subscription to see the current billing cycle or renewal date for one of your subscriptions.
You can then tap View Account, where you will be able to see a lot of information associated with your Apple ID. One of these options is Purchase History. Here you can see subscriptions that have been renewed, apps you have purchased, and purchases that have been made inside of those apps.
Note that you can choose to subscribe to or cancel iTunes Music or Apple Music on a month-by-month basis, depending on whether or not you think you will use the service in that particular month.
Frequently Asked Questions About Apple Music Subscriptions
What happens to my Apple Music subscription if I cancel in the middle of a month?
If you have already paid for a month of Apple Music, then you can continue using it until that month has finished.
Your Apple Music features won’t turn off until the paid subscription has expired.
If I have a family Apple Music subscription, will the other members lose that subscription as well?
Yes, when you cancel an Apple Music subscription that is shared with other people, they will not be able to use the subscription features of the app once the subscription has run out.
Can I renew my Apple Music subscription again in the future?
Yes, you can stop and restart an Apple Music subscription as often as you would like.
What other music subscription services could I use instead of Apple Music?
Some other popular music-streaming services include:
– Amazon Music
Each of these apps offers a free tier that has a limited catalog and is ad-supported. You can always try them out that way and see if you like the app, then purchase a subscription later to gain access to all of the music and remove the ads.
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