When you sign up for YouTube Premium, you may enjoy the service without annoying commercial breaks. Signing up for YouTube Premium is simple, but quitting is more difficult. Here, we’ll go through the several methods available to you for terminating your Premium membership, regardless of the device you’re using.
What is YouTube Premium?
YouTube has millions of content providers and thousands of videos, making it one of the most visited websites in the world. The YouTube Premium app is a fun and useful addition to the YouTube platform. YouTube’s commercial-free viewing experience streamlines the experience of consuming media, keeping up with current events, and even gaining knowledge.
In addition, that’s not all. YouTube Premium subscribers also have access to a number of additional features.
- TV without commercial interruptions. The key selling point of YT Premium is that it removes the annoying advertisements that appear in the standard YouTube experience.
- It’s possible to download videos to watch them later without an internet connection. YouTube videos may be downloaded and viewed offline, however this feature is not available in all countries.
- Music for the background. With YT Premium, you can keep YouTube playing in the background on mobile devices, so you can multitask while watching a video.
- YouTube’s paid music streaming service. When you sign up for a YouTube Red account, you’ll also get a free trial of YouTube Music Premium, YouTube’s version of Spotify.
- Content created exclusively for YouTube. The YouTube Originals library includes films and series created by the platform’s most popular creators. You may access some of them with a standard account, but the rest need a paid upgrade to Premium.
As we’ve seen, YouTube Premium subscribers may enjoy several perks. Now, let’s say you’ve decided to stop paying for this service. YouTube may be interfering with your work, or you may have just grown tired of it. It’s important to be aware of the steps required to cancel YouTube Premium.
In a fortunate twist of fate, that’s exactly why we exist. The following paragraphs will go through the many methods you may use to cancel your YouTube Premium subscription.
Canceling YouTube Premium on a Mobile Phone
Canceling your membership is a breeze whether you’re using a desktop browser, a mobile device, or both.
If you want to stop your Premium subscription from your mobile device, whether it’s an Android, iPhone, or iPad, here’s how to do it.
- Bring up the programme normally.
- To access your profile, touch your image in the upper right corner of the app.
- As soon as you do, you’ll be sent to your profile’s settings page. The fourth option from the bottom of the main menu is “Purchases and memberships.” Just tap there to continue.
- Your orders and subscription information will be shown on the next page. Below, you should notice your Premium status; press that to access it.
- You’ll find the “Deactivate” button on the next page. Click that to start the cancellation process.
- You will then get a pop-up from YouTube asking whether you are sure you want to proceed with this action. Select “Continue to cancel” if you’re sure you want to delete your account.
- The app will then take you to a page on YouTube that explains the cancellation process for your subscription. After that, if you’re sure you want to cancel, press Next in the window’s bottom right corner.
- YouTube will inquire as to the reasoning for your cancellation in the following window. You may pick an explanation for deleting your account from the list provided, or you can skip this question entirely. Tap Next after you’ve made your selection.
- In the next window, you’ll see YouTube’s last cancellation warning. Click the “Cancel Premium” button in the upper right corner to confirm your decision.
- Once that’s done, your name should be removed off the Premium membership roll. Your Premium perks will remain in effect until the next paying cycle, at which point they will be terminated permanently.
How to Cancel YouTube Premium on the Web?
YouTube Premium may no longer be the best option for you, prompting you to cancel your membership. Don’t be concerned! Although it is not always obvious, you may easily do this via a variety of approaches.
Before we get started, it’s crucial to understand that even if you cancel, your Premium benefits will remain until the following paying period.
Here’s how to cancel your YouTube Premium membership using a web browser.
- Open your browser and go to YouTube.com on your desktop.
- Navigate to your Profile page by clicking on the profile icon in the top-right area of the screen.
- A menu with your Account preferences will then appear. Under your name and profile photo, look for “Your channel,” followed by “Purchases and Memberships.” Click Purchase and Memberships to continue.
- You will then be sent to a new window displaying your purchases and subscriptions.
You will notice your Premium status on the left and the “Manage membership” drop-down on the right under the membership section. Click the Manage Membership button.
- The Premium box should expand to disclose your membership information. Click the “Deactivate” button, which is located on the right.
- YouTube will then warn you about canceling and offer you the option to stop your subscription instead. Click “Continue to Cancel” to continue with your choice.
- YouTube will ask you why you want to cancel in the following pop-up window. Choose a reason or enter your own, then click the Next button.
- YouTube will ask you once more whether you wish to go. To complete your cancellation, click the “Yes, cancel” button.
- Congratulations, your subscription has been terminated. You will be removed from YouTube’s subscription list, and you will not be charged for the following monthly period. However, your Premium advantages should last until the next paying period.
Canceling YouTube Premium from the iOS App Store
It’s a little different if you’re using an iPhone and wish to cancel your YouTube Premium subscription.
Canceling your YouTube Red subscription on an iPhone requires going via the iTunes store. In order to do this, please refer to the instructions below.
- To access the iPhone’s configuration menu, tap the Settings icon.
- Just click on your user name.
- If you want to change your account settings, your iPhone will take you there. The Subscriptions tab may be accessed from this menu.
- When you do this, an inventory of all the paid services on your iPhone will appear. Select YouTube Premium from the menu that appears.
- Cancel your subscription in the next window. Your Premium membership will be deactivated and your recurring payments will stop.
In many ways, our lives would be much worse without subscribing to YouTube Premium. There are a number of reasons, though, why you may wish to terminate your membership.
Whether you use a personal computer, Android, or iOS, this post covers several ways to terminate your YouTube Premium membership.