Cancel all those subscriptions you don’t need with this hidden smartphone feature

There is a subscription for everything now. It used to be that you would only pay for your favorite magazine or cable TV each month, but now you’ll find food delivery, social media, dating, music streaming, and ride-hailing companies charging you a monthly fee for some type of service. BMW even charges its customers $18 a month To warm the front seats of their cars.

Nor are we immune to this service-based economy. You may be paying hundreds of dollars in recurring payments for apps like Amazon PrimeAnd NetflixAnd SpotifyAnd HuluAnd Disney Plus and even AppleCare. With so many services out there, it’s unfortunately easy to lose everything you’re paying for as well. If you’re trying to cut some costs, you should start with as many subscriptions as you might have on your phone.

In this story, we’ll show you how to find all the monthly services you’re paying for on your mobile device, whether it’s online Apple Store on your Iphone or via Google Play at androidand how to uninstall items you no longer want.

If you’re looking to save money in other ways, check this out 10 ways to save on streaming servicesAnd How to save on broadcast TV with these simple tricks And Free options for some of your favorite paid services.

Find and cancel your subscriptions on your iPhone

You can find all of your monthly subscriptions from the Apple Store in two places on your iPhone, but the easiest is through your Settings. To do this, run the file settings application, tap Your Name at the top and press Subscriptions in the first section. Here you’ll see a list of all active (and inactive) subscriptions you’re signed up for from apps you’ve downloaded from the App Store.

All recurring subscriptions are in the Settings page on the iPhone

You can also find your subscriptions in the App Store app.

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Under EnergeticIn it, you will see all the subscriptions that you are currently paying for, with the following information: the name of the application / service, a short description, the date of the next bill and the cost. To cancel an active subscription, tap the subscription, and tap the red one unsubscribe at the bottom of the page, and then click Sure in the pop-up window that appears.

Unsubscribe on iPhone

You will be notified of the duration of access to the paid service if you cancel.

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For most subscriptions, you will still be able to access paid services until the end of the billing period. However, some apps will not allow you to continue using the service, so you will have to read the nitty-gritty to know what happens if you cancel. Once cancelled, the subscription will remain in the active section, but will appear in red text when it expires.

Find and cancel your subscriptions on your Android device

Unlike iOS, Android runs on devices from different brands, such as Samsung, Google, and Motorola, but fortunately, all of these versions of Android have the Google Play Store, so finding and canceling your monthly subscriptions is similar no matter what phone you’re using. Utilization.

To find all of your subscriptions, run the Play Store app, tap your profile picture or first name that appears on the top right and go to Payments and subscriptions > Subscriptions. Here you will see a list of your active and inactive subscriptions.

Play Store Subscriptions

Each subscription will contain the next payment date.

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If you want to opt out, tap it and then hit the green unsubscribe button. The Play Store may ask you to consider other cheaper subscriptions and also to give a reason to cancel the subscription. Accept any prompts to continue until you see all green unsubscribe button. Click on it and your subscription will be cancelled, but you will still have access to it until the end of the billing period.

Unsubscribe from the Play Store on Android

Skip through any prompts that try to prevent you from canceling.

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