How to Delete Expired Subscriptions on iPhone,iTunes & Apple TV

Do you have expired subscriptions you do not plan on renewing? This is a simple guide on how to delete expired subscriptions on iPhone and when these subscriptions disappear on their own. We will also be highlighting how one might cancel an Apple TV subscription and iTunes subscription on PC. This article is also for you if you are curious or need information about Apple’s subscription refund policy.

How to Delete Expired Subscriptions on iPhone – A Step By Step Guide

To delete expired subscriptions on iPhone, the best option:

  1. Open “Settings” on your iPhone
  2. Click on your name
  3. Select “Subscriptions” – this will show you your active and expired subscriptions
  4. Select the app that you wish to delete and click on “Cancel” (the expired subscriptions will automatically get deleted after a year of canceling)
  5. You could also upgrade or degrade your subscription

Unfortunately, it is impossible to delete expired subscriptions on iPhone, you are only allowed to cancel active subscriptions. The upside to this development is how easy it is to renew or subscribe again – for those who plan to – you don’t have to go searching the App store or racking your brain trying to remember the app.

When Do Expired Subscriptions disappear on iPhone

Expired subscriptions disappear on iPhones one year after the date of expiration. This should be good news for those who want those pesky expired subscriptions gone, all you have to do is play the waiting game. And if you plan to renew your subscription with any of the apps, it’ll be best to do so before the waiting time is over so your renewal can be hassle-free.

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How to Cancel iTunes Subscription on PC

To cancel iTunes subscription on PC:

  1. Open iTunes on your PC. If you don’t have the app, you can go ahead and download it
  2. Click on ‘Account’ on the top left corner and select “View My Account”
  3. Enter your Apple ID password to open your account information
  4. Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Manage”
  5. This will show you a list of your subscriptions. Locate the iTunes subscription and click on ‘Edit’ next to it
  6. Click on ‘Cancel subscription’ and confirm when prompted to complete the process

To cancel iTunes subscription on PC via the website:

  1. Open music.apple.com on your browser
  2. Click on ‘Try it Free’ and then ‘Sign in
  3. Enter your information to sign in
  4. Then, click on the profile icon or your photo in the top right corner and select ‘Settings’
  5. Scroll down and click ‘Manage’ in the subscriptions section
  6. In the ‘Edit Your Subscription’ window, click ‘Cancel Subscription’ and confirm when prompted to complete the process

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How to Cancel Apple TV Subscription

To cancel an Apple TV subscription using an iPhone or iPad:

  1. Open “Settings” and click on your name
  2. Select “Subscriptions” – this will show you your active and expired subscriptions
  3. Click on “Apple TV” and then select “Cancel Subscription

To cancel an Apple TV subscription on a MAC:

  1. Open ‘System Preferences’ then your Apple ID
  2. Select ‘Media and Purchases
  3. In the subscription section, select ‘Manage’
  4. Click on ‘Apple TV’ and then select ‘Cancel Subscription

 To cancel an Apple TV subscription on the Apple TV website:

  1. Open AppleTV in your browser
  2. Sign in using your Apple ID
  3. Once signed in, click on the account icon at the top of the page and tap ‘Settings’
  4. Scroll down to ‘Manage Your Subscription’ and then click on ‘Cancel Subscription

To cancel an Apple TV subscription on your Apple TV:

  1. Go to ‘Settings’ on your Apple TV
  2. Click on ‘User and Accounts
  3. Open ‘Your Account’ and click on ‘Subscriptions’
  4. Then, click on your current Apple TV subscription and select ‘Cancel

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What Is the Apple Subscription Refund Policy

The Apple subscription refund policy does not support refunds by the customer support team for subscriptions purchased via the App store.

To request a refund:

  1. Open reportaproblem.apple.com on your browser
  2. You will be prompted to log in, so fill in your Apple ID login details
  3. Click on the ‘I’d like to’ dropdown under ‘What can we help you with?’
  4. Select ‘Request a refund’ from the dropdown menu
  5. After doing this, a new dropdown will appear, click on ‘Tell Us More’ to open the dropdown
  6. Select your reason for the refund and click ‘Next’
  7. Then, select the subscription or purchase you are requesting a refund for – it could be more than one
  8. Finally, click on the ‘Submit’ button at the top of the page to complete the process

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