How to Cancel YouTube Premium

How to Cancel YouTube Premium

YouTube is a significant platform used by millions of people every day. In fact, it is known that over 30 million users visit YouTube just in 24 hours. As a result, one can easily infer that lots of people enjoy YouTube videos. In some cases, one might also want to get some privileges on the YouTube app, such as watching ad-free videos, having offline access to videos, or having access to interesting YouTube Original movies whenever and wherever you want. In order to enjoy these aspects of YouTube, one should get a paid membership. However, one might also want to cancel the YouTube Premium account after using it for a while.

The reasons may differ. Users might not be able to spend so much time on YouTube anymore. One might think that now it is unnecessary to have a YouTube Premium membership or think that YouTube Premium is not suitable for them. In this article, we will help you to cancel your YouTube Premium account step by step.

Steps to Cancel YouTube Premium

If you are sure about canceling your YouTube Premium subscription, you should follow some basic steps. You can cancel your subscription on your web browser, or your mobile. Find the guide for both ways below;

Time needed: 2 minutes.

Here’s how you can cancel YouTube Premium in four basic steps on your web browser.

  1. Enter YouTube.

    Open your YouTube account from a web browser. Click on the “Purchases and memberships” button on the right corner. youtube membership

  2. Manage your membership.

    Click “Manage membership”. You’ll see your membership details. Then, select “Deactivate”. deactivate youtube membership

  3. Select the most suitable option.

    After you click on “Deactivate”, YouTube Premium gives you two options. You will see two options, which are “Continue to Cancel” and “Pause Instead.” cancel youtube premium

  4. Cancel your membership.

    If you want to cancel your Premium account permanently, click on the “Continue to Cancel” button. After stating the reason for your deactivation, click “Next”. cancel YouTube Premium

  5. You can “Pause Instead”.

    You should know that if you click on the “Pause instead” button, you can resume it anytime you want. In addition, you will be able to resume your account at least for 1 month and at most for 6 months. pause YouTube membership

With these basic steps, you will easily be able to accomplish the process of canceling your YouTube premium subscription. However, you should know that you can get a YouTube Premium account as many times as you want and whenever you want, even if you cancel it. You can also buy YouTube subscribers when you start from the beginning to reach a larger audience and get popular.

Cancel YouTube Premium on Your Mobile

You can cancel your YouTube Premium membership or pause on your mobile app. Here’s how you can cancel YouTube Premium on your mobile;

cancel YouTube Premium
  • Start YouTube app on your mobile.
cancel YouTube Premium
  • Click on your profile and then “Purchases and memberships”.
deactive youtube account
  • You’ll see an arrow on the right. Click and select Deactivate.
mobile deactivation
  • YouTube will ask you between pausing your Premium account or cancelling the subscription altogether. You can cancel it or pause it for a period of time by following the steps above.

If you’re studying, you can get a YouTube student membership as well. After you get verified as a student, you can enjoy the advantages of YouTube Student Membership.

Conclusion on Canceling YouTube Premium

In this article, you learned how to cancel YouTube Premium by following some basic steps. For detailed information, the FAQs section will help you. We hope that this article solves the questions about canceling a YouTube Premium account.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, till the end of your billing period, you can continue to enjoy the benefits of your Premium subscription, and also your benefits on YouTube Music remain the same until the end of this period.

When you get a YouTube Premium subscription, you will automatically be charged the fee at the beginning of each billing cycle unless you decide to cancel the membership.

Yes, you can. The free trial is for a month, namely a sufficient period for you to decide if the Premium account is suitable for you or not. If you decide that you won’t enjoy the benefits of the Premium account, you can cancel it without paying any charge.

By canceling YouTube Premium, you also cancel your YouTube Music Premium. By paying for YouTube Premium, you automatically become a YouTube Music Premium member. In other words, YouTube Premium membership includes all the privileges of a Music account. However, you can always be a member of just the YouTube Music Premium account by paying for it, even if you do not have a YouTube Premium account.

Of course, you can cancel your subscription anytime you want, like you can resume it anytime you want. Furthermore, if you decide to resume your account, you will be again automatically charged with the same price from that date, and that day will be your new first day of the billing cycle.

Maggie Whitewater

Posts: 35

I'm a 28-year-old content editor writing for InstaFollowers. I've been working in the digital marketing industry for seven years. I'm married, and I have a beautiful kid that I adore so much. I'm also in love with my job as I love creating and editing.

RECENT POSTS
Send Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

(Total: 22 Average: 5 )

1 Comment

  1. Susanna Logan
    Susanna Logan

    I keep telling myself to cancel YouTube premium but it was still good. Now, thanks to the irrevelant suggestions of YouTube, I finally did it.