How to Cancel Discovery Plus

Go to your Account page, or cancel through the Play Store or your Apple ID settings

What to Know

  • Online: Go to Account > Cancel > Cancel Subscription.
  • Android: Go to the Play Store, tap the Menu icon > Subscriptions > Discovery Plus > Cancel
  • iOS: Go to Settings, tap your Apple ID > Subscriptions > Discovery Plus > Cancel Subscription.

This article explains how to cancel a Discovery Plus subscription from the website, Android, iOS, a streaming device, or a third party.

How to Cancel a Discovery Plus Subscription Online

If you signed up for Discover Plus online, then that's where you can cancel your subscription. Open a browser and log in to your account.

  1. Click the profile icon on the top right to open the dropdown menu.

    Canceling a Discovery Plus subscription online.
  2. Select Account.

    Canceling a Discovery Plus subscription online.
  3. Click Cancel.

    Canceling a Discovery Plus subscription online.
  4. Click Cancel Subscription on the pop-up message.

    Canceling a Discovery Plus subscription online.
  5. Your subscription will cease at the end of the current pay period.

Cancel Discovery Plus on Android

If you subscribed to Discovery Plus from an Android device, you need to go through the Google Play store. 

  1. Tap the menu icon in the Play Store app.

  2. Tap Payments & Subscriptions > Subscriptions.

  3. Find and select Discovery Plus in the list.

  4. Tap Cancel Subscription. (Note that the screen will say Discovery+, not Medium.)

    Canceling Discovery Plus on Android.
  5. Select a reason from the list and tap Continue.

  6. Tap Cancel subscription to confirm your choice.

    Canceling Discovery Plus on Android.

Cancel Discovery Plus on iOS

You can cancel your subscription via Settings or the App Store on an iPhone, depending on how you signed up.

iOS Settings

Here's how to unsubscribe to Discovery+ through the Settings app.

  1. Open Settings and tap your Apple ID.

  2. Tap Subscriptions.

  3. Find and select Discovery Plus.

  4. Tap Cancel Subscription.

  5. Confirm you want to cancel on the next screen.

App Store

Here's how to cancel Discovery Plus through the App Store.

  1. Sign in to the App Store.

  2. Select Manage (under Subscriptions).

  3. Select Discovery+ and tap Edit.

  4. Tap Cancel Subscription.

Cancel Discovery Plus via a Streaming Device or a Third Party

If you signed up for a service using a set-top box like Apple TV, Roku, or a third party like Verizon, you'd likely have to cancel the same way. Try unsubscribing online first, but follow the instructions to cancel subscriptions from the manufacturer or partner if you don't see the option. Verizon provides cancellation instructions on its site. Discovery Plus covers how to cancel subscriptions on Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon devices on its website.

  • How do I get Discovery Plus for free?

    All new Discovery Plus subscribers get a 7-day free trial. You must provide a payment method, but you'll only be charged if you don't cancel before the trial ends. Certain mobile carriers like Verizon offer Discovery Plus for free with some plans.

  • Why is Discovery Plus not working?

    If Discovery Plus isn't working, check if Discovery Plus is down, check your internet connection, clear the app or browser cache, restart and update the Discovery+ app, or restart and update your device.

  • What shows are on Discovery Plus?

    All Discovery Plus shows and movies are either documentaries or reality TV. Their selection includes originals and content from networks like TLC and HGN.

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