How to Cancel Apple TV +

Be done with your Apple TV+ subscription in a few easy steps

What to Know

  • Mobile app: Tap Settings > [your name] > Subscriptions > Apple TV+ > Cancel > Confirm.
  • Mac app: Account > View My Account > Settings > Subscriptions > Manage. Select Edit > Cancel.
  • Apple TV: Settings > Users & Accounts > your account. Then Subscriptions > Apple TV+ – Channel > Cancel.

This article explains how to cancel an Apple TV+ subscription on any iOS device, Mac, or Apple TV.

How to Unsubscribe on iPhone and iPad

To cancel Apple TV+ on an iPhone or iPod Touch running iOS 13 and up or an iPad running iPadOS 13 and up, follow these steps:

  1. Begin by signing into the Apple ID account that you used to subscribe to Apple TV+.

  2. On your iPhone or iPad, tap Settings.

  3. Tap [your name] at the top of the screen.

  4. Tap Subscriptions.

    The Subscriptions option in iOS.
  5. Tap Apple TV+.

  6. Tap Cancel (or, if you're using a free trial, Cancel Free Trial).

  7. In the pop-up window, tap Confirm to cancel Apple TV+.

    Finalize and confirm canceling Apple TV Plus.

These images are from an iPhone, but the steps are the same on both devices.

How to Discontinue the Subscription on a Mac

To cancel an Apple TV+ subscription on a Mac running macOS Catalina (10.15) or newer, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Apple TV app.

    screenshot of the Apple TV app on Mac

    The Apple TV app is not the same as Apple TV+, and the Apple TV set-top box.

  2. Click Account > View My Account.

    The View My Account option on Apple TV Plus on Mac.
  3. Sign into the Apple ID used for the Apple TV+ subscription.

    Screenshot of Signing into Apple TV app on Mac
  4. Scroll down to Settings > Subscriptions and click Manage.

    Where to manage subscriptions on an Apple ID.
  5. Click Edit next to Apple TV+.

    Screenshot of Apple ID subscriptions list
  6. Click Cancel (or, if you're using a free trial, Cancel Free Trial).

    Screenshot of individual subscription within an Apple ID
  7. In the pop-up window, click Confirm to cancel Apple TV+.

    Screenshot of cancelling a subscription in Apple ID

On Macs running macOS Catalina, you can also cancel Apple TV+ by viewing your account in the Apple Music app. If you're on a Mac running macOS 10.14 or earlier, use iTunes to view your account and cancel the subscription.

How to Cancel on Apple TV

To cancel Apple TV+ on an Apple TV running tvOS 13 and up, do the following:

  1. Open the Settings app.

    The Settings App on Apple TV.
  2. Click Users & Accounts.

    Screenshot of Apple TV settings app
  3. Click the account you used when subscribing to Apple TV+.

    Screenshot of Apple TV Accounts screen

    If you're asked to sign in to your Apple ID, do so here.

  4. Click Subscriptions.

    Screenshot of Apple TV subscriptions screen
  5. Click Apple TV+ - Channel.

    Screenshot of Apple TV subscriptions list
  6. Click Cancel (or, if you're using a free trial, Cancel Free Trial).

    Screenshot of canceling an Apple TV subscription
  7. Click Confirm to cancel Apple TV+.

    Screenshot of confirming the cancellation of an Apple TV subscription

Cancel if You Don't Have an Apple Device

If you were using Apple TV+ on a non-Apple device, such as a PlayStation 5, Chromecast, an Nvidia Shield, or another Android-based TV, it's easy to cancel your subscription on the web.

Navigate to Apple TV.com via a web browser and select the account profile icon from the top right. (You may be prompted to sign in.) Go to Settings > Subscriptions and choose Manage, then select Cancel Subscription.

If you have any issues, contact Apple Support.

Were you surprised to see an Apple TV+ subscription in your account? Maybe your spouse or one of your kids subscribed? You can get more control over subscriptions for your household by using Family Sharing, and you can prevent kids from subscribing to things or making in-app purchases by using Parental Controls (on a Mac or an iPhone/iPad).

FAQ
  • How much does Apple TV+ cost?

    An Apple TV+ monthly subscription is $4.99 after a seven-day free trial. If you have the Apple One service bundle, Apple TV+ is included. If you buy an Apple device, Apple TV+ is free for three months. Apple Music student plans come with Apple TV+ free.

  • What do you get with an Apple TV+ subscription?

    An Apple TV+ subscription gives you access to Apple Originals, including content like original series, documentaries, children's programming, and more. Apple adds new content every month, and you can download content for offline viewing.

  • How do I share my Apple TV+ subscription with my family?

    First, set up Apple TV + family sharing. On a Mac, go to System Preferences > Family Sharing and agree to purchase responsibility. On an iOS device, go to Settings > your name > Family Sharing > Add a Family Member and tap the channels to share. Next, go to Family Sharing > TV Channels and ensure Apple TV+ is on your channel list.

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