How to Cancel Apple TV Plus

Cancel your Apple TV+ subscription in a few easy steps

Decided you don't want or need Apple TV+ anymore and it's time to cancel? Whether you're looking to save money or just don't find its offerings compelling, here's how to cancel an Apple TV Plus subscription on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Mac.

The instructions in this article apply whether you have a free trial Apple TV Plus subscription that came with the purchase of a new Apple device or if you've been paying for a subscription.

How to Cancel Apple TV Plus on iPhone and iPad

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

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

  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 Plus.

    Finalize and confirm canceling Apple TV Plus.

How to Cancel Apple TV Plus 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 Plus.

    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 Apple TV Plus 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

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 on an iPhone/iPad).