How To Cancel Apple News Subscription On iPhone

Your Quick Answer:

You can cancel the Apple News + app subscription from the iPhone Settings app; open the app and tap on your profile icon.

After coming to your Profile page, tap on the ‘iTunes & App Store’ option.

Click on the ‘Apple ID’ from the top and again click ‘View Apple ID from the pop-up menu.

There, tap on the ‘Subscriptions’ option, and you can see all your active and expired subscribed apps there.

Click on the Apple News + app and hit the ‘Cancel Free Trial’ option, and a pop-up menu will come, there tap CONFIRM to confirm your cancelation, and your Subscription will be canceled immediately.

How to Cancel Apple News + Subscription on iPhone:

Apple News + has a vast user base worldwide, and the subscription feature also takes its popularity to the next level. You can use this app for free, but to access the entire catalog of 300-plus titles, you must subscribe (with a one-month trial) for Apple News +.

Using this app subscription, you get not only access to publications cover-to-cover but also their audio versions and offline syncing. Also, you can share this article with up to six people. But suddenly, if you feel that the contents are getting poor or you were bored after reading Apple News +, then you can cancel its Subscription, which feature is available on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS. 

Step 1: Open the iPhone Settings App and Tap on the Name

To cancel the Apple News + app subscription on an iPhone, you must make changes to your iPhone settings. First, open your iPhone and then go to your iPhone Settings, where you can see many general settings like Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Mobile Data, Personal Hotspot, Sound & Haptics, Notifications, Focus, Screen Time, General, etc.

At the top of the screen, you can see the option to go to your iPhone Profile page. If you can not see your Profile icon or Profile name there, you are not logged in to your account. Next, log in to your account with your Apple ID and tap on your Profile picture, and you will be redirected to your Profile page.

Click on Name

Step 2: Tap on the ‘iTunes & App Store’ option

After entering your Profile page, you can see your Apple ID, Name, and profile icon at the top of the screen. There also you can see many options like ‘Name, Phone Numbers, Email’, ‘Password & Security’, ‘Payment & Shipping’, ‘iCloud’, ‘iTunes & App Store’, ‘Share My Location’, ‘Set Up Family Sharing’ and you will also see few of your apps there. Among all of these options, you have to click on the ‘iTunes & App Store’ option to proceed further. 

Tap on the 'iTunes & App Store' option

Step 3: Tap on the ‘Apple ID’ option

After tapping on that ‘iTunes & App Store’ option, the iTunes & App Store page will open where at the bottom, you can see the option Offload Unused Apps, which you can use to uninstall the unused apps.

There are also many toggle options like Use Cellular Data (to turn on the mobile data), Video Autoplay, and In-App Ratings & Reviews. In the AUTOMATIC DOWNLOADS section, you can see the toggle options like Music, Apps, Books & Audiobooks, and Updates.

At the top of the screen, you can see your Apple ID, which is applicable for all purchases. Hit on your app Apple ID, whose text is blue.

Click on Apple ID

Step 4: Click on the ‘View Apple ID’ option

After tapping on the Apple ID option, a pop-up menu will appear containing some options like Sign Out, which you can use to sign out from your account; iForgot, if you forget your account password, then you can use this option; View Apple ID and Cancel. Here tap on the View Apple ID option.

Click on the 'View Apple ID' option

Step 5: Tap on the ‘Subscriptions’ option

After tapping on the View Apple ID option, the Account Settings page will open, where you can see your Apple ID at the top. Some basic settings options are there: Manage Payments, Country/Region, Add Funds to Apple ID, Ratings and Reviews, Personalized Recommendations, Subscriptions, and Purchase History.

Here tap on the Subscriptions option. After that, if you see nothing on the Subscriptions page, you have not bought any subscriptions. However, it will show there if you have purchased the Apple News + Subscription. 

Tap on the 'Subscriptions' option

Step 6: See All the ACTIVE Subscriptions list

After clicking on the Subscriptions option, you will be redirected to the Subscriptions page, where you can see all of your ACTIVE and EXPIRED subscribed apps separated into two sections. For example, you might see only the ACTIVE section if no app subscription is expired.

Still, if any app subscription is expired, then in the EXPIRED section, the Name of the app, the Subscription’s duration, and the Subscription’s expiry date will be shown. In the ACTIVE section, your present subscribed apps will be shown with the plans of term and the next billing date.

Step 7: Tap on the App

If you have subscribed to multiple apps, you must find the Apple News + app in the ACTIVE section whose Subscription you want to cancel. After seeing the app, tap on it, and you will be redirected to the Edit Subscription page of the app.  

Tap on the App

Step 8: Hit the ‘Cancel Subscription’ option

After coming to the Edit Subscription page at the top, you can see your app name under the YOUR SUBSCRIPTION section, the details of the plans under the OPTIONS section, and lastly, at the bottom, you can see the option ‘Cancel Free Trial’. 

Hit the 'Cancel Subscription' option

Step 9: Hit ‘CONFIRM’

After clicking on it, another pop-up will come to CONFIRM, NOT NOW. Tap CONFIRM and your Subscription will automatically cancel, and you will lose access to the app and the remaining free trial time immediately. Further, you can rebuy the Subscription, but you can not reactivate this free trial.

Tap on 'CONFIRM'

The Bottom Lines:

iPhone users must know that when they buy any subscription, they can do it from the App Store and the iPhone Settings at the time of unsubscribing the app. Hopefully, after reading this article, you can unsubscribe from the Apple News + app from the iTunes & App Store section.

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