How To Cancel iCloud Storage Plan Subscription

Your Quick Answer:

To cancel your iCloud storage plan subscription on your iPhone, go to Settings, tap on your Account name, and click on the iCloud option.

Now go to the Manage Storage option, and tap the Free option from the Change Storage Plan option.

For Mac, click on the Apple icon from the top left corner and tap System Preference.

Tap iCloud, open the iCloud storage section, and tap Manage from the Downgrade option tap Free.

For Windows, download the iCloud app from Microsoft Store and launch it, then open the Storage section and from the Downgrade option, tap Free.

How to Cancel iCloud Storage Plan Subscription on iPhone or iPad:

Follow the below steps:

Step 1: Start Settings app > Tap Account name

If you want to cancel an iCloud storage plan subscription, then to revoke it on an iPhone, you must make changes to the iCloud drive settings. First, open your iPhone and then go to your iPhone Settings, where you can see many general settings like Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Cellular, Personal Hotspot, Bluetooth, etc., and at the top of the screen, you can see the option from which you can go to your Profile.

Click on Name

If you can not see your account/Profile icon, you are signed out of your account. So all you have to do is log in to your account with your Apple ID and tap on your Profile picture, and you will be redirected to your Profile page.

Step 2: Tap on iCloud > Manage Storage

After entering your Profile page, you can see many options like ‘Name, Phone Numbers, Email’, ‘Password & Security’, ‘Payment & Shipping’, and ‘Subscriptions’ at the top of the screen. Below these four options, you can find the options like ‘iCloud’, ‘iTunes & App Store’, and so on. You have to tap on the iCloud option from there.

Click on icloud

After that, you will be redirected to a new screen where at the top how much iCloud storage you have used till now will be shown, and below it, you can see the Manage Storage option; hit on it. You can also see the name of the apps which are using iCloud.

Click on Manage Storage

Step 3: Tap “Storage” > Choose Downgrade > Free

After that, the iCloud storage window will open, where you have to click on the Change Storage Plan option. Then on the new page, your current storage plan and other plans will be showing; tap the Downgrade Options from the bottom of the page.

Change Storage Plan
tap the Downgrade Options

Now the Change Plan window will open where under the CHOOSE DOWNGRADE section, you can see the Free option (Initially, when creating your Apple ID, they give you free 5 GB iCloud storage, which you can extend further by getting their subscriptions). Click on it, and tap Done from the top right corner, and a pop-up menu will come where you have to click on the Downgrade option again.

Click on Free

How to Cancel iCloud Storage Plan Subscription on Mac:

Follow the below steps:

Step 1: Click on Apple icon > System Preferences > Click iCloud

To cancel your iCloud storage plan subscription on Mac, open the files section, and at the top left corner, you can see the Apple icon. Click on it, and a drop-down menu will come containing options like About this Mac, Shutdown, Restart, Sleep, Recent Items, System Preferences, etc.

Click on System Preferences

Hit the System Preferences option, and various options appear on the screen. Click on the Apple ID option from the top right corner of the screen, and a new screen will appear where the details about your Apple ID will be showing. On the left side of the page, you can see many options in a column; click the iCloud option from the list. 

Step 2: Click iCloud Storage > Manage

After that, a new screen will open where at the top of the screen, the apps present on the Mac using iCloud storage will be showing, and at the bottom of the screen, how much iCloud storage you used till now will be showing. Besides it, the Manage option will be showing; hit the option. 

Click on Manage

Step 3: Downgrade Options > Free

After that, another screen will open where you can see the Change Storage Plan at the top right corner. Click on it, and from the bottom left of the screen, tap Downgrade Options and if prompted, sign in with your Apple ID password. After that, on the new screen, tap Free and confirm it to cancel your current subscription and continue with the default 5 GB storage service. 

Click on Free

How to Cancel iCloud Storage Plan Subscription on Windows PC:

Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download and install iCloud for Windows OS

Before downloading iCloud for windows, you must make sure you are using the latest version of windows on your PC. Now open your Microsoft Store on your PC and search for the iCloud app; tap Get to install the app. It takes a few minutes to install based on your internet connection, and when the installation completes, tap on the Launch button to open the app. You can also download the iCloud app from the official Apple website on your Windows PC. 

Step 2: Start the iCloud app and click Storage

After launching the iCloud app, you must sign in to your account using your Apple ID and password. Enter these credentials and tap Sign In, and a two-factor verification code will be sent to your trusted device; enter that code here and tap Continue.

A pop-up menu will come; if you want to send your diagnostic and usage information to Apple, select the Automatically send option, and if you don’t want that, tap Don’t send. You can now see the iCloud Drive, Photos, and Bookmarks options.

At the bottom, you can see how much storage you have used till now, and besides it, the Storage option will be there, tap on it. 

tap on Storage

Step 3: Choose Downgrade > Free

When you enter the Storage page, click on the Downgrade option and if they ask for your Apple ID and password, then provide the general details and proceed ahead. After that, hit the Free option and confirm it again; the Free storage is the 5 GB iCloud storage that Apple provided while creating an Apple ID. 

Click on Free

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