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How To Disable Apple Music’s Auto-Renewal

Apple Music was launched on Tuesday, and every user will be getting a free three-month trial to enjoy the service. If you have signed up for Apple’s music streaming service, then you will have also been asked to select between an individual plan and family plan. However, there’s a small catch that you need to know here, and that is that Apple will automatically bill you for the fourth month on the day your plan expires. Apple already has your credit card details, and thus billing won’t be that hard.

How To Disable Apple Music's Auto-Renewal

It is likely that you enjoy the service right now, but it is possible that in the future you might think this service is not for you, or you might even forget about it during the trial period. However, even if you stop using it, Apple will still charge the renewal fees on the day your free plan expires. Here’s how to keep Apple from auto-renewing your Apple Music service.

How to cancel Apple Music subscription auto renewal

For those on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Step 1: Launch the Music app on your iOS device.

Step 2: Tap on the person icon from the top-left corner of the screen and then sign in with your Apple ID and password if you are not already signed-in.

Step 3: Tap on View Apple ID.

Step 4: Scroll down a little, and then tap on “Manage” under Subscriptions.

Step 5: Next, tap on “Your Membership” for Apple Music.

Step 6: On this page, details about your Apple Music membership will be displayed. You will also be able to see when your free trial ends. From here, simply toggle “Automatic Renewal” to OFF.

For those on Windows or Mac
Step 1: Launch iTunes on your Windows or Mac. Click on the person icon displayed on the top-right of the window.

Step 2: From this drop-down, click on “Account Info.”

Step 3: From the next screen, scroll down to the Settings section, and next to Subscriptions, click on “Manage.”

Step 4: Click on the “Edit” button next to your membership and set Automatic Renewal to OFF.

So that’s how you can disable Apple Music’s auto-renewal.