How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription [2023 Latest]

By James Blair Updated on 2023-07-07 / Update for Apple Music Tips

Apple Music offers a 1 month free trial to new subscribers, once the free trial expired, users have to pay $10.99 per month for individual subscriptions. Some subscribers may find out that Apple Music is not suitable for themselves, turning to another streaming music service. The others may get tired of using Apple Music for various reasons.

So what should we do if we want to cancel Apple Music? The answers are all here. Whether you're looking to switch to another music service or simply want to save some money, unsubscribing from Apple Music is a straightforward process. In this article, we'll teach you how to cancel Apple Music on various devices.

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Part 1. Apple Music Subscription Plans: A Quick Introduction

Apple Music is a subscription-based service that allows users to access millions of songs, playlists, and music videos. It's available on iOS, macOS, Windows, Android, and other platforms. With an Apple Music membership, users can listen to ad-free music, download songs for offline listening, and access exclusive content. You can refer to the table below to learn more about the several subscription plans offered by Apple Music.

Apple Music Plan Voice Student Individual Family
Price $4.99/month $5.99/month $10.99/month $16.99/month
Free Trial Period 1 month 1 month 1 month 1 month
Accounts 1 1 1 Up to 6

Part 2. How to Cancel Apple Music via Apple Web Player

How do I cancel Apple Music? First we will introduce a simple and direct way to do this, whether you are using a mobile device or a computer. So let's go straight to the following steps to manage your subscription preferences and avoid any further charges.

how to cancel apple music via web browser

Step 1. Open your web browser and go to the Apple Music website.

Step 2. Sign in to your account using your Apple ID and password.

Step 3. Click on the "For You" tab and hit your profile picture in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Step 4. Select "Account" from the dropdown menu.

Step 5. Scroll down to the "Subscriptions" section and click "Manage".

Step 6. Click "Cancel Subscription" and follow the prompts to confirm.

Part 3. How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription on iPhone/Android

If you don't want to end Apple Music subscription on the web, you can also do the process directly from the app. Please find the detailed steps for canceling your Apple Music membership on both iPhone and Android below.

How to Unsubscribe to Apple Music on iPhone

Step 1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap on your name at the top of the screen.

Step 3. Click on "Subscriptions".

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Step 4. Select "Apple Music".

Step 5. Tap "Cancel Subscription" and follow the on-screen prompts for the confirmation process.

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How to Cancel Apple Music Free Trial on Android

Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on your Android device.

Step 2. Tap on the three-dot menu icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Step 3. Select "Account".

Step 4. Tap "Manage Membership".

Step 5. Click on "Cancel Subscription" and follow the instructions to confirm the process.

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Part 4. How to Unsubscribe from Apple Music on Mac/Windows

Whether you are using a Mac computer or a Windows computer, the process is quite similar to cancel an Apple Music subscription. Let's start by following the required steps to successfully unsubscribe from Apple Music on your computer.

How to Unsubscribe Apple Music on Mac

Step 1. Open the Apple App Store app on your Mac.

Step 2. Click on the "Apple ID" > "Account Settings" option in the menu bar at the top of your screen.

Step 3. Scroll down to the "Manage" section.

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Step 4. Find your Apple Music subscription and click on "Edit".

Step 5. Tap "Cancel Subscription" and follow the prompts to confirm your cancellation.

unsubscribe to apple music mac

How to End Subscription to Apple Music on Windows

Step 1. Open iTunes on your Windows computer.

Step 2. In the menu bar at the top of the screen, click on the "Accounts" section.

Step 3. Select "View My Account" and sign in with your Apple ID if prompted.

Step 4. Scroll down to the "Settings" bar and then click on "Manage".

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Step 5. Once you have found your Apple Music subscription, click the "Edit" button.

Step 6. Hit "Cancel Subscription" and remember to confirm your cancellation.

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Part 5. How to End Apple Music Subscription on Other Apple Devices

Not only on your phone and computer, you can also cancel Apple Music membership directly on other Apple devices, such as Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more. It's important to note that canceling your subscription will stop any future charges, but it will not refund any charges already made. Additionally, if you end your subscription before the end of your current billing cycle, you will still have access to Apple Music until the end of that cycle.

From Apple Watch

how to cancel apple music via apple watch

Step 1. Open the Apple Watch and tap on "App Store" icon.

Step 2. Scroll down and then select "Accounts".

Step 3. Tap on "Subscriptions" and find "Apple Music".

Step 4. Hit "Cancel Subscription" to end your Apple Music membership on your Apple Watch.

From Apple TV

how to cancel apple music via apple tv

Step 1. Open the Settings app on your Apple TV.

Step 2. Select "Users and Accounts" and then choose your account.

Step 3. Click on "Subscriptions" and select "Apple Music".

Step 4. Choose "Cancel Subscription" and confirm the cancellation.

Part 6. How to Keep Apple Songs Forever after Canceling Apple Music

When your subscription expires, all downloaded Apple songs will disappear at the same time. It seems that you have to re-subscribe to Apple Music to listen to your favorite music. But that's not the case if you have AudFree Apple Music Downloader as a good helper. It is specially designed to remove format locks from Apple Music songs and convert them to MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, M4A, M4B formats.

With it, you can keep your downloaded Apple Music locally free forever, even if you cancel your subscription. It also preserves the original quality of your Apple Music songs, so you can enjoy them without any loss in sound quality. Additionally, it allows you to customize the output settings according to your preferences.

AudFree Apple Music Converter

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  • Losslessly bypass format locks from Apple Music songs
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, WAV, AAC, and so on
  • Keep ID3 tags and support adjusting other parameters
  • Work with iTunes tracks, audiobook, Audible and others

How to Keep Apple Songs Forever after Canceling Apple Music

Step 1Stream songs from Apple Music to AudFree Auditior
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Download and install AudFree Apple Music Converter on your computer. Launch it then the iTunes will be turned on automatically at the same time. To load Apple Music songs, please select the downloaded tracks or playlist in iTunes library. Next, directly drag the Apple Music files to the conversion window. Or you can hit the first 'Add' button at the lower left corner of the main page to add the Apple steams.

Step 2Customize output audio format and define other parameters
adjust apple music output settings
Once the Apple Music songs are streamed, hit on the 'audio' icon and next to the 'Convert' button. You'll be navigated to the settings window where you can define the Apple Music format as MP3, AAC, M4A, WAC or any other you like. In addition, the audio quality can be reset by adjusting the codec, channel, sample rate, or bit rate. As a suggestion, it is better to define the bit rate to 320kbps, the sample rate to 48000 Hz to gain the best auditory experience.
Step 3Download and keep Apple songs forever
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When all the preparation above is done, simply click on the big 'Convert' button at the bottom right corner. When the conversion is finished, all Apple Music tracks in the target folder really belong to you. Then just enjoy those high-quality Apple Music streams at any time and anywhere, even you have canceled Apple Music subscription.

Part 7. In Conclusion

Canceling Apple Music subscription is a simple process that can save you money or help you switch to another music streaming service. Whether you're using iPhone, Android, Mac, Windows, Apple Watch or Apple TV, you can easily unsubscribe from Apple Music by following the steps outlined in this article. And if you want to keep your Apple Music songs forever without subscription, you can't miss AudFree Apple Music Converter, an all-in-one assistant.

James Blair

James Blair

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James Blair is an experienced writer and music lover. Reviews and tips on using popular music, like Apple Music, can be found in his articles.

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