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How to cancel a Twitch subscription on desktop or mobile

Tired of paying Twitch subscriptions? You can end your Twitch payments after your current subscription cycle with the right steps. Here’s what you need to do. We’ll also discuss canceling from mobile, and what to do if you have Twitch Prime or you just want to temporarily disable your account.




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Cancel your Twitch subscription on desktop

If you’re already on your desktop computer, canceling your subscription is a simple process. Here’s where to go.

Step 1: Head to the Subscriptions page on your Twitch account. If you don’t sign in automatically, you’ll have to input your Twitch username and password.

Step 2: Look for the Cog icon in the upper-right corner of the window. Select this to change how your subscription works.

Step 3: You will see options to change your subscription or change how you pay. But if you want to cancel entirely, select Don’t renew subscription.

Choose Don't Renew Subscription.
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Step 4: Twitch will bring up a list of reasons to pick from to indicate why you are canceling. Select whichever you want, then select Don’t renew subscription again. Note the date at the bottom, which shows when you can once again subscribe if you change your mind.

Choose your reason for canceling Twitch.
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Step 5: Keep in mind, Twitch subscription lengths can vary. If you have your account set to renew every three months and you are only one month in, you’ll still have two months left before your subscription is canceled.

How to cancel Twitch on a mobile device

Subscriptions work a bit differently on mobile devices, but you can still quickly cancel them with the right approach. Here's what to do.

Step 1: Open the Twitch app on your mobile device and log in if necessary. Once you are in, select your Profile picture in the upper-left corner.

Step 2: Select Subscriptions.

Twitch Smartphone Susbcriptions.
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Step 3: Your new window will now show your active Twitch subscriptions. Select the subscription that you would like to cancel.

Cancel Twitch Subscription in iOS.
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Step 4: In the new window, you can check your subscription status. To end it, select the Cancel subscription button at the bottom, and confirm.

With your subscriptions cancelled, why not consider becoming a streamer yourself? Here's how to stream on Twitch.

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