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How to Cancel YouTube Music (Quick Solution 2022)

YouTube music, a recently launched feature of YouTube is a game changer in live-streaming music. It has over more than 70 million official songs for you to enjoy. 

It uses a tailored approach to show you the best playlist as per your interest using Google’s algorithm. But we are here to guide you through a step-by-step process of how to cancel youtube music

Wondering why? Being such a wide platform it’s impossible that youtube music doesn’t have anything to your liking. But it’s possible that it may not be a good fit for you or you don’t want to use its features anymore. 

Whatever the reason may we will guide you through a straightforward process of doing it.

How to Cancel YouTube Music on iPhone 

For iPhone users, the process of cancelling youtube music is identical to android.

Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Log in to your YouTube music account.
  2. Tap on the profile picture.
  3. Select YouTube Music Premium after tapping on Paid Membership.
  4. Click Deactivate.
  5. Next, tap on Pause.
  6. Click on Continue to Cancel.
  7. Select a reason for cancellation.
  8. Tap yes, and cancel to confirm cancellation.

Next, let’s see how you can cancel the subscription on android.

How to Cancel YouTube Music on Android

It is easy even to manage your subscription on android. And the process of cancellation is quite identical to iPhone.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the YouTube Music app on your phone.
  2. Tap on the profile picture.
  3. Next, click Paid Membership.
  4. Choose YouTube Music Premium.
  5. Click Deactivate.
  6. Tap on Continue to Cancel.
  7. Choose a reason.
  8. Click Yes to confirm Cancel.

Moving ahead let’s see how to cancel the premium.

How to Cancel YouTube Premium

YouTube premium can be cancelled, pause or resume anytime during the paid membership duration.

Follow the steps below to cancel your YouTube Premium:

  1. Go to YouTube Paid Memberships on your browser.
  2. Next, click on Manage Membership.
  3. Click Deactivate.
  4. Tap Continue to Cancel.
  5. Select your reason for cancellation.
  6. At last tap Yes, Cancel for confirmation.

Next, let’s go through the steps of cancelling the free trial of YouTube music.

How to Cancel YouTube Music Free Trial 2022

Cancelling a YouTube Music free trial is quite easy you just need to follow the steps below:

  1. Go to membership on your browser.
  2. Next, click on Purchases and Membership.
  3. Navigate to the Membership section and select Manage Membership associated with your YouTube Premium free trial.
  4. When the section expands, find the date when your free trial ends and click on Deactivate next to it.
  5. When the pop-up appears click Continue to Cancel.
  6. Choose a reason for the cancellation.
  7. Click Yes, Cancel to confirm the cancellation.
  8. The next window appears showing that youtube premium has been cancelled.
  9. You’re done!

Cancellation steps are easy but what if you are unable to cancel the youtube premium even after following the steps? No worries, we have got you covered. 

Further, let’s go through the steps to overcome the issue if you are unable to cancel your subscription.

Can’t Cancel YouTube Premium

If you face trouble cancelling your YouTube Premium or a channel membership, don’t worry. Go through these steps to verify that you have cancelled your membership:

Steps to Follow if you have issues cancelling:

  1. Restart your app or reload your Web browser again and try cancelling. 
  2. Go for another browser or try doing it on an incognito window. 
  3. Try logging in to another device and then try cancelling again. 

Steps to verify successful cancellation:

  1. Search for a notification in your mail. 
  2. Check the paid membership section in your account to find out if there’s any end date mentioned for your subscription.

Note: Even after being notified of the cancellation of your subscription you’ll still retain the access until the end of your billing cycle in case of paid membership. The access is denied as soon as you cancel your free trial. For checking the end date of your membership you can visit YouTube Paid Memberships

FAQs: How to Cancel YouTube Music 

Why can I not cancel YouTube Music?

You just need to go to a paid membership, and from there you can easily manage the subscription by simply pausing or deleting it. But if you still are not able to cancel youtube music restart or reload your app or browser or try doing it from other devices. 

How do you stop recurring payments on YouTube?

You can simply cancel your membership by going to paid membership section in your account and there will be no recurring payments on YouTube.

How do I remove my credit card from YouTube?

To remove credit cards from YouTube login to your account→ select settings→  click history and privacy and then manage credit cards→  you’ll see a list of all the associated credit cards→  click on X next to the card you want to remove.

How do I contact Google YouTube Music?

For contacting Google go to and sign in. Select Contact Us under Need more help at the bottom. Follow the prompts to email your query. 

Pro tip: It must be remembered that there is no way to get a refund for your YouTube music subscription as per Google Refund Policy unless there was an issue with the services during the billing period.


Now I think it’s clear how to cancel youtube music but remember that, you can also make use of the pause option instead of cancelling your subscription and later on resume the subscription as per your wish or after a specific time as you mentioned while pausing. 

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Anjali Gupta
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Anjali Gupta is a digital marketing enthusiast and content & copywriter. She is also a keen enthusiast of SEO and Paid Media. Being a graduate she always wanted to explore something different and unique other than the basic aspect of marketing.

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