So, you want to know how to cancel the Netflix account when you do not want to use it any longer. Right!
I have seen many people use it just for a try and then they get stuck in canceling Netflix account.
Obviously, Netflix is worth watching but what if you have no plans to watch due to busy work and personal life.
In this article, I will be going to share with you how you can successfully cancel your Netflix subscription in simple steps. This also includes a free trial Netflix subscription.
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How To Cancel Netflix Account?
This is the most effective method for canceling Netflix account even though you are using the free trial account.
- Open Netflix and Sign in.
- Click on your profile or profile photo on the upper-right corner.
- Go to the Account option.
- Click on the grey button “Cancel Membership”.
- Tap on the “Finish Cancellation” button.
You will receive a cancellation confirmation email notification with a few information related to your subscription.
You can use this method on your iPhone, T.V, iPad and Android phone.
If you are using a browser then use this link Netflix.com/CancelPlan and complete the membership cancellation process.
Important: Deleting your profile will not stop billing. Netflix will keep charging you even if you delete your profile. You need to cancel the membership/subscription to stop the billing.
Make sure to check whether there is any DVD plan with your subscription. If it is there then do not forget to cancel the DVD plans if you cancel the subscription completely.
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How To Cancel Your Netflix Subscription Through iPhone (iTunes)?
Many iPhone users find challenges in canceling Netflix subscription. They try different methods and later they end up doing nothing. So, for them here are the effective steps iPhone users need to follow.
- Go to the iPhone settings (Tap on Gear icon on your iPhone).
- Select iTunes & App Store
- Go to your Apple ID.
- Tap on View Apple ID.
- Then, you need to select the “Subscription” option.
- Tap on “Netflix” and “Cancel Subscription”.
- Tap on Confirm.
If you are not able to see your subscription, the alternative way is to visit Netflix.com, sign in to your account. Go to your profile and cancel your Netflix account.
How Do I Cancel Netflix Account Through App?
You can use your phone app to cancel the subscription. A few steps you need to follow and it will be done.
- Open the Netflix App
- Tap on the “More” option (three lines) on the bottom.
- Select the “Account” option. You will be redirected to the Netflix web page.
- You will see your membership and billing information. Scroll down a little down to find the “Cancel Membership” option and tap on it.
- Tap on “Finish Cancellation”.
You will see the confirmation with an option to restart membership. You can continue using Netflix until the last day of subscription.
Cancel Netflix Subscription On TV
If you are using a Smart TV then you can use a browser and go to Netflix website and sign to your account.
Go to your account option and cancel the subscription.
This method works when you buy the subscription directly from Netflix.
If in case you got the subscription from the T.V channel network then, you need to contact your TV network operator and request to cancel the Netflix subscription.
How To Cancel Netflix On PS4
Many people use PlayStation 4 to watch Netflix on TV. I will get you through the steps on how you can cancel your Netflix account/subscription if you no longer want to use it.
- Open Netflix on the PS4 screen.
- Go to the arrow sign featured at the top right corner using your stick. If you did not find this option then go to the Menu.
- Go to the account option and select cancel membership.
- Select “Cancel Membership” and you are done.
As I have shared with you, the best method to unsubscribe from the Netflix account is through visiting the Netflix website.
How To Cancel Netflix Subscription Through Google Play?
This works when you have subscribed to Netflix through Google play.
- Open Google play
- Tap on the Upper left corner where you see the three-line menu icon.
- Select subscriptions.
- Go to Netflix and cancel the subscription.
You will automatically be unsubscribed to Netflix and no longer be charged.
How To Delete Netflix Account
When you cancel Netflix subscription, Netflix keeps your account open (Without Subscription) for a period of 10 months.
If there is no activity then the account automatically gets deleted.
If in case, you want to delete your Netflix account and don’t want to wait for 10 months, then you can write an email to (Netflix) at [email protected].
Use the email address that is associated with your Netflix account and mention Delete my Netflix account in the subject line.
How To Remove Card Details From Netflix?
The Netflix app and website does not have an option to remove card details manually. You need to contact the customer care service and get your card details removed from your Netflix account. You can have this done through call or through the chat option.
If you are using Netflix service from a third party then you need to contact them directly and place a request to delete payment information.
I Cannot Cancel Netflix Subscription
This happened with many Netflix users. The most common reason why a user is not able to find an option to cancel Netflix account is because, they may have subscribed through third-party.
The best way to cancel a subscription from third-party is by contacting them through email or call.
It’s better to call them so that you get more information and may get an opportunity to cancel the subscription over the phone itself.
How To Delete A Netflix Profile?
Netflix allows you to add up to five profiles. But what if you want to delete a profile? This situation comes when you want to add someone else or you don’t want someone to use your subscription or maybe some other thing.
To delete a profile is pretty simple.
You can use your Phone or T.V or a computer to remove the profile.
Delete a Netflix profile from Phone
- Open the Netflix app and log in.
- On the lower right corner tap on “More”.
- Select Manage Profile
- Select the profile you want to delete and tap on “Delete”. Tap on “Yes” to confirm.
The process is simple. It takes 2 minutes to delete a profile that you don’t want to keep.
Delete a Netflix profile from a web browser
- Go to the Netflix website and login to your account.
- Go to the upper right corner and click on your profile.
- Select manage profile
- Click on the profile you want to delete.
- Click on “Delete profile” and confirm.
Delete a Netflix profile from TV
The TV has different options to add or delete profiles on Netflix. You may not find the same option in all the TV.
Most probably you will find the option on the menu especially in the settings.
You can also select your profile on your TV and see the other profiles. There, you may find the option to delete the profile.
Canceling a Netflix account can be tricky but the ideas that I have shared with you are effective.
I have mentioned almost all the useful methods that you can use to cancel your subscription at Netflix.
If you still find a challenge then I would highly advise you to cancel it through a web browser using the method that I have discussed in this article. And yes, if you are using Netflix from a third-party company then it’s better if you contact them. You may not be able to cancel the subscription from the app or browser.
If you are using a 30 days free trial account and you no longer want to use it then, cancel it three days before the trial period ends.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS).
Can I rejoin Netflix?
Yes, you can. Netflix keeps the account active for 10 months. If you change your mind and want to come back to Netflix then you have a chance to go back.
You will see all your preferences as soon as you join Netflix back.
What is the Netflix alternative?
The one option other than Netflix is Amazon Prime. Though Netflix is popular among the people because of their online series and Blu Ray DVD options, Amazon has its own popularity among the set of people.
Amazon also launches an online series and option to watch HD movies. If you love to watch online series then you will definitely love it.
What is the most effective way of canceling Netflix subscription?
Visit the Netflix website and cancel the subscription from there itself. If you are using app then you may be redirected to the website.
I have taken a Netflix subscription from third-party. What to do now?
You will need to contact your third-party service provider. The best way is to call them or visit the nearest center.
How to delete Netflix recent history?
You can use this when you do not want to keep your watched history to be seen on your account.
- Select the profile of which you want to delete the viewing history.
- Go to the “Account”.
- Go to My Profile and then click on My Activity.
- Click on the “Hide All” button.
Once you delete the history, it cannot be undone. All the history will be deleted permanently.
How to cancel the Netflix free trial account?
The trial account gives the option to use Netflix for free for 30 days. You can cancel the subscription anytime within the free period of time.
It’s better to cancel the account three days prior to safety. They do send the reminder email three days prior.
Simply open the Netflix and go to the account section and cancel the subscription. If you are unable to do it, then you need to visit the website and log in. You will find an option from there.