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In a perfect world, we would all be able to subscribe to our preferred channels forever without having to pay. In reality however, sometimes we have problems with payment methods, financial instability, or we our interests change, and we would not like to pay for something we do not utilize. Subscribing to channels, apps, video sites and livestreaming is a great way to support your favorite content or app creator for only a few bucks per month. In fact, certain streamers will even give you a shoutout live on air if you subscribe while they are airing.
The option to subscribing is a large, gleaming button right on the front of the channel page whereas the option to cancel your paid subscription is much harder to find and this is not much of a surprise to anyone. Twitch subscriptions that cost $4.99 a month per channel, you might not want to give your support indefinitely. Now, if you feel like canceling your subscription these are the steps you need to follow.
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Twitch that was bought by Amazon in 2014 is an online video streaming platform and a great community for gamers and gaming fans. It has now over one million streamers. Twitch offers free access including ads and quite a few other restrictions, so a lot of people decide to choose its paid subscription – are monthly charges which, unless specified, will continue to renew. It is an app that is supported by streamers’ subscriptions, donations, and ads.
Your benefits of subscribing will last until your next billing date even if you cancel your subscription. If you subscribed to someone that uses Twitch on your android device, then you will need to unsubscribe using that device and if you subscribed to someone using Twitch on your computer or laptop then you will need to unsubscribe from that device, respectively. However, subscription made through Iphone’s can not be cancelled, they will simply expire if you do not renew them.
How to unsubscribe from desktop.
- The first step in order to unsubscribe is to access your subscriptions by going to the top right-hand side of any Twitch page and clicking on your Avatar picture then selecting ‘Subscriptions’ from the dropdown menu.
- Next, when you see the cog symbol next to the subscription you would like to cancel click on it and then click on ‘Don’t Renew Subscription’.
- After you have clicked “Don’t Renew Subscription”, the following page will open, allowing you to choose the reason for canceling. Choose the reason that suits you and then click on “Don’t Renew Subscription.”
- Once you have clicked on ‘Don’t Renew Subscription’, you will be directed towards a page that will allow you to choose the reason for canceling. You can choose your reason accordingly and then again click on ‘Don’t Renew Subscription’.
- After doing this, you will have successfully canceled your subscription and now you will see that your subscription states a ‘sub end date’ in which your subscription will expire alongside its benefits that include channels emotes and the subscription badge. If you in the future ever wish to resubscribe at some point, you may do so after your subscription ending date.
How to unsubscribe from Twitch on mobile (android).
- Open the Twitch app on your android device and then sign into your account.
- Find the channel you want to unsubscribe from and open it.
- Now that you have navigated to the page you want to unsubscribe from, you will se the subscribed button.
- Tap on that ‘subscribed’ button.
- You will be shown an option that says ‘cancel subscription’ only if you have subscribed to the channel through this app.
- Tap on ‘cancel subscription’ and then tap it again to unsubscribe from the channel you want to and voila you are done.
That is how easy and simple it is.
How to Unsubscribe on Twitch with an iPhone.
- Open the Twitch app on your iPhone and then sign into your twitch account.
- Open your profile by tapping on your avatar.
- On the top right-hand side of the screen, you will see a setting cog icon, tap on it and choose ‘subscriptions’ an option shown at the bottom of the screen.
- Select your subscriptions from your active subs by scrolling through them and remove the one you want.
- Unsubscribe by selecting the “Don’t Renew” choice. This will make sure that you are not charged at the starting of your next month. You will not be given a refund on any remaining days and your subscription will last through the month.
Can you get a refund after canceling your subscription?
A lot of people wonder whether it is possible to get a refund after canceling their Twitch subscription. According to the terms of sale of Twitch, the answer you get is no, you cannot get a refund as the terms state that ‘cancellations are not permitted after a purchase, and [that Twitch] do not offer any refunds or credits, including, without limitation, fees for Subscription Services.’
So, think wisely and carefully before you decide to subscribe to a channel as you will not be able to request a refund of your money.
Cost of Twitch Subscriptions per month.
- Tier 1 – $4.99
- Tier 2 – $9.99
- Tier 3 – $24.99