You can access and cancel on your iPad or iPhone all your Apple subscriptions, even the ones you purchased for Mac apps.
Can you count how many apps on your iPad are subscriptions? How many of them don’t you use as often as you used to?
More and more apps in the App Store are switching from freemium to subscription or membership model.
You pay once to unlock advanced features or remove ads in the freemium app. In the subscription-based app, you are paying the monthly or annual fee.
If you are not careful enough you may buy the subscription for, let’s say, $1.99 per month, when you thought you were paying the price once and for all.
You surely know Apple Music, but there are many more apps that offer a subscription-based pricing model. Among the most popular membership apps for iPad and iPhone is Scribd giving unlimited access to millions of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and comics.
Personally I use, besides Apple Music, Bear note-taking app and Life360 family locator.
2 ways to cancel your Apple subscriptions on your iPad or iPhone
1. Use Settings app
To cancel or renew Apple subscriptions on your iPad or iPhone:
- Open Settings app, scroll down to “iTunes & App Store” and tap it.
- Tap your Apple ID on the top (the field with your email address). In the dialog box which will appear, tap “View Apple ID.”
- Scroll down to see “Subscriptions.”
2. Use App Store app
Alternatively, you can use the App Store app.
- Go to the App Store app and tap your profile picture in the top right.
- Tap “Manage Subscriptions.”
You will see all subscriptions you have ever bought on any of your Apple devices, not only the iPad but also Mac.
Active subscriptions are listed on the top, followed by “Expired” – the ones you have already canceled.
To cancel the subscription, tap it, scroll down to see the field with red text saying “Cancel Subscription,” and tap it.
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Top iPad cases and accessories to get in 2019
Based on recommendations from top tech sites and best customer reviews.
Zugu Muse Case for iPad Pro 11 (2018)
Magnet-secured case with 8 stand angles. Wireless Apple Pencil charging support, 5ft drop protection, car industry materials. Also for iPad Pro 12.9 and iPad 9.7.
Average rating: 4.7/5
Anker Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPad 9.7
Premium tempered glass with 9H hardness rating. Retina clarity with 96% transparency, 0.3 mm thickness, and oleophobic coating. Also for iPad Pro models.
Average rating: 4.4/5
Tomtoc Shoulder Bag for iPad 9.7 and iPad Pro 11
Shockproof, padded urban iPad sleeve that’s both slim and lightweight. Main compartment for iPad, external pocket with a pen holder. Comes with an extra shoulder strap.
Average rating: 4.8/5
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