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How to cancel my PayPal subscription

Cancelling your PayPal subscription cancels all future scheduled payments of that subscription. A subscription can be cancelled up until the day before the next scheduled payment in order for you not to be charged.

Below are the steps to cancel your PayPal subscription:

Step 1

Log in to your PayPal account at www.paypal.com.

Step 2

Click Profile near the top of the page in the menu.

Step 3

Click My Money.

Step 4

Click Update in the My preapproved payments section.

Click Cancel or Cancel automatic billing and follow the instructions.


It is your responsibility as an account holder to cancel any PayPal subscriptions you no longer wish to keep active. You must do this from within your PayPal account. The steps provided in this document are valid at the time this article was written however if PayPal changes their interface these instructions may not be relevant. You can always call PayPal or check their documentation for the most up-to-date instructions.

Updated on September 29, 2019

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