How To Cancel ESPN Plus

Subscription services — such as streaming platforms, beauty and lifestyle boxes, and food delivery — can come in handy. However, each one does cost money. If you’re looking to cut down on your expenses, monthly or annual subscription services can be a good place to start. If you’re interested in canceling ESPN Plus, here’s how to do it.

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What Is ESPN Plus?

ESPN Plus is a streaming subscription service that offers exclusive, on-demand streaming of live sports and events. You can catch soccer, golf, UFC, baseball, college basketball, and more with one subscription. Beyond that, you can tap into an extensive database of studio shows, series, select films, game replays, pay-per-view programming, articles, and fantasy sports tools. Then you can watch all of it from your smart television, phone, tablet, or computer.

ESPN Plus has more than 17 million monthly subscribers. Unfortunately, ESPN Plus does not give you access to traditional TV ESPN networks or any of their content.

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How Much Does ESPN Plus Cost?

ESPN Plus offers a wide range of content for $6.99/month, which is significantly cheaper than other services out there. Annual subscribers can access the service for $69.99 per year, which amounts to 15% savings. You can also bundle ESPN Plus with Disney Plus and Hulu for $13.99 per month.

How to Cancel ESPN Plus on the Web

Whether you are canceling an ESPN subscription or just taking a break, the easiest way to do it is probably from your computer.

Note: Canceling your subscription will not refund any of the money you have already paid. Additionally, any partially used billing periods will be completed before your subscription is deactivated.

To cancel on the web:

  • Go to the ESPN website
  • Locate your profile icon and navigate to the accounts page
  • Log in with your account/subscription details
  • Select Manage
  • Tap Cancel Subscription
  • Confirm cancellation
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How to Cancel ESPN Plus Over the Phone

If you’d like to speak with someone over the phone, you can also cancel your subscription by calling ESPN customer support.

To cancel subscription over the phone:

  • Call (800) 727-1800 to speak to a representative at the ESPN Plus streaming service
  • Share your reason for subscription cancellation and provide your subscription details
    The representative will give you any necessary instructions to process your order
  • Request a confirmation email or letter
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How to Cancel ESPN Plus Over Email

If it seems like a hassle to cancel your ESPN Plus over the phone with a representative, you can also cancel via email.

To cancel subscription over email:

  • Draft an email to [email protected]
  • Include your name, account details, and your cancellation request

How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Google Play Store

If you sign up for ESPN Plus through your Android device or download the app from Google Play Store, here’s how to unsubscribe.

To cancel subscription on Android:

  • Open the Google Play Store app on your Android device
  • Click the Settings app in the top left corner
  • Go to Subscriptions
  • Select ESPN Plus
  • Select Cancel Subscription from the drop-down menu

How to Cancel ESPN Plus on iOS

Easily cancel your ESPN Plus subscription through your Apple device.

To cancel subscription on iOS:

  • Go to Settings on your iOS device
  • Select General
  • Tap View Apple ID (sign in if necessary)
  • Go to your profile and choose Subscriptions
  • Select ESPN+ Subscription
  • Choose Cancel Subscription
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Additional Information

Note that when canceling ESPN Plus, you will not lose access to the service immediately. You will have access to the service until the end of your current billing cycle.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get ESPN Plus without a TV provider?

With live TV streaming services, you can watch ESPN Plus on the web and using your mobile device.

How can I get a free trial period with ESPN Plus?

Verizon allows customers to receive free ESPN Plus, Disney Plus, and Hulu bundle services with their new “Parameter Bundle.” You will need to provide your payment method if you’d like to access ESPN Plus beyond the trial period.

Can I pause my ESPN Plus subscription?

ESPN Plus does not offer a temporary subscription suspension like other streaming services, such as Netflix. Instead, you’ll need to cancel your subscription and reactivate it when you are ready.

Can I reactivate a subscription?

Yes. To reactivate an ESPN subscription, head to ESPN.com, log in with your personal information, and resubscribe.

Trying to cut down on other monthly expenses? Find out how to cancel your Spotify Premium subscription here. 

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