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How to Cancel Snapchat Plus

Cancel Snapchat Plus

If you subscribed to the VIP goodies Snapchat Plus has to offer but don’t want those features anymore, here’s how to cancel your subscription.

Snapchat Plus is like the VIP lounge of Snapchat, where you pay to get cool sunglasses and fancy hats that the regular crowd can’t. Launched in the oh-so-recent past of mid-2022, Snapchat Plus is for those who want to be a bit more snap-happy with some snazzy features the freebie users can only dream of, like pinning your BFF. But let’s say you’ve had your fill of this digital elite club and want to tap out. Fear not, I’m here to guide you through the jungle of how to cancel Snapchat Plus with a map and a sense of humor. Let’s get started!

What Do I Lose by Canceling Snapchat Plus?

For just $3.99 a month, Snapchat Plus turns you into a Snapchat superhero, cape and all (okay, maybe not the cape). While even the free users get plenty of filters and lenses to play around with, the premium membership nets you some extras.

Here’s the lowdown on what you’re enjoying as a Snapchat Plus subscriber:

  • Exclusive Features: It’s like being in a secret club where you get to play with cool toys before anyone else. These features are so new that they still have that new feature smell.
  • Customization Options: Have you ever wanted to give your Snapchat a makeover? Now you can! Change the app icon to match your mood, your outfit, or your pet’s eyes. The possibilities are endless (well, almost).
  • Priority Support: Got a problem? Snapchat Plus users get the VIP treatment. It’s like having a hotline for the Snapchat geniuses.
  • Badge of Honor: Show off your Snapchat Plus status with a special badge. It’s like a digital high-five for your profile.
  • Friend Stats: Have you ever wondered who’s your top Snapchat BFF or who needs a little more snap-love? These stats have got you covered.

Aimed at the Snapchat connoisseurs, Snapchat Plus is perfect for those who want their snapping game to be strong and personalized. It’s part of the “let’s make our platform even fancier for a few bucks” trend in social media, where companies offer premium versions to add some ka-ching to their bank beyond just ads.

If you cancel your Snapchat Plus subscription, you’ll lose access to all of those features. If that’s totally fine by you, read on for the roadmap to financial freedom (at least as far as your Snapchat experience is concerned).

How to Cancel Snapchat Plus on iPhone

If you’ve subscribed to Snapchat Plus on your iPhone, you’ll cancel through the Settings app.

  1. On your iPhone, open Settings and tap on your Apple ID.
    iOS Settings - iCloud ID
  2. Next, tap Subscriptions to access the list of everything you’ve subscribed to through the iOS App Store.
    iOS Settings - iCloud - Subscriptions
  3. Scroll through the list until you find Snapchat, and tap that entry.
    iCloud - Subscriptions - Snapchat
  4. You’ll see your current Snapchat+ subscription, so tap Cancel Subscription.
    Snapchat Plus Cancel Subscription Option
  5. On the confirmation popup, tap Confirm.
    Confirm Cancel Subscription

That’s all there is to it. You’ll keep all the benefits until the expiration date, which will be listed on the subscription page for Snapchat.

How to Cancel Snapchat Plus on Android

The steps to cancel your Snapchat Plus subscription on Android are similar, except you’ll use the Google Play Store instead.

  1. Open the Google Play Store app on your device, and tap your profile icon at the top-right corner.
    Profile icon Google Play
  2. Find and tap Payments & Subscriptions.
    payments and subscriptions
  3. Tap Subscriptions to see a list of the apps and subscriptions you’ve subscribed to. Find Snapchat+ in the list of active subscriptions and tap it.
    App subscriptions Android
  4. At the bottom of the Manage subscription page, tap Cancel subscription.
    Cancel Subscription Android
  5. Select why you’re canceling or the “Decline to answer” option, and tap Continue.
    Reason for Cancellation
  6. In the following popup, tap Cancel subscription to confirm your choice.
    Cancel Subscription Final

Once you’ve reached your next billing date, your subscription will expire, and you’ll lose access to the Snapchat Plus perks.

Wrapping Up Your Time as a Snapchat VIP

And there you have it, folks! You’ve just navigated the mysterious waters of canceling Snapchat Plus. It’s like breaking up with a gym membership but without the guilt of not using it enough. You’ve bravely clicked through menus, faced down the “Are you sure?” prompts with the courage of a lion, and emerged victorious.

Now, you can go back to the regular, down-to-earth world of free Snapchat, where the filters are still plenty, and the badges are… well, non-existent. But hey, you’ll always have the memories and a few extra bucks in your pocket each month to spend on more practical things… like avocado toast. Remember, in the world of social media subscriptions, it’s not “goodbye,” it’s just “see you later… maybe.” Happy snapping!

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