How to Cancel Discovery Plus

Posted by in Save Money | Updated on August 26, 2022

Discovery Plus offers on-demand streaming of many television series. Like many other subscription services, it is easy to sign up. However, if you decide you no longer want the service, you may not find it as simple to unsubscribe because the procedure depends on what device you used to sign up. Read on to learn how to cancel Discovery Plus.

What is Discovery Plus?

Discovery Plus (often written as discovery+) is a media streaming service from U.S.-based broadcaster Discovery Inc. The service allows users to watch many shows on Discovery Inc.’s television channels. 

The list of Discovery Inc.’s channels includes TLC, Investigation Discovery (ID), and the Food Network among others. The available shows are mostly reality television and docuseries. 

How to Cancel Discovery Plus Explained

The process of how to cancel Discovery Plus is a bit different depending on what device you are using. You should use the same method or device to cancel the subscription that you used to sign up.

How to Cancel Discovery Plus Online

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up directly using the discovery+ website:

  1. Log in to your Discovery Plus account on the website
  2. Open the dropdown menu 
  3. Select “Account” 
  4. Click “Manage Your Account” 
  5. Scroll to the section marked Plans
  6. Click the “Cancel” button

There are no refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. There are also no cancellation fees or charges.

How to Cancel Discovery Plus on Android

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up using Google Play on an Android device:

  1. Open the Google Play app
  2. Open the profile menu (the button is on the top right side of the screen)
  3. Look for “Payments & subscriptions“, then select it
  4. Tap “Subscriptions
  5. Choose “discovery+” 
  6. Tap the button labeled “Cancel Subscription”

You won’t be charged any cancellation fees or charges. You will also not receive any refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. 

How to Cancel Discovery Plus on iOS

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up using the Apple App store on an iOS device:

  1. Open the Apple App Store 
  2. Use your Apple ID to sign in
  3. Scroll until you get to Subscriptions 
  4. Tap the button labeled “Manage
  5. Select discovery+ 
  6. Choose “Edit
  7. Tap “Cancel Subscription”.

There are no refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. There are also no cancellation fees or charges.

How to Cancel Discovery Plus on Amazon Fire TV

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up using Amazon subscriptions:

  1. Using a web browser, log in to your Amazon account
  2. Select “Digital Content and Devices,” 
  3. Click the button labeled “Your Apps
  4. Choose “Your Subscriptions” from the options in the sidebar on the left side of the screen
  5. Select discovery+ 
  6. Click “Cancel“.

You won’t be charged any cancellation fees or charges. You will also not receive any refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. 

How to Cancel Discovery Plus on Apple TV

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up using Apple TV:

  1. Open the Settings menu of your Apple TV
  2. Choose the “Users & Accounts” option
  3. Select the account you want to cancel
  4. Choose “Subscriptions
  5. Pick discovery+ 
  6. Confirm your choice by selecting “Cancel”.

There are no refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. There are also no cancellation fees or charges.

How to Cancel Discovery Plus on Roku

Use the instructions below to cancel your Discovery Plus subscription if you signed up using a Roku set-top box:

  1. Use your Roku remote to navigate to the Home screen
  2. Using the directional pad (large button in the center of the remote shaped like a + sign), highlight the channel tile for discovery+ (or the Roku Channel)
  3. Open the Options menu for the channel you picked (press the Star button on the remote)
    • For discovery+: choose Manage Subscription. This will show additional options
    • For the Roku Channel: choose Manage Subscriptions. It will show a list of all the Premium Subscriptions on The Roku Channel. Choose discovery+
  4. Select Cancel Subscription. A message will appear to tell you how long you will still have access after canceling
  5. Confirm your choice by selecting Cancel Subscription
  6. Select the button labeled Done.

You won’t be charged any cancellation fees or charges. You will also not receive any refunds for canceling your discovery+ subscription. Instead, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the billing period during which you canceled. 

Canceling Discovery Plus from a Third-Party

You can cancel Discovery Plus through the website if you signed up directly on the website. 

If you are paying for Discovery Plus through a third-party service, such as Apple, Google Play, or Amazon for example, then you need to cancel your subscription through the same service. 

However, note that this does not apply to the device you most often use to watch Discovery plus. It is possible to, for example, sign up using the Apple App Store but watch on a computer by logging into your account. 

When the time comes to cancel, you must, in this case, use the Apple App Store to end your subscription. The instructions given above will help you cancel for many of the most popular third-party subscription providers(Roku, Apple, Google, and Amazon).

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Final Thoughts 

There are several methods of how to cancel Discovery Plus. You will not receive a refund but you will continue to have access to the service until the end of the last billing period. There are no fees or cancellation charges. You need to cancel Discovery Plus using the same method you used to sign up.


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