How to Cancel ESPN+

Updated on January 7, 2024
At a Glance:
  • ESPN Plus is an online streaming platform that allows subscribers to watch live U.S. and international sports events as well as access on-demand sports documentaries.

  • To cancel ESPN Plus, you can use the ESPN Plus website by logging into your account, selecting “Manage,” and clicking on “Cancel Subscription.”

  • Alternatively, you can contact ESPN Customer Support over the phone.

  • If you signed up through a third-party provider, such as Google Play or Apple App Store, follow their respective cancellation methods.

  • Please note that ESPN Plus does not offer refunds or credits for partially used billing periods.
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    Streaming is a very convenient way to watch all your favorite sports events and media coverage at an affordable price. However, the cost of a streaming subscription can sometimes be unwanted. If you no longer want your subscription but you’re not sure how to cancel ESPN+, read on.

    What is ESPN+?

    ESPN+ is the online streaming platform for the ESPN cable channel. A subscription to ESPN+ lets you watch many different U.S. and international sports events live. In addition, you get on-demand access to hundreds of films from the ESPN Originals collection of sports documentaries.

    How to Cancel ESPN+ Online

    It is easy to figure out how to cancel ESPN+ using the ESPN+ website. Use this method to cancel if you signed up for your subscription directly on the website.

    Follow the steps below to cancel your subscription using a web browser on your computer:

    1. Navigate to the ESPN+ billing page (https://secure.web.plus.espn.com/billing/subscription).
    2. If you are not already logged in to your account, enter your ESPN+ username and password.
    3. Click the button labeled Log In.
    4. Select Manage.
    5. Click Cancel Subscription.
    6. Confirm that you want to cancel your subscription when the prompt message appears.

    ESPN+ does not offer refunds or credits for partially used billing periods. Instead, after you have confirmed the cancellation, you will still be able to use ESPN+ for the rest of the subscription period you paid for. After that, you will not be charged and you will no longer have access.

    How to Cancel ESPN+ Over the Phone

    Another option you can use to cancel ESPN+ is to contact the customer care center by phone. Simply call ESPN Customer Support on 1(800) 727-1800. The customer service agent will guide you through the process of how to cancel ESPN+.

    You can use this method if you signed up for your subscription directly with ESPN and not via a third-party service such as the Apple App Store, Google Play, Roku, or your cable company.

    ESPN+ does not offer refunds or credits for partially used billing periods. After you have confirmed the cancellation, you will still be able to use ESPN+ for the rest of the subscription period you paid for. After that, you will not be charged and you will no longer have access.

    How to Cancel ESPN+ Online on a Smartphone

    f you signed up for ESPN+ through your smartphone’s app store (Google Play or Apple App Store), then you need to use the method that those third-party services provide for canceling payments. 

    These methods are explained in detail in the section below on how to cancel ESPN+ online from third-party providers.

    Please note that ESPN+ does not offer refunds or credits for partially used billing periods. Instead, after you have confirmed the cancellation, you will still be able to use ESPN+ for the rest of the subscription period you paid for. After that, you will not be charged and you will no longer have access.

    How to Cancel ESPN+ Online from Third-Party Providers

    If you signed up for ESPN+ using any method other than directly with ESPN, then you will need to use the same method to cancel. For example, if you signed up through Google Play, then you can only cancel using Google Play—you cannot use the ESPN+ website.

    Listed below are the instructions for canceling ESPN+ through various third-party providers. Follow the instructions for the service you used to sign up for ESPN+.

    Cancel ESPN+ on Android

    This method works if you signed up for ESPN+ using Google Play and you are billed for it through Google Play.

    1. Open the Google Play app.
    2. Tap the menu icon.
    3. Select Subscriptions.
    4. Choose your ESPN+ subscription.
    5. Select Cancel subscription.
    6. Confirm your cancellation when the prompt message appears.

    Cancel ESPN+ on iPhone

    This method works if you signed up for ESPN+ using the Apple App Store and you are billed for it through the Apple App Store.

    1. Open the device’s Settings menu.
    2. Tap your name at the top of the screen.
    3. Select iTunes & App Store.
    4. Navigate to Subscriptions and tap to open the menu.
    5. Tap the ESPN+ icon.
    6. Tap Cancel Subscription.

    Cancel ESPN+ with Roku

    This method works if you signed up for ESPN+ using Roku and you are billed for it through Roku.

    1. Navigate to the Roku website using a web browser.
    2. If you are not already signed in to your Roku account, enter your Roku username and password.
    3. Click Manage your subscriptions.
    4. Scroll until you find ESPN+ under Active Subscriptions.
    5. Use the options provided to cancel your ESPN+ subscription.

    The list of third-party providers covered above does not include all the ways that you could have signed up for ESPN+; for example as part of a cable package. 

    For all third-party providers, the only way to cancel your ESPN+ subscription is to contact the provider directly and use the process they have in place for canceling subscriptions.

    Keep in mind ESPN+ does not offer refunds or credits for partially used billing periods. After you have confirmed the cancellation, you will still be able to use ESPN+ for the rest of the subscription period you paid for. After that, you will not be charged and you will no longer have access.

    Reactivating Your ESPN+ Account

    Even after you’ve cancelled ESPN+, your account details are preserved indefinitely. This makes it easy to reactivate your account whenever you choose. Simply follow the initial steps mentioned earlier, and when prompted, select the option to renew your subscription. Ensure you verify the subscription plan and provide the necessary payment information.

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    Final Thoughts 

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

    Canceling ESPN+ FAQ

    Below, you will find some common questions about canceling your ESPN+ subscription, as well as related topics, and their answers.

    Why Am I Having Trouble Canceling My ESPN+ Subscription?

    To cancel your ESPN+ subscription, you need to use the same method you initially subscribed with. If you’re encountering issues on the ESPN+ website, perhaps you subscribed via a different platform. If you’re uncertain about how you subscribed, it’s a good idea to contact ESPN+ support via email.

    If I Delete My ESPN Profile, Will It End My ESPN+ Subscription?

    No, it won’t. Your ESPN+ subscription and your ESPN profile are two separate entities. Removing your profile won’t impact your ESPN+ subscription.

    How Can I Keep Disney Plus but Terminate Hulu and ESPN+?

    If you have the bundled subscription that includes Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus, you can’t cancel the services individually. The solution? Terminate the entire bundle and then sign up solely for Disney Plus.

    How Do I Modify My ESPN+ Subscription Plan?

    To change your current subscription plan, navigate to your account settings on the ESPN+ website. Here you can upgrade, downgrade, or make modifications based on available plans.

    Is There a Free Trial for ESPN+?

    ESPN+ occasionally offers free trials for new subscribers. However, promotions change over time, so it’s recommended to check their official website or contact customer support for the most up-to-date information.

    What Devices Support ESPN+ Streaming?

    ESPN+ is compatible with a wide range of devices including smartphones, tablets, desktop browsers, streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV, and game consoles such as Xbox and PlayStation. For a full list, visit the ESPN+ website’s device compatibility section.

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