You might have seen some of the sites like Jotform using subscription offers. Where you can subscribe for their plan using PayPal or credit card for monthly recurring payment. It debits your PayPal account every month or on specific payment cycle every time and suppose you want to cancel it, you don’t find any option to cancel recurring PayPal subscription. I was having a similar issue where there is no cancellation option on my Jotform account to cancel PayPal Subscriptions. I was being charged every 7 days & finally, I found the way to cancel PayPal subscription payment.

Cancel PayPal SubscriptionThis is not only limited to Jotform, but similar services are available where merchant creates a PayPal subscription & users can subscribe to specific plans. Some sites sell membership offers, some of them sell services using PayPal recurring subscription. You will learn how you can easily cancel Paypal automatic payment that is being charged to you again and again.

By Cancelling unwanted subscription that you no longer use, you can save a little amount but gradually you are saving a huge amount.

How to Cancel Monthly Subscription from PayPal:

  • Go to PayPal and log in to your Paypal account.
  • Now you will see “Profile” at the top of the page, click on profile.
  • Select the “My Money” option from your profile page.
How to Cancel PayPal Recurring Payments
How to Cancel Subscription

You have to go to “my Pre-approved payments” options and select the update option. ( My pre-approved payments option is used to manage all your automatic PayPal payments, PayPal Subscription Payments and instalment plan payments that you have added for recurring or Paypal billing cycle. Cancelling Pre-approved Payments from PayPal From merchant option, you have to go for the merchant, you want to cancel. I have an active subscription of Jotform, so I selected it from the merchant list of my Paypal account. Cancel PayPal Subscription It will display al details of your subscription for recurring payment. If you want to cancel the subscription, you can directly choose to cancel PayPal payment option from cancel subscription button. It will Stop Payment on PayPal Transaction for that merchant and your billing will be cancelled for that merchant. You would not be charged next time. You will receive cancellation confirmation at the top as a notification. Subscription successfully cancelled

Check out the video tutorial on how to cancel your Paypal subscription payment for any service from your Paypal account. Hope this video would be helpful for you.

Alternatively, you can also request your merchant to cancel your subscription from their side, they will also cancel your subscription from their recurring payment dashboard of Paypal account.

If you don’t have a PayPal account & your card is charged every month from PayPal, you can also contact PayPal official customer support to cancel subscriptions on PayPal.

How to contact PayPal Customer Support:

  1. Go to the PayPal website.
  2. Click Help at the top of the page.
  3. Click Call customer support.
  4. Click You can always Call us as a Guest.

Please note that after canceling a payment, subscription, or automatic billing agreement, you are still required to pay the merchant for the goods or services you received. A subscription can be cancelled up until the day before the next scheduled payment in order for you not to be charged.

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[Updated: 28-01-2021]