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If Google Play Music All Access isn't for you, cancelling it is easy

We spend a lot of time talking about how much we're enjoying the Google Play Music All Access subscription service, but it's also important to know how to cancel it if you've given it a try and decided it's not for you. We don't judge, there are several good reasons to not want or need access to Google's music catalog, and that monthly fee adds up if it's not something you want.

Luckily, cancelling is pretty easy. 

Grab your Android, and fire up the Google Play store app. Head to the store page for Google Play Music, either by searching for it or by finding it in the My Apps list. On the page for the app, near the top, you'll see the cancel button. Tap it and follow the directions. When you're finished, you'll not be billed the next time your installment date rolls around and your subscription will end.

It's worth noting that if you cancel and want to come back, you'll lose any introductory price promotion you may have now for joining the program early. You also won't be able to try 30 days for free more than once, so if that's your goal you'll need to devise another plan. Google wasn't born yesterday.

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Personally, I don't think digital magazines will ever compare to their physical counterparts.

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Mine was just the opposite. I got on early and all was well. It was until I had an issue with the account they were charging. It got declined and I switched to a different card to use. All went ok or so I thought. Seems they never charged the card. I then find out my subscription is cancelled and if I want to be back on it's at the higher rate. Called Google and someone is working on it. I got that if I hadn't made a change it would automatically close. Thing was I changed the card and charge 6 days before the cancelation. So now I wait to see if they will fix this............

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Exact same thing happened to me. I had to keep calling them but after about 2 weeks they fixed it.

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Which music are you referring to? The music that is cached by playback? Or the music that you actually "save?" I would imagine that both would be erased, once you cancel the subscription. The subscription works as if you bought the music that was added to Play Music All Access. The license would no longer recognize the music, once you cancel.

That's my. 02. Someone correct me, if I'm wrong. I love the $7.99 price, so I'm no going to even try to figure it out lol.

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Both are erased. I tried that during the free subscription period. That's why I signed up for the pay service. It's worth it.

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I think it would work as long as you turn off account sync (or just music). That was my experience when my account was disabled for 2 weeks.

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No. That would be ridiculous. You could have it for one month can download every single thing they have and then cancel. Companies are in business to make money. You rent the music

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Cancelling is pretty simple and straightforward. That's not what I need to know. I need to know how to switch cards without losing mine $7.99 a month Premium. If I switch to my new card which I need to do I have to cancel and then re subscribe and then I will be charged $10. How can I get around?

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You MAY need to be on an actual computer:
Go to wallet.google.com
Sign into your account and click on MORE
You will see a link to your SUBSCRIPTIONS
Now you can update your card info.

Question, if I cancel will all the music I've gathered during my subscription be taken away?

My last bill didn't go through automatically because my card got declined, so it canceled the subscription for me and I lost a ton of songs. Fixed everything and sent it through, then it all came back. Perhaps music acquired between bills disappear if you haven't paid for it already.

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It should come back. After I enabled my account again about 3k songs that were missing came back.

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It should come back. After I enabled my account again about 3k songs that were missing came back.

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Or you just let Google randomly cancel it for you for no reason at all. Thankfully, after a few phone calls and a week of waiting they fixed it and I was able to keep my $7.99 a month subscription. I'm really like All Access, actually. It's everything I wanted in a music streaming service.

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Actually I had the 30 day free trial and joined with a paid subscription on June 29th. I cancelled on July 14th but my subscription was still good until July 29th. On July 30th, the subscription was cancelled but I was able to re-subscribe with the $7.99 price. Just saying what my experience was. I'm still subbed to both Spotify and All Access. Can't decide which one I like better so I'll just keep both of them around until I do.

So far I'm enjoying Google Music all access. The only thing I wish they would improve the recommendations I really do kind of stink at the moment.

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Anyone know how to do the exact opposite? I cancelled my subscription and then changed my mind but see no way of cancelling or renewing.

Am I the only one that has this problem...I signed up for the 30 day free trial, and occasionally it would "forget" that I had all access, so I had to sign up again to get "all access". Now that the trial has expired I have opted to pay (can't beat the $7.99/mo!)...but just yesterday when I opened the app and went to try to create a "radio station" I was unable to - I checked in settings, and sure enough, it had me down as not having All Access. I clicked "Start All Access" (or whatever it says) and I'm back to All Access...

tl;dr Google Music keeps forgetting my account type and I have to switch back to All Access.