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How to Cancel a YouTube Premium Membership in 2022

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Whether you can no longer afford to be a member of a channel or you want to stop supporting a streamer, YouTube makes it relatively easy to cancel a membership from someone on their platform. This post will cover how to end your membership on both mobile and Desktop. 

How to Cancel a YouTube Gaming Membership on Mobile

From your mobile device, log in to your YouTube account then complete the following:

  1. Step 1

    Tap on your avatar then click the “Settings” option toward the bottom of the screen.

  2. Step 2

    Tap the “Purchases and Membership” option on the next screen.  

  3. Step 3

    Locate the membership you want to cancel and select “End Membership & Perks.”

How to Cancel Your YouTube Membership (Desktop)

From your desktop, log in to your YouTube account then complete the following:

  1. Step 1

    Click on the avatar in the top right-hand corner of the screen. 

  2. Step 2

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    Visit YouTube’s paid memberships page on their site.   

  3. Step 3

    Scroll through your channel memberships until you find the one you wish to cancel, then click “Manage.”

  4. Step 4

    Click “See Perks.”

  5. Step 5

    From the Perks section, go to “Settings.”

  6. Step 6

    Click the “End Membership & Perks” option.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will You Receive a Refund When Cancelling a YouTube Membership?

You will not receive a refund when canceling your YouTube membership. Your membership will remain active until your renewal date. If you are in their Discord and the streamer has special sub roles, you will lose those as well. 

How Much Do YouTube Memberships Cost?

YouTube memberships typically cost $4.99, though some streamers will have multiple tiers which generally come with multiple layers of perks. These will range from streamer to streamer.

About the Author


Chris is a digital marketer with a strong background in small business and influencer branding. He applies his knowledge of content and promotional strategies to design actionable advice for new and intermediate streamers. When he’s not busy crunching analytics, he can be found in the salt pits of League of Legends.

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