ESPN Plus (ESPN+) is a popular sports streaming service that gives you access to live sports, original shows, and on-demand content. However, you may decide at some point that you want to cancel your subscription.
Canceling ESPN Plus is easy once you know the steps. The way you cancel depends on how you signed up – directly through ESPN, through a third-party like Roku or Apple, or as part of a bundle. This guide will walk you through how to cancel ESPN Plus on all major platforms and providers.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus if You Signed Up Directly
If you signed up for ESPN Plus directly on their website, you can easily cancel your subscription through your account settings. Here is how to cancel ESPN Plus online:
- Go to espnplus.com and log into your ESPN Plus account.
- Hover over your profile icon in the top right and click on Account.
- Under ESPN+ Subscriptions, click on Manage Subscription.
- Click on Cancel Subscription.
- Confirm that you want to cancel when prompted.
And that’s it! Your ESPN Plus subscription will remain active until the end of your current billing period, and you will not be charged again.
You can also call ESPN Customer Service at 1-800-727-1800 to cancel your ESPN Plus subscription over the phone. Just inform the agent that you want to cancel.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on iPhone or iPad
If you subscribed to ESPN Plus through the Apple App Store, you’ll need to cancel your subscription through your Apple account settings:
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on your Apple ID profile at the top of the screen.
- Tap on Subscriptions.
- Under Active, tap on ESPN Plus.
- Tap Cancel Subscription and confirm.
Your ESPN Plus subscription remains active until the next billing date, when it will automatically cancel. You won’t be charged again.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Android
If you subscribed on an Android device through the Google Play Store, here is how to cancel ESPN Plus:
- Open the Google Play Store app.
- Tap on the ≡ menu icon in the top left.
- Tap on Subscriptions.
- Under Active, tap on ESPN Plus.
- Tap Cancel subscription and confirm.
This cancels your subscription immediately, but you’ll retain access to ESPN Plus until the next billing date.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Roku
If you subscribed through your Roku device:
- Go to my.roku.com and log into your Roku account.
- Click on Manage Account.
- Click on Subscription & Payments.
- Under Your Services, find ESPN Plus and click Cancel Service.
- Confirm cancellation on the next screen.
Your ESPN Plus access will remain until the next billing date when the service is canceled automatically.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Amazon
To cancel ESPN Plus on Amazon:
- Go to www.amazon.com.
- Hover over Accounts & Lists and click on Prime Membership.
- Click on ESPN+ under Your Prime Memberships.
- Click the Do not continue button and confirm.
This will cancel your ESPN Plus subscription immediately.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Xbox
Follow these instructions to cancel ESPN Plus on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S:
- Press the Xbox button and go to My Games & Apps.
- Click on Full Library > Subscriptions.
- Choose ESPN Plus and select Cancel.
- Confirm cancellation.
Your ESPN Plus subscription will remain active until the renewal date when it will automatically cancel.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on PlayStation
To cancel on PlayStation:
- Go to the PlayStation Store on your PS4/PS5.
- Click on your profile icon at the top right.
- Select Subscriptions.
- Choose your ESPN Plus subscription and turn off Auto-Renew.
This will deactivate the auto-renewal, but your access remains until the current subscription period ends.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus on Smart TVs
The way you cancel ESPN Plus on your smart TV depends on how you subscribed:
- Roku TV: Follow the Roku instructions earlier in this guide.
- Android TV: Use the Google Play Store method to cancel.
- Amazon Fire TV: Go to Your Subscriptions in Settings and cancel ESPN Plus.
- Apple TV: Go to Settings > Users and Accounts > Subscriptions to cancel.
- LG/Samsung/Vizio: Call ESPN Customer Service to cancel, as you cannot directly through the TV.
How to Cancel ESPN Plus if Part of a Bundle
If you subscribed to ESPN Plus as part of a bundle, such as:
- The Disney Bundle (Disney+ / Hulu / ESPN+)
- Live TV streaming bundle like Hulu + Live TV
- Cable TV provider package like Xfinity or Spectrum
You will need to contact the provider to cancel ESPN Plus. You cannot cancel directly just the ESPN Plus portion of a bundle package.
So for example, with the Disney Bundle, you would need to contact Disney support to cancel the entire bundle.
ESPN Plus Cancellation Policies
Keep these ESPN Plus cancellation policies in mind when you cancel your subscription:
- No refunds – ESPN Plus does not offer refunds if you cancel mid-billing cycle. However, you keep access until the renewal date.
- No cancellation fees – There are no fees to cancel ESPN Plus.
- Access remains – After canceling, you can continue watching ESPN Plus until the end of your current billing period.
- Renewal stops – Your subscription will not auto-renew once canceled.
- Account remains – Canceling ESPN Plus does not delete your ESPN account. You can sign up again any time.
- Change billing date – You cannot change your ESPN Plus billing date when canceling.
What Happens When You Cancel ESPN Plus?
When you cancel ESPN Plus, here is what you can expect:
- You can keep watching ESPN Plus until your current subscription period ends.
- You will no longer be billed for ESPN Plus after the cancellation goes into effect.
- Your ESPN account remains open so you can sign back up later.
- You lose access to all ESPN Plus content and features once the subscription period ends.
- Any unused portion of a prepaid subscription period is forfeited. No refunds are provided.
- Third-party services connected to your ESPN Plus account may no longer work, like ESPN Fantasy apps.
- Your ESPN Plus watch history and favorites are removed after cancellation.
So in summary, enjoy your remaining ESPN Plus access until the billing cycle ends, and then it will be deactivated unless you decide to resubscribe.
Restarting ESPN Plus After Cancelling
If you change your mind after canceling ESPN Plus, you can easily restart your subscription at any time:
- If you canceled directly through ESPN, just go to espnplus.com and purchase a new subscription. Log in with your existing ESPN account.
- If you canceled through a third party like Apple or Roku, go to their platform and purchase ESPN Plus again.
- You may be able to reactive ESPN Plus from the app you originally subscribed on.
- Your previous watch history and favorites will be gone when you restart ESPN Plus.
Reactivating your subscription is quick and easy on any supported device.
Canceling ESPN Plus is a quick and straightforward process. Just visit your account settings on the platform or app store you originally subscribed from. You’ll continue to have access until your billing date passes. If you change your mind, resubscribing is easy. Now you know the ins and outs of how to cancel your ESPN Plus subscription.