Best steps to cancel subscription via online account

how to cancel auto renewal on avast

Many programs are available today for performing different tasks. When the user requires a tool, he can download its setup from the web and then use the tool. For simple jobs, users can go for free applications. But using the free applications can be harmful to the system. For premium programs, users can get a subscription. After getting the subscription, install its setup and then you can use the program easily. The subscription is provided for a particular time. After the expiry, users can renew the license and again use the tool. When you don’t like renewing the subscription manually, switch to auto-renewal. After enabling this service, the program renews automatically when the user has entered the bank details. This service won’t stop until the user cancels the subscription manually. If not using the application then cancel the program’s subscription.

Cancel the subscription before the license expiry

When you don’t require the renewal of your program then cancel its subscription. If you disable the subscription of your program before the expiry then you can use the program without renewal concerns. People often cancel the subscription on the day of expiry as they think the remaining days will get lapsed. You can access its tools until their expiry. Cancel the subscription and prevent its auto-renewal.

How to cancel auto renewal on Avast?

  1. Go to the program’s website
  2. Open the homepage
  3. Click on the Login button 
  4. Open your Profile and click on Subscription
  5. You will see all the subscribed plans
  6. Choose the subscription to disable
  7. Hit the Cancel button 
  8. You will see cancel confirmation page

Select the Confirm button and the auto-renewal will be disabled. Refresh the subscription page and check the days on the license. Users can access the program until that day. After the expiry of your program, users can go for its renewal manually.

Cancelling the program’s subscription after the expiry

When the subscription to your program is renewed but you don’t need it; go for the refund. Lots of programs offer the refund on auto-renewal. This feature is usually available on the yearly subscription. You have to check all the details for a refund. When your renewed subscription is under auto-renewal then you should cancel it.

  1. Open the online account of your program on the browser
  2. Type your credentials and open the profile
  3. Select the Subscription and go to the renewed plan
  4. Tap the Cancel button and you will get the refund option

Select Yes and follow instructions. When you apply for the refund, the subscription expires and then you can’t use its premium tools. However, if the refund policy is not available then after cancelling, you can use its features and the plan will not be renewed for the next time.

Cancelling the subscription on an Android device

On Android, you can purchase or cancel the subscription of your applications from the Play Store. Unlike Windows, you can’t install applications from the web. When you need an app, search it on the Play Store. Install its setup and then purchase the subscription. For license cancellation, you can use the Play Store. 

  1. Open the Play Store and tap on Profile
  2. Select the Payments & Subscriptions option
  3. Choose Subscription and choose your program
  4. Tap on Cancel and then hit on Confirm button

Now close the Play Store and use the application until the subscription expires.

How to renew the subscription manually?

When a user has disabled auto-renewal or this feature is not available then the subscription will expire. After license expiry, paid functions won’t work. For using those functions, users don’t have to repurchase the program. He can directly renew his subscription. The Renewal process is very simple and takes less time. 

  1. Open the program’s online account on the browser
  2. Login to your account
  3. Select the subscription window and go to your license
  4. You will see Expired status
  5. Select the Renew button next to the status

Choose a renewal plan for the program and tap on Renew button. Provide the payment details and renew your program. Now open your program and its premium tools will start working. You can also renew your program before the expiry. The renewed plan will start only when the previous one expires.


IITSWEB is the Chief Business Development Officer at IITSWEB, a Magento design and development company headquartered in Redwood City, California. He is a Member of the Magento Association and an Adobe Sales Accredited Magento Commerce professional. Jan is responsible for developing and leading the sales and digital marketing strategies of the company. He is passionate about ecommerce and Magento in particular — throughout the years his articles have been featured on Retail Dive, Hacker Noon, Chief Marketer, Mobile Marketer, TMCnet, and many others.

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