Is how to cancel Showmax subscription a problem for you? Here is a post to end your worries about the Showmax subscription and how to unsubscribe from it.
Whether you are watching Showmax on your DSTV or not this guide is about how to cancel your subscription from Showmax. Just that when you deactivate your Showmax account, you will no longer be able to stream the movie streaming service on all the linked devices.
This procedure will not delete Showmax profile from their database rather it’ll unsubscribe you from Showmax subscribers list.
Add Payment Method to Showmax
Having successfully added a payment method to enjoy Showmax 14 days free trial and watch Showmax on DStv.
It may appear to you that you don’t want Showmax to charge your account again thereby wanting to cancel the subscription on Showmax. So, here you will learn how to cancel Showmax subscription completely.
You remember that when you register for Showmax free trial account you were told you can back out at any time to cancel Showmax subscription so that Showmax will not keep deducting your money for a service you didn’t use.
However, before it gets out of hand you need to delete the Showmax subscription including the Showmax Polska.
There have been a lot of complaints about how to deactivate Showmax subscription after the free trial period expires.
I’d rather not take this into account rather, the cancellation process was very wrong and there wasn’t a confirmation message that the subscription has been cancelled successfully.
Therefore, and for this reason, here, I will document the exact procedures I followed to cancel my Showmax subscription and delete my Showmax Polska account so that you can learn how I cancelled the Showmax subscription before the free trial period ends.
Which Payment does it work for?
The process is the same for all Showmax payment methods and you should not have an issue cancelling your subscription.
After you cancel the Showmax subscription, you will not be able to add other devices if you have not completed the 3 slots available for devices you can add including DStv.
Also, you will need to add a payment method again if you removed the old payment method to use the service next time.
Recommended: How to Add Showmax to DStv
However, note that you cannot use Showmax free trial twice after the first 14 days free trial except on a special invitation like Netflix just did.
Netflix is sending out a free invitation to all old subscribers who have cancelled their accounts to come back and enjoy the free trial period so that they can subscribe again.
How to Cancel Showmax Subscription
Here is how to cancel Showmax subscription.
- Go to www.showmax.com
- Click on “Sign in” at the top right.
- Enter your “Showmax login (username and password).
- Click on the “Manage Subscription” tab”.
- Click on “Cancel Subscription”.
- Once you clicked on cancel subscription, your subscription package will be cancelled and Showmax will stop charging your account.
At this point, you haven’t deleted your Showmax account. Rather, the move deletes your Showmax credit card and you will not be charged at the end of the month.
Note: This is extremely important if you don’t want to fall victim to Showmax charging for the subscription you think you have cancelled.
How to Unsubscribe from Showmax
If you don’t want to be charged after your Showmax free trial or you can unsubscribe from Showmax; following the steps below will guide you through how to unsubscribe from Shwomax and terminate your subscription. You can check the steps below on how to remove your credit or debit card from Showmax.
We will consider how to unsubscribe from Showmax using the official steps below.
- Sign into your Showmax account.
- Click on your “Showmax username >>My Account.”
- Select “Manage Subscription.”
- Choose “Cancel Subscription” to unsubscribe.
While you will be unsubscribed from Showmax you will still be able to use the Showmax platform until the next renewal before your access will be restricted.
How to Cancel Showmax Subscription on Phone
The fastest means to unsubscribe from Showmax without contacting Showmax is via the mobile app. So, if you have the Showmax mobile app installed on your smartphone we will walk you through how to cancel Showmax subscription on phone in this part of the article.
- Launch the Showmax Mobile App on your phone
- Sign in to the Showmax account you want to unsubscribe from.
- Click on the “Menu” hamburger icon at the bottom of the homepage or dashboard.
- Navigate to “Settings” and choose “My Account.”
- Select “Manage Subscription.”
- Choose “Cancel Subscription” when you scroll down on the page.
With this, you will be unsubscribed from Showmax and you will not be charged or debited after your active subscription.
How to Cancel Showmax Subscription on DStv
If you are using Showmax on your DStv you can also cancel it via the DStv mobile and/or website. So, here, we will discuss how to cancel Showmax subscription on DStv.
- Launch the official DStv app on your phone.
- Enter your DStv IUC number or smart card number.
- Choose your “Country.”
- Click on “Sign In” to log into your DStv account.
- Locate “Showmax” from within the app.
- Choose “Profile >> My Account.”
- Select “Manage Account” >> “Cancel Subscription.”
Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the subscription cancellation.
How to Deactivate Showmax Account
The steps below walk you through how to deactivate your Showmax account. If you no longer want to keep your data; you can also delete it.
- Go to the official Showmax website [Showmax.com]
- Sign in to your account.
- Click on your profile icon and select “My Account.”
- Scroll down and click on “My Data.”
- Click on “Deactivate” or “Delete” from the popup.
The steps above show you how to deactivate or delete your Showmax account permanently.
How to Cancel Showmax Subscription on iPhone
The following steps reveal how to cancel the Showmax subscription on your iPhone.
- Launch the Showmax app on your iPhone.
- Click on the three horizontal lines representing the menu.
- Click on your profile icon.
- Choose “My Account” >> Manage Subscription.
- Select “Cancel Subscription.”
Follow the instruction on the screen to complete the cancellation. Although, Showmax may try to keep you but if you are determined to terminate your Showmax subscription just click on the cancel button to stop Showmax from charging you.
How to Cancel Showmax Free Trial
Showmax gives all new members 14 days free trial after which you will be charged. Although, you need to link your card so that you will be charged automatically once the free trial expires.
But, if you are ready to opt out of the Showmax plane before your free trial expires below are the steps to take.
We will walk you through how to cancel Showmax free trial below.
- Log into your Showmax account on the web.
- Select your Showmax username and click on “My Account“
- Select Manage Subscription >> Cancel Subscription.
You have just learned how to cancel your Showmax free trial subscription. You will be able to use your Showmax until the end of the free trial.
How to Stop Showmax Debit Order
If you don’t want Showmax to charge you during your next renewal you need to either cancel your Showmax subscription or remove your debit card and deactivate or delete your account.
Showman will keep charging you if you failed to cancel the subscription and remove your linked card.
Therefore, to stop Showmax debit order take the following steps:
- Cancel your Showmax subscription
- Remove your debit or credit card from your Showmax account.
You can follow any of the steps above to learn how you can cancel your Showmax account and follow the steps below to learn how to remove your credit or debit card from Showmax to stop the Showmax debit order.
How to Remove Credit/Debit Card from Showmax
To be on the safe side you should remove your credit/debit card from Showmax/
- tap the star indication on your added card if you are using a master card or whatever payment method you added.
- Accept the popup notification to delete your card from Showmax.
This will indicate that Showmax will have no way to charge you again. Also, it implies that you have successfully cancelled the subscription on Showmax and removed your credit or debit card.
Note: It does depend on whether you are using the Showmax app on your Android or iOS. The procedure to cancel your account is the same. In my case, I will be showing you how to cancel Showmax subscription on your PC using the Google Chrome browser.
Cancel Subscription on Showmax (Video)
Below is a video tutorial on how to cancel a Showmax subscription.