How do I cancel my paid subscription on Substack?

If you'd like to cancel a paid subscription to a publication, follow these steps:

1. Navigate to your Substack account Settings page at this link: www.substack.com/settings

2. Under Subscriptions, click on the paid publication you want to cancel your subscription to.

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3. Scroll to the Account actions section and click on the link next to "To cancel your paid subscription, click here".

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4. On the next page, select "Cancel Subscription".

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Once you cancel your subscription, it will terminate at the end of the billing period and you will not be charged again. If you're on a 7-day trial, the trial will end as soon as you cancel the subscription.

Note: Your paid subscriber benefits will continue until the end of the time period you've paid for. Once your paid subscription ends, you'll become a free subscriber. To completely unsubscribe, turn off notifications for that publication by following these steps.

Can I pause my paid subscription instead?

Yes! If you'd like to pause your subscription, click "Pause Subscription" and select from the drop-down box how many months you'd like charges to be stopped for.

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Your subscription to the publication will be paused immediately. We'll display a date when your subscription will resume as well as send you a reminder email three days before your subscription will be unpaused.

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