How to cancel your Play Music All Access subscription before the next billing occurs

How to cancel your Play Music All Access subscription before the next billing occurs
So, you're probably aware of what the Google Play Music is about – the search giant's own music streaming service has been active for 3 years now, allowing users to upload up to 20,000 songs from their library on to a personal cloud, and then stream those songs to their devices, no matter where they are.

Almost 2 years ago, Google added a paid subscription tier to Play Music, called All Access – a service, which gives users complete, on-demand access to Google's song library, for a monthly fee of $9.99. Users who are unsure of the All Access subscription are offered a 1-month trial period for free, so they could get a taste of what Play Music's streaming is all about.

So, once you sign up for the service, you will be billed $9.99 each month, until you cancel your subscription. Now, people may desire to get off the All Access list for various reasons – switching to another streaming service (have you checked these out?), a change in the way they consume this type of media, or just a desire to unsubscribe from the free trial, before the $9.99 billing takes place.

Fear not, the process is rather simple, and kudos to Google for not trying to overcomplicate it, even though nobody likes losing paying subscribers. It will also not terminate your All Access immediately – you will still have the service until a full month since your last billing date (or registration) has passed, and it will then stop automatically. And by the way, we believe that All Access is a pretty great service, so, if you are thinking about subscribing to any streamer – we'd suggest you make use of Play Music's free monthly trial and check it out.

Before we continue, here's an interesting fact: the All Access branding will soon be replaced by the new Music Key service, which will provide access to ad-free music videos from YouTube, alongside the music streaming that All Access is currently providing.

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8 Comments

1. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Using the service since September last year, 5.99/mo no complains so far, if Music Key happens to be included with the same fee in my country also, that will be great.

2. KParks23

Posts: 748; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Love all access its definitely worth it not sure how this guy got it for 5.99 i pay 7.99 and got it like day one on a special price? Hmm

4. namelessxsilent

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I did day one also and still play $7.99

6. KParks23

Posts: 748; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Yeah not sure if this guy got some super promo deal or if hes just mistaken..although id still pay 9.99 but we were pretty much beta testers back then but no complaints from me and we've had the service since what early 2013 or so?

7. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

That's correct, it was the launch price, and I signed up the very first day, now it's $6.99.

3. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

i like beats music better, especially when they had the AT&T deal which I still have 15 dollars for the whole family I think it includes 5 devices, so everyone on the family plan have their own set up for beats music, I have my own playlist and they have their own playlist. It also allow you to download music to your phone for offline playback, so price wise beats is better 15 for 5 people, but if you were the only person beats would charge you 10, so if I was by myself I would do google or microsoft music subscription they both cost same

5. TheGunnyPT

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Never tried Beats Music here on Europe. My main gripe with Spotify is that it doesn't have The Beatles. Since it doesn't have that band I can't agree to pay for a membership.. I would love to go full streaming with Spotify but missing Beatles is a deal breaker for me.

8. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Beats Music have..... In the beginning The early tapes and First Deluxe edition of the beatles.....what do the others have

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