YOU could be unknowingly cashing out money every month without even realizing it — courtesy of your Android phone.
Luckily, there’s an easy way to check if you have any “vampire” bills.
These are subscriptions that may be running in the background that you never noticed.
Maybe you weren’t aware that you still have the app subscription running.
Or maybe a rogue app tricked you into signing up for something — and now you’re being silently charged.
Whatever the case, it’s extremely easy to find Android app subscriptions and cancel them if you want.
First unlock your Android app and then launch Google Play Store.
Then tap on Account and then go to the Payment & Subscriptions section.
You can now tap on any subscription you want to unsubscribe and select Unsubscribe.
The Google Play Store will then guide you through the cancellation process.
“Subscriptions on Google Play will automatically renew unless you cancel,” Google explained.
“If you cancel a subscription, you can continue to use your subscription for the time already paid for.”
That means you won’t lose any subscribed time you’ve paid for.
For example, if you buy a 12-month subscription on January 1st and then cancel on July 1st, you can keep what you paid for until December 31st.
This will also cancel the automatic renewal.
From January 1st, you will no longer pay if you have already cancelled.
However, once the subscription expires, you (unsurprisingly) lose access to the paid perks.
Make sure to check your subscriptions regularly to make sure you’re not paying out when you shouldn’t.
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