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Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription: Guide for All Platforms

By Kyle Kapper

Updated Sep 30, 2023

Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription

    Looking to cancel SHOWTIME subscription but unsure how to go about it? This article will guide you through the unsubscribing process across various platforms, ensuring a hassle-free experience. 

    Ever since the invention of the television back in the 1920s, it has been an indispensable part of our social and family life. Nowadays, 123.8 million U.S. TV households are free to choose among the multitude of American TV networks. Ranking 36th on the list of the most popular TV networks, SHOWTIME is one of the options preferred by users. However, irrespective of how good the service is, subscribers may want to opt-out due to various factors. 

    So, chances are you find yourself looking for the easiest and fastest way to cancel SHOWTIME. Whether you signed up through, Amazon, Apple, Roku, or Android devices, we’ve got you covered. Read on and follow the step-by-step SHOWTIME cancellation instructions tailored to your specific situation. 

    Why Cancel SHOWTIME: The Cost of Subscription 

    SHOWTIME, a prominent American TV network, provides a subscription-based VOD streaming service. By subscribing, you get ad-free access to a vast array of award-winning original TV series, including: 

    • Yellowjackets Season 2

    • The 12th Victim 

    • The Circus Season 8 

    • Stand

    • Murder in Big Horn

    • All Access Benavidez vs. Plant, Shameless 

    • Escape at Dannemora

    • The CHI 

    • Black Monday

    • Couples Therapy

    Additionally, you can enjoy sports events such as the mixed martial arts events produced by Bellator MMA, such as Bellator 291 Amosov vs. Storley 2, and more.

    There are two payment options available:

    • Monthly Plan: You can subscribe on a month-to-month basis at $10.99/month. After your free trial ends, you will be charged the monthly fee depending on where you started your subscription (Showtime, Amazon, Android, Apple, or Roku account).

    • Annual Plan: For those who prefer paying upfront, you can save 25% by choosing the annual plan, which costs $99/year. This entails a commitment to the streaming service for one full year.

    Note that the price, the free trial period, and the device availability differ depending on the particular participating subscription provider you’re using. What’s more, the provider may change the terms and charges above.

    Here is a quick overview of SHOWTIME charges

    Monthly plan$10.99 / monthOffline viewing: Download content for offline access during travel or when the internet is unavailable. Extensive content: Enjoy a wide range of on-demand content and live TV programming with the monthly plan. Multiple screens: Access content on up to three screens at once per account. Device compatibility: Stream on various devices, including Android devices, Apple devices, Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Firestick, Google Chromecast, web browsers, and game consoles.
    Annual Plan$99 / yearEverything in the monthly plan Save 25% compared to the monthly plan

    How to Cancel Showtime Through the Website

    If your subscription was started directly through, you can easily cancel it by following these steps:

    1. Visit on a computer or mobile web browser and sign in.

    2. Click the profile icon in the upper right corner, then navigate to Account Settings > Your Account.

    3. Choose “Cancel Your Subscription” and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Note that your cancellation will only take effect at the end of your current subscription period, and no refunds will be issued. However, you’ll still have access to your subscription for the remainder of the current period.

    Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription on Kindle Fire, Fire Tablet, and Fire TV Devices

    You can turn off auto-renewal through the Amazon website, the Amazon Appstore, or your Kindle Fire Tablet. Follow the instructions below for each method:

    Cancel SHOWTIME Through Amazon Website

    1. Visit the Amazon website.

    2. Hover over the “Your Account” menu in the upper right-hand corner.

    3. Click “Your Android Apps and Devices” at the bottom of the displayed menu.

    4. On the “Your Apps and Devices” page, click “Your Subscriptions” in the left-hand menu.

    5. Select your SHOWTIME subscription and click “Cancel Subscription.”

    Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription Through Fire Tablets

    1. Tap “Apps” and then tap “Store.”

    2. Open the menu, and then tap “Subscriptions.”

    3. Select your SHOWTIME subscription and click “Cancel Subscription.”

    How to Cancel SHOWTIME on Amazon Appstore:

    1. Open the menu, and then tap “Subscriptions.”

    2. Select your SHOWTIME subscription and click “Cancel Subscription.”

    Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription on Apple Devices or Apple TV

    Turn off auto-renewal through iTunes on your computer or mobile device by following these steps:

    iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

    1. On the Home screen, tap “Settings.”

    2. Tap your name at the top of the screen.

    3. Tap “Subscriptions.”

    4. Select SHOWTIME (ensure you’re signed in with the correct Apple ID if you don’t see the subscription).

    5. Turn off Automatic Renewal to cancel the subscription.

    Mac or PC

    1. Open iTunes and click “Sign In” to enter your Apple ID.

    2. Click your name and select “Account Info” from the drop-down menu. Enter your password again.

    3. On the Account Information screen, scroll to the Settings section.

    4. Click “Manage” next to “Subscriptions” and then select SHOWTIME (ensure you’re signed in with the correct Apple ID if you don’t see the subscription).

    5. Turn off Automatic Renewal to cancel the subscription.

    How to Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription on Android Devices

    You need to turn off auto-renewal as subscriptions on Google Play renew automatically. Follow the steps below:

    Using a Web Browser on Your Computer

    1. Visit Google Play 

    2. Locate your SHOWTIME subscription.

    3. Click “Cancel subscription.”

    Using Your Android Device

    1. Open the Google Play Store app.

    2. Tap Menu > Payment & Subscriptions > Subscriptions.

    3. Locate your SHOWTIME subscription.

    4. Tap “Cancel.”

    How to Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription on Roku

    On the Web

    1. Visit and click on “Manage Your Subscriptions.”

    2. Locate your Showtime subscription and click on “Cancel.”

    On Your Roku

    1. From the home screen, find the Showtime channel and press “*” on your remote.

    2. Select “Manage Subscription.”

    3. Choose “Cancel Subscription” from the pop-up window.

    How to Cancel SHOWTIME Subscription Through Roku Channels

    On the Web

    1. Visit and sign in to your Roku account.

    2. Go to “Manage your Subscriptions.”

    3. Locate the section listed under “The Roku Channel.”

    4. Click “Unsubscribe” and confirm.

    On Your Roku

    1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

    2. Locate the Roku Channel.

    3. Press “*” on your remote to open the options menu.

    4. Select “Manage Subscriptions.”

    5. Choose “Cancel subscription” and confirm.

    SHOWTIME Account Cancel Through Optimum Online

    You will need to contact Optimum directly, as they manage your subscription. Call Optimum at (866) 200-7192 to request service cancellation.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can I Receive a Refund for My SHOWTIME Subscription?

    As per SHOWTIME’s Terms of Use, all fees are non-refundable. If you have concerns about a recent charge and are subscribed directly through SHOWTIME or via Google Play, you can contact SHOWTIME’s support team for assistance.  

    How Can I Find Out Which Billing Provider I Used to Subscribe to SHOWTIME?

    To learn who your billing provider is using a web browser, follow these steps:

    • Go to and sign in to your account.

    • Click the profile icon located in the upper right corner, and navigate to Account Settings > Your Account.

    • Look for the “Payment Method” section under Your Account.

    How Do I Cancel My SHOWTIME Subscription Across Various Platforms?

    The process to cancel your SHOWTIME subscription depends on the platform you used to sign up. We have provided step-by-step instructions for canceling through, Amazon, Apple, Roku, and Android devices in the main article. Follow the instructions matching your situation to ensure a hassle-free cancellation experience.

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