Hoststar comes with a ton of collections of movies and TV Series. The one thing that sets Hotstar apart from its competitors like Netflix and Amazon Prime is that you can watch a bunch of movies for free, absolutely free!. You create an account with Hotstar, and you are good to go.
This article will cover all you need to know on How to cancel Hotstar subscriptions smoothly.
To access a few movies and TV shows on Hotstar, mostly the ones that released very recently, you will need a Hotstar premium account subscription. Not you mention once you have a premium account, you get the following benefits
- Add free and latest American Movies and TV shows that you can watch just a few hours after it airs.
- Watch live sports matches and worldwide news channels.
- Watch daily soaps( Tv serials) as and when they are airing on your TV.
Owning the premium account is very easy, you create an account with Hotstar, go to your account section, add your card, make the payment and voila you can stream some of the latest movies right from the comfort of your living room. Pretty amazing, isn’t it!
Well, there may come times that you just aren’t satisfied with the content Hotstar provides or can find similar content elsewhere for free and you want to cancel your subscription.
Don’t worry cancelling your subscription is a straightforward process and I will guide you through it. Also, once you cancel your subscription, you decide that you want to become a paid member again I have mentioned steps which you help you through that as well. Continue reading.
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Hotstar Premium Price
Let’s take a look at the Hotstar premium fee structure, and what you get for what you pay, one thing for sure is that Hotstar offers a price which is much cheaper than many of its competitors.
You have to pay:
₹1499/year or ₹299/month
What you get :
- Exclusive Hotstar specials. These movies are labelled with the premium crown-like icon at the top.
- New Indian movie premiers.
- Live sports.
- Latest American shown and movies.
- Latest Indian shown and Movies.
You can also opt for ₹399/year. ( You will not have have access to latest American shows and movies ).
How to cancel Hotstar Subscription
Depending on the device you have access which could be an iPhone, Android phone or a laptop, please refer to the relevant steps. I have mentioned the steps for each of these devices.
Note: Try to avoid canceling your subscription mid-way, as you will lose out on the remaining days for which you have already paid. Cancel your subscription when you have a day left for your payment, so you have fully utilized your paid amount.
How to cancel Hotstar Subscription using laptop ( Hotstar official website )
To cancel the subscription using Hotstar website follow the steps mentioned.
Step 1: Log in to the Hotstar Official website with your account details. Once logged in successfully, go to your account section by clicking on the user icon at the top right corner of the site and then click on My Account.
Step 2: Click on the Cancel Membership link on the My Account page.
Step 3: Click on Confirm Cancellation.
Step 4: Wait for the confirmation, once canceled you will be notified about it.
Note: Once you click on “Confirm Cancellation“, there is no way to revert the process immediately. You will again have to register for a premium account.
How to cancel Hotstar Subscription on Android
The Hotstar App is available on Google play store. Once you have downloaded the application to your phone, launch it and follow the steps below.
Step 1: Tap on the hamburger icon. It will show a list of options.
Step 2: Tap on My Accounts from the menu option.
Step 3: Tap on “Cancel Membership”
Step 4: Tap on “Yes, Confirm cancellation”. If you press “No, I have changed my mind will cancel the operation”, then your cancellation request will not be completed.
Step 5: Once the cancellation is successful, A confirmation message will show.
How to cancel Hotstar Subscription on iPhone
Steps to cancel Premium subscription on your iPhone are very similar to the steps for android. The User Interface will be a little different.
Thanks for taking the time to read this article. I hope it was helpful. If you need any clarification please feel free to leave a comment, I’ll make sure to address it.
Can I cancel my Hotstar Subscription and get refund
If you choose to cancel your subscription within the trial period of a month, you will get a full refund in the case you have paid in advance.
Once your trial period ends and the payment is successful, the amount paid will not be refunded back. You can continue to use premium services even after the cancellation of your subscription in this case.
Can I cancel Hotstar yearly Subscription
Yes, you can cancel your Hotstar yearly subscription. If you cancel the yearly subscription within the trial period, you will receive a full refund of the amount.
In case you cancel your subscription post one month trial period then the amount deducted for the entire year will not be refunded. You can try your luck by emailing the Hotstar support team at [email protected].