Today, a lot of people out there feel frustrated about the overpriced cable TV subscription. This is the primary reason why YouTube offers a much cheaper alternative to satellite or cable TV. Using your internet connection, you can now stream content live and watch television on your devices.
The cost of YouTube TV service is approximately half the price of a basic cable TV subscription. What is even more interesting is the fact that there is no cable box, bait and switch games, and everything is hassle-free.
But, what happens if you no longer want to use the service and you cancel your subscription? Do you get a refund from YouTube? Read on to find out if you can get a refund on your YouTube TV subscription.
YouTube states in its terms & conditions that you pause or cancel your TV subscription any time without attracting penalties. In fact, when you pause or cancel your YouTube TV subscription, you will still access the TV service until the end of your existing payment period.
Therefore, you need to keep in mind that canceling your YouTube subscription doesn't immediately cancel your access to the service. If you want to cancel your subscription and remove access to television immediately, you need to contact the support team to help you with that.
If you cancel your subscription, you will no longer be able to access add-on networks, and you can't add any add-on network without renewing your membership.
All the recorded programs in your library will also expire after 21 days, and if you choose to renew your subscription at a later date, you won't be eligible for promotional prices. So, what happens after you cancel your subscription? Do you get a refund? Let see what the refund policy says.
YouTube reiterates that if the content or specific features included in your TV subscription are unavailable, defective, or don't work as stated in terms of engagement, you are free to contact the support team to request a refund at any time.
You can either send them an email or call them on this number. When your refund request is approved, YouTube will revoke your access to the paid TV service and all of your money will be returned to you.
However, if you bought your TV subscription via iTunes, you need to contact the Apple support team to request for a refund. Remember the fact that Apple has its own cancellation and refund policy that is quite different from that of YouTube.
Although you can cancel your TV membership at any time, YouTube insists that they don't provide refunds or credits for fully or partially elapsed billing periods. The most important thing that you need to keep in mind is that when you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access to the service until the end of your billing period.
If you aren't sure about whether you want to cancel your TV membership or not, consider pausing it as you make up your mind. Follow these simple steps to pause your subscription:
When you pause your TV membership, you can choose the length of time that you need to pause starting from four weeks to six months. Typically, your TV subscription will be paused automatically at the end of your billing cycle. While your subscription is paused, you won't have access to the TV service, and you can't record new programs as well.