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How to Cancel SHOWTIME on Roku

Posted by Arch on November 6, 2019
How To Cancel Showtime On A Roku

Streaming services are the future of television. Sure, you still have to pay for your monthly subscription, but you don’t have to worry about equipment fees. Also, you get to pick exactly what you want to watch, when you want to watch it. If you’ve got a set top box like a Roku, then you don’t even need a smart TV or a gaming console to enjoy streaming in your living room.

There are loads of different services to choose from these days, and they each have a growing library of exclusive content that you can’t find on their competitors’ menus. The days of Netflix being king of the hill seem to be over, with services like SHOWTIME, Hulu, and Amazon Prime giving them stiff competition.

So, what can you do if you don’t want to keep paying for your current SHOWTIME subscription? You might want to change providers, or just need to cut back on the monthly outgoings. Whatever your reason, here are the ways to cancel your SHOWTIME subscription.

How to Cancel Your Subscription to SHOWTIME

If you subscribed to the SHOWTIME streaming service using your Roku set top box or a Roku smart TV, there are a couple of ways that you can end you monthly payments. This will also work for cancelling a free trial. Just remember that in order to avoid paying for another month, you’ll need to cancel the service before the billing date or before the end of your free month. You’ll still have access to SHOWTIME until of the of the subscription period, or until your free month ends.

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Cancelling on Roku

Here’s what you’ll need to do if you want to cancel your SHOWTIME subscription using your Roku box or TV:

  1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote.
  2. Navigate to the SHOWTIME channel.
  3. Press the Star button (*) on your remote.
  4. Select Manage Subscription.
  5. Press the OK button.
  6. Select Cancel Subscription.
  7. Press the OK button.
  8. Select Cancel Subscription on the window that pops up to confirm the cancellation.
  9. Press the OK button.
  10. Select Done.
  11. Press the OK button.

As you’re going through the cancellation process, your Roku will tell you how long you can still use SHOWTIME for, and the date that your subscription will end.

Cancelling via the Web

If you don’t currently have access to your Roku because you’re away from home, or someone else is using it, you can also cancel your SHOWTIME subscription over the internet. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Open a web browser on your computer or on your smart phone or tablet.
  2. Go to http://my.roku.com/.
  3. Sign in to your Roku account when prompted.
  4. Tap or click on Manage your subscriptions.
  5. Find SHOWTIME on the list of subscription services. Click or tap on the Unsubscribe button to the right of the screen to cancel your subscription.
  6. Tap or click on the confirmation dialogue to finalize your cancellation

You’ll see in the list how much you are paying for your subscription, and the date it is valid until. This is when you will no longer have access to SHOWTIME after you cancel.

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Show’s over

Whatever your reasoning, like wanting to switch to a different streaming service, or if you’re off travelling and won’t have time to watch movies and TV all day long, you can now easily end your subscription to SHOWTIME’s streaming service. If this has helped you out, why not let us know in the comments section below? We’re always happy to hear when we’ve made your life easier.

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