What is youtube premium?

Youtube premium is a paid service offered by youtube. It was also known as youtube red. The users who subscribe to youtube premium services are eligible to watch the videos without ads, they can also download videos in their youtube app for watching it offline. Youtube contains a portion of stuff that is only available to the premium subscribers. This stuff includes TV dramas, shows or series which is not available to the regular users. One of the interesting advantages of youtube red membership is that you can minimize the youtube app while playing any music or video on it, and it will keep playing. The regular users can’t play videos with the minimized app.

Although, there are benefits for the youtube premium members that feel like a charm, not all youtube users can think of spending money to avail these features because youtube is not boring without the premium features. So, in this guide, you will learn how to cancel youtube premium membership.

How to cancel youtube premium on PC and MAC

If you use youtube on your PC or MAC device, follow the steps below to cancel the youtube premium.

  • Open the web browser on your device.

Note: It can be any browser, however, google chrome browser is recommended for the youtube users because it supports all the plugins and flash content that youtube needs, so you will get a better experience with youtube on google chrome browser.

  • Type youtube.com in the address bar of your web browser.
  • Click on your avatar (profile icon). It is located at the top right corner of the homepage of the youtube website.
  • A menu panel will open. Find and click on Paid memberships.
  • You are now redirected to a new page where you can manage your subscriptions. So, head on towards the offers from the youtube section and click on Cancel Membership within the youtube premium box.
  • Youtube will now show you a pop-up box asking you for the reason why you want to cancel youtube premium. Just provide the appropriate reason and move to the next step.
  • Click on Yes, Cancel upon the confirmation. Now, you are a free or regular user of youtube and your paid or premium membership is no longer available to you. You can subscribe to it again anytime if you want to do so.

How to cancel youtube premium on Android and iPhone

Note: Youtube premium membership is available on the same youtube app which means you don’t need to have any special youtube app for this purpose. Youtube premium is a subscription which you avail on your account by paying to youtube and this account can be used on any device.

If you use youtube on mobile and want to cancel the youtube premium right from your device, follow the steps below.

  • Open the youtube app on your android or iPhone device.

Tip: In today’s era, almost every android phone comes with youtube app installed in it. So, you don’t need to download and install it. In any case, your android or iOS device is missing youtube app, it is available on Google Play store for the android and on App Store for IOS. You can download and install it from there.

  • Tap on your profile icon. It is located at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on Paid memberships.
  • In the Youtube Premium section tap on Manage.
  • A pop-up will open asking to choose a web browser to open the link where you can cancel the premium membership of your youtube account. It happens only if you have more than once browsers installed in your mobile. In case, if your mobile contains only one browser app, you have to skip this step.
  • The browser will load the web version of the youtube page where you have to tap on Cancel Membership. It is located under the Youtube Premium section.
  • Confirm your action by tapping on Yes, Cancel.
  • Done! Now, you are a free or regular user of youtube and your paid or premium membership is no longer available to you. You can subscribe to it again anytime if you want to do so.

How to enable youtube dark mode on PC and MAC

Youtube dark mode is a new feature of youtube. It is available for both youtube app and youtube browser version. Youtube dark mode turns the youtube white theme into black. It helps especially for those who suffer from eye strain. Also, it reduces the brightness of the screen while browsing on youtube at night or in the dark.

  • Open Web browser of your choice.
  • Click on your profile picture located at the top right corner of the screen.
  • A drop-down menu will appear where you can see Dark theme switch. Turn the switch to on and your youtube will now load in dark mode every time you visit it.
  • You can turn it off by switching the button from on to off.

How to enable youtube dark mode on Android and iPhone

It requires youtube app to be installed on your device. Follow the steps below to enter in dark mode on the youtube app.

  • Open youtube app.
  • Tap on your profile icon. It is located on the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on Settings.
  • In the settings section, you will see a switch saying Dark theme. Just turn that switch to on and your youtube app will turn into a dark theme.
  • You can turn it off by switching the button from on to off.

How to enable restricted mode on youtube app

Youtube has a really useful feature, especially for the parents who want to keep their children safe from the inappropriate stuff on youtube. This feature is called youtube restricted mode. To enable youtube restricted mode on your mobile app, follow the steps below.

  • Open youtube app.
  • Tap on menu icon represented by three dots located at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on settings.
  • Tap on General.
  • Here you can see switch for turning the restricted mode to on or off.

How to enable youtube restricted mode on TV

  • Open youtube app on your TV.
  • Login to your account
  • Scroll down and open settings.
  • Turn on or enable the option saying Restricted mode or Safety mode.

Now, the videos which are marked under the restricted category of youtube will not load until you disable the restricted mode.

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