There are many reasons to love the iPhone. From luxurious looks to smart services, the iPhone has everything to offer that one can imagine. iPhone runs on iOS and iOS enables users to have access to loads of smart mobile applications and services. If you have added a payment method on your iPhone, you can enjoy a lot of subscription services such as Apple music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News, Apple Fitness+, and iCloud. But what if you have to remove payment method from iPhone.
If you have ever removed a payment method on iPhone then you must have realized how simple it is. But if you have not ever deleted a payment method from your Apple id then it might be a little confusing for you. So, the idea here is to contact us and get assistance. Else, read this helping post and educate yourself.
The question of how to remove payment methods on the iPhone can be interpreted in two ways. One is how to remove a debit card on an iPhone. And secondly, how to remove a credit card from an iPhone. In this quick webpage we will address the removal process for both cards. So, let's get started.
How to remove payment method from iPhone with subscription?
Let's put the first thing first. When you might have to delete your old debit or credit card from your Apple Id. Good question. Usually, the need to delete a card from Apple arises when the added card is expired, lost, or stolen. As we all know that time and again banks offer different kinds of cashback schemes and discounts on various purchases. And when it happens, users might have to remove the old and add a new debit or credit card to avail the offer. Different people might have their different reasons to delete and add a new card to their Apple id.
Now let's come back to our main question- how do I remove my payment method from the iPhone? Thankfully it is so simple. But, let me clear one thing before we proceed. Once you delete your payment method from your Apple Id then you will not be able to make hassle-free and fast purchases. So, if you are sure about deleting your card from iPhone only then read the step-by-step instructions as mentioned below:
Unlock your iPhone and tap the setting icon.
Now scroll down and select iTunes and Apps store.
The next screen will open up with your unique Apple Id at the top (a registered email id happens to be an Apple Id).
Tap your Apple Id and then further choose to manage payments.
After that comes a screen where you can see all your added Visa and Mastercard as your payment methods.
Now carefully select any one card that you want to delete from your card.
Finally, tab the remove tab if you really want to delete your payment method from your Apple Id.
Why can't I remove my card from my iPhone?
Stop growing anxious if you are unable to remove your debit or credit card from your iPhone. It is quite normal to get an error that reads "unable to remove payment method as there is an active subscription on the account that requires at least one payment on file". This complicated looking problem has one simple solution. Actually, there are a few things that you need to bear in mind as I have mentioned below.
Make sure that there is no pending payment on your linked card. Take one more thing on a serious note and that is until and unless you cancel your subscription on iPhone you can't remove your debit or credit from your Apple Id on iPhone. So, the idea here is to first check if there is any active subscription and cancel it if there is any.
How do I remove an active subscription card from my iPhone?
These are the steps to follow to check and cancel your active subscription on iPhone before canceling your card from Apple id.
Get into your settings section on your iPhone.
Go down to find and select iTune and Apps Store.
Now tap on your Apple Id.
After that move a little down and select subscription.
All of your active subscriptions will come to your view.
Select the subscription and then select delete or deactivate.
How to remove a payment method without canceling your subscription?
iCloud storage and Apple Music are two super popular subscription services that hardly anyone ever would like to cancel. But what if you have to remove your card without canceling your iCloud subscription service on iPhone? Got confused? Not an issue. I have got an answer to this question as well.
Be informed that you can add multiple payment methods to your Apple Id. For example, if you have already added a debit card then you can add a credit card or any other debit card to your iPhone. There must be at least one active payment method on iPhone id for uninterrupted subscription service. In case if you don't have any additional debit or credit card then what best you can do is to buy and add an iTunes card. Yes, you definitely can add an iTunes card with the help of card number, expiration date, and CVV code. And further then you can remove your payment method (debit or credit card) from your iPhone.
If you have tried everything but still can't remove the payment method from your Apple id on iPhone then feel free to get in touch with us. There could be a few more possible reasons that only an expert can handle.