Downgrade or cancel your iCloud storage plan

If you have more space in iCloud than you need, you can downgrade or cancel your storage plan on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC.

What happens when you downgrade your storage plan

If your iCloud storage exceeds your new storage plan capacity, iCloud won't sync or update your information. iCloud will be updated again when you increase your storage capacity or delete information to make more space. 

If you downgrade or cancel your plan, the storage change will take effect from when your current subscription billing period ends.* If you downgrade to the free iCloud Storage plan, you'll have 5 GB of storage.

Find out what happens if you sign up for Apple One and downgrade your storage plan.

* Partial refunds are available where required by law. If you recently changed your iCloud storage plan, contact Apple within 14 days for a refund. Find out how to request a refund.


Downgrade or cancel on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage or iCloud Storage.
  2. Tap Change Storage Plan.
  3. Tap Downgrade Options and enter your Apple ID password.
  4. Choose a different plan.
  5. Tap Done. Can't tap Done?


Downgrade or cancel on your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Apple ID. If you’re using macOS Mojave or earlier, you don’t need to click Apple ID.
  2. Click iCloud.
  3. Click Manage.
  4. Click Change Storage Plan.
  5. Click Downgrade Options.
  6. Enter your Apple ID password, then click Manage.
  7. Choose a different plan.
  8. Click Done. Can't click Done?


Downgrade or cancel on your Windows PC

  1. Open iCloud for Windows.
  2. Click Storage.
  3. Click Change Storage Plan.
  4. Click Downgrade Options.
  5. Enter your Apple ID password, then click Manage.
  6. Choose a different plan.
  7. Click Done. Can't click Done?


If you subscribe to Apple One

Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud storage and more are combined into one simple plan with Apple One. If you already have an iCloud storage plan, you don't need to cancel it when you sign up for Apple One. Find out what happens to your iCloud storage when you subscribe

If you pay for both Apple One and an iCloud storage plan, you can downgrade or cancel the iCloud storage plan and just use the iCloud storage included in Apple One.

If you downgrade or cancel the iCloud storage included in Apple One, you also cancel your Apple One subscription. Find out how to see or cancel your subscriptions

 


If you can't select Done

If you can't click Done, make sure you are signed in with the same Apple ID as your iCloud storage plan. You can also try following these steps on a different device. If you still need help, contact Apple Support.


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