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 updates again when you increase your storage capacity or delete information to make more space. To make sure you don't lose any information, learn how to back up what's in iCloud. To help free up space, learn how to delete information that you don't need anymore.

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

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