How to Cancel Google Authenticator

How to Cancel Google Authenticator

Written by on 2022-03-01

We have made it super easy to cancel Google Authenticator subscription
at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Google LLC" (the developer) uses to bill you.
Now let us get into the crux of this guide.


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Complete Guide to Cancel and Delete Google Authenticator

There are a few things you must do and know before canceling subscriptions. They are:

  1. Check the Terms, Service policy or Privacy policy of Google Authenticator to know if they support self-serve subscription cancellation or account deletion:
  2. Once you subscribe to a plan and you don't cancel it manually like you subscribed, that plan will renew automatically because you gave the permission.
  3. When you subscribe for a trial period and then you cancel, you run the risk of losing that trial content altogether.
  4. You must remember to manually cancel a subscription 24 hours before the trial period ends.

We have made it super easy to cancel Google Authenticator subscription at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Google LLC" (the developer) uses to bill you. Now let us get into the crux of this guide.



   

How to Cancel Google Authenticator Subscription on your iPhone or iPad.

  1. First, open the settings app and tap on your name.
  2. Then, tap on the "Subscriptions" tab.
    (Note that you might not automatically see this tab. In that case, tap on iTunes & Appstore)
  3. Next, tap on your Apple ID. View Apple ID then sign in and scroll down to the "Subscriptions" button.
  4. Next, tap on Google Authenticator (subscription) you want to review.
  5. Now, Tap on Cancel.
    (Note that if you don't see a "Cancel Subscription" button for Google Authenticator, then it's definitely canceled already. It won't be renewed anymore).



How to Cancel Google Authenticator Subscription on your Android device

To cancel Google Authenticator subscription on Android, you need to realize that deleting the Google Authenticator app alone won't cut it. Follow the steps below:

  1. First, open the Google Play Store. If you have multiple Google accounts, be sure you're signed into the right one.
  2. Click on menu, then go to "Subscriptions".
  3. Choose the Google Authenticator subscription you wish to cancel and tap on the "Cancel Subscription" option.
  4. Finish up as directed.

Once your Google Authenticator subscription has been removed from Google Play, your future subscriptions will be cancelled and won't be renewed anymore.



How do I remove my Card from Google Authenticator?

Removing card details from Google Authenticator if you subscribed directly is very tricky. Very few websites allow you to remove your card details. So you will have to make do with some few tricks before and after subscribing on websites in the future.

Before Signing up or Subscribing:

  1. Create an account on Justuseapp. signup here →
  2. Create upto 4 Virtual Debit Cards - this will act as a VPN for you bank account and prevent apps like Google Authenticator from billing you to eternity.
  3. Fund your Justuseapp Cards using your real card.
  4. Signup on Google Authenticator or any other website using your Justuseapp card.
  5. Cancel the Google Authenticator subscription directly from your Justuseapp dashboard.
  6. To learn more how this all works, Visit here →.

After Signing Up:

  1. If you didn't use a Justuseapp Card when you subscribed, your only option is to contact Google Authenticator directly. Get their Contact info →


How to Cancel Google Authenticator Subscription on a Mac computer.

To cancel Google Authenticator subscription on your Mac, do the following:


  1. First open the Mac App Store, then click on your name at the bottom of the sidebar.
  2. Click on the "View Information" tab at the top of the window and sign in if asked to do so.
  3. Scroll down on the next page shown to you until you see the "Subscriptions" tab then click on "Manage".
  4. Click "Edit" beside the Google Authenticator app and then click on "Cancel Subscription".

Note: Always make sure to use the exact username and ID you used to set up the subscription to manage that subscription when necessary. This is sometimes different from the Apple ID or Android brand ID you have set up.

If you don't remember your password however, contact the App for help/to reset password.


How to Cancel Google Authenticator Subscription on Paypal.

To cancel your Google Authenticator subscription on PayPal, do the following:

  1. First log into your PayPal account at www.paypal.com .
  2. Click on the settings tab which is beside the logout option.
  3. Press "Payments" from the menu provided to you and click on "Manage Automatic Payments" in the Automatic Payments dashboard.
  4. You'll be shown a series of merchants' agreement you've transacted before. Click on "Google Authenticator" or "Google LLC" to cancel.
  5. You will be shown a confirmation page. Click on the "Cancel Automatic Payments" tab to affirm that you want to stop making payments to Google Authenticator.
  6. Then click "Done" on the verification page to complete the unsubscription.



What to do if you subscribed directly on Google Authenticator's website?

Here's how to cancel your Google Authenticator subscription when billed through a payments provider that is not the Appstore, Playstore or Paypal.

Sometimes, you may start a subscription directly on a company's website without using an extra layer of security like Paypal or Apple. To unsubscribe, you might have to sign into Google Authenticator's website or directly reach out to their payments provider.

Generally, here are some steps you can take if you find yourself in that fix:

  1. Finding the company's information, then reach out to them directly: Get all Google Authenticator's contact details here

  2. Visit the website of Google Authenticator. Click to visit .

  3. Login to your account.

  4. In the menu section, look for any of the following: "Billing", "Subscription", "Payment", "Manage account", "Settings".

  5. Click the link, then follow the prompts to cancel your subscription.


How to delete Google Authenticator account

You might have created an account on Google Authenticator during the course of using the app. Many apps make it so easy to signup but a nightmare to delete your account. We try to make it easier but since we don't have information for every app, we can only do our best.


Generally, here are some steps you can take if you need your account deleted:

  1. Reach out directly to Google Authenticator via Justuseapp. Get all Contact details →

  2. Send an email to [email protected] Click to email requesting that they delete your account.

  3. Check Google Authenticator's Privacy/TOS/Support channels below for their Data-deletion/request policy and contact them:

    *Pro-tip: Once you visit any of the links above, Use your browser "Find on page" to find "@". It immediately shows the neccessary emails.



Bonus: How to Delete Google Authenticator from your iPhone or Android.


Delete Google Authenticator from iPhone.

To delete Google Authenticator from your iPhone, Follow these steps:

  1. On your homescreen, Tap and hold Google Authenticator until it starts shaking.
  2. Once it starts to shake, you'll see an X Mark at the top of the app icon.
  3. Click on that X to delete the Google Authenticator app from your phone.

Method 2:

Go to Settings and click on General then click on "iPhone Storage". You will then scroll down to see the list of all the apps installed on your iPhone. Tap on the app you want to uninstall and delete the app.

For iOS 11 and above:

Go into your Settings and click on "General" and then click on iPhone Storage. You will see the option "Offload Unused Apps". Right next to it is the "Enable" option. Click on the "Enable" option and this will offload the apps that you don't use.


Delete Google Authenticator from Android

  1. First open the Google Play app, then press the hamburger menu icon on the top left corner.
  2. After doing these, go to "My Apps and Games" option, then go to the "Installed" option.
  3. You'll see a list of all your installed apps on your phone.
  4. Now choose Google Authenticator, then click on "uninstall".
  5. Also you can specifically search for the app you want to uninstall by searching for that app in the search bar then select and uninstall.


How easy is it to cancel/delete Google Authenticator?

Our crowdsourced data from Google Authenticator and Justuseapp users, shows that it is Difficult to cancel a Google Authenticator subscription.

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What is Google Authenticator?

Google Authenticator works with 2-Step Verification for your Google Account to provide an additional layer of security when signing in. With 2-Step Verification, signing into your account will require both your password and a verification code you can generate with this app. Once configured, you can get verification codes without the need for a network or cellular connection. Features include: - Automatic setup via QR code - Support for multiple accounts - Support for time-based and counter-based code generation - Transfer accounts between devices via QR code To use Google Authenticator with Google, you need to enable 2-Step Verification on your Google Account. Visit http://www.google.com/2step to get started.



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Reported Issues: 4 Comments

By Chandan kumar
Jun 06 2022

फेसबुक चालू नहीं हो रहा है आतो फिकेशन चालू था मैंने रिस्टोर मारा था फिर उसके बाद फेसबुक चालू नहीं हो रहा है



By Djenny Joseph
Mar 16 2022

My google Authenticator code field invalid eah time I put it my account I help please



By leonora khan
Sep 23 2021

I amputting the right code and it is not letting me into my account What can i Do?



By Denise A. Chiccola
Jul 14 2021

hello - can you help me please? I had to cancel a couple of apps off my phone temporarily so that I could so that I could add one that was needed at that time. I chose the google authenticator and another. anyway I re-installed it on my phone. so now this is the problem, it didn't save any info which I didn't anticipate, because so many other apps do. I am trying to get into a very important account but am unable to because of the google authenticator. the communication isn't working and it is not generating the code for me to enter. now I can't get into it. so I am reaching out to you and them as well to see what my options are on how to fix this. Any help that you can provide for me would be greatly appreciated. I thank you in advance for your help. Sincerely, Denise





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User reviews of Google Authenticator


  • By I can't think ofa nickname
    5

    Works Perfectly

    Most recent reviews suggest that this app is bugged, though the latest patch must have covered everything, or it’s something out of Google’s controls. As long as you read directions and don’t work ahead of yourself, using the Google Authenticator with whatever it is you are using it for is one of the easiest and safest ways to log in to almost any network or software. 5 stars because there is nothing wrong with it.



  • By dig48109
    4

    Big problem transferring to new iPhone iOS11.x

    New iPhoneX unlocked. Backed up my older phone on iTunes and then started the process of restoring the data to the new phone. Google Authenticator. The app refused to install. Warning error [ Unable To Install “Google Authenticator GA” . The app is no longer available in the App Store”. This is actually not true, the app is still available in the App Store. - Ran the latest iOS11.2.2 on the iPhoneX. I wiped the iPhoneX to a factory reset - Ran all app updates on the iPhone6S for all apps. - Ran the latest iOS11.2.2 on the iPhone6S - Did a backup on iTunes twice for iPhone6S - Then did a restore on the iPhoneX . Same problem not able to use “GA”after all that. If I delete “GA” on my iPhoneX and reinstall from the cloud on new phone it opens, but lost all my 2FA sites. This is awful. This is essential for my work security and personal banking. Feature request. Please allow groups so I can sort out 2FA sites by personal , work, banking. Using GA so often that the list becomes too long



  • By jollyturns
    3

    How do you remove an entry?

    How do I remove an entry?!! The edit button at the top right shows me a selectable list, but none of the items in the list can be selected. This is on iOS 13.1.1. It looks like a typical Google app. The original developers likely went to another team, since there no glory in working on an app after it’s been released. If you want to be promoted you have to show leadership, which is not in maintaining an existing app. It’s really sad, since a lot of people rely on this little app to secure their accounts. Including people that work at Google!



  • By 101ToonLink
    3

    It’s an “okay” app. Needs some improvement.

    The Google Authenticator app is a convenient app to use for Two-Factor-Authentication. (2FA) However, there is still some work to be done to the app. First of all, we need biometric authentication before you can open the app so that if you leave your device unlocked, someone can very easily access the 2FA codes without much trouble. As someone else pointed out, this is a really big security hole that needs to be dealt with. But other than this, it’s a pretty good and simple little app. Just needs a bit more security put in.



  • By Markwoh
    3

    A serious pain when switching phones

    I had this problem on an earlier version of this app. You get a new phone, it is back to square one. There is no restore or saving of codes. It is a great app other than the fact that it becomes a nightmare if you get a new phone or have to restore your phone. They need to incorporate some kind of save system so you don't have to painstakingly disable and reenable every single 2 step verification you had previously.




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