How to Cancel FCC Speed Test

How to Cancel FCC Speed Test

Written by on 2022-11-17

We have made it super easy to cancel FCC Speed Test subscription
at the root to avoid any and all mediums "SamKnows" (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 FCC Speed Test

A few things to note and do before cancelling:

  1. Check the Terms, Service policy or Privacy policy of FCC Speed Test to know if they support self-serve subscription cancellation or account deletion:
  2. Subscribing to a plan and not cancelling it manually will result in the plan auto-renewing.
  3. Cancelling a subscription during a free trial may result in losing the trial account.
  4. You must always cancel a subscription at least 24 hours before the trial period ends.


   

How to Cancel FCC Speed Test Subscription on iPhone or iPad:


  1. Open Settings » ~Your name~ » and click "Subscriptions".
  2. Click the FCC Speed Test (subscription) you want to review.
  3. Click Cancel.


How to Cancel FCC Speed Test Subscription on Android Device:


  1. Open your Google Play Store app.
  2. Click on Menu » "Subscriptions".
  3. Tap on FCC Speed Test (subscription you wish to cancel)
  4. Click "Cancel Subscription".


How to Cancel FCC Speed Test Subscription on a Mac computer:


  1. Goto your Mac AppStore, Click ~Your name~ (bottom sidebar).
  2. Click "View Information" and sign in if asked to.
  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 FCC Speed Test app and then click on "Cancel Subscription".

How to Cancel FCC Speed Test Subscription on Paypal:


To cancel your FCC Speed Test subscription on PayPal, do the following:

  1. Login to www.paypal.com .
  2. Click "Settings" » "Payments".
  3. Next, click on "Manage Automatic Payments" in the Automatic Payments dashboard.
  4. You'll see a list of merchants you've subscribed to. Click on "FCC Speed Test" or "SamKnows" to cancel.



What to do if you Subscribed directly on FCC Speed Test's Website:


  1. Reach out to SamKnows - the company behind FCC Speed Test directly: Get all FCC Speed Test's contact details here

  2. Visit FCC Speed Test website: 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 FCC Speed Test account:


  1. Reach out directly to FCC Speed Test via Justuseapp. Get all Contact details →

  2. Send an email to [email protected] Click to email requesting that they delete your account.
  3. Check FCC Speed Test'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.



Delete FCC Speed Test from iPhone:


To delete FCC Speed Test from your iPhone, Follow these steps:

  1. On your homescreen, Tap and hold FCC Speed Test 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 FCC Speed Test app.

Delete FCC Speed Test from Android:


  1. Open your GooglePlay app and goto the menu.
  2. Click "My Apps and Games" » then "Installed".
  3. Choose FCC Speed Test, » then click "Uninstall".

ABOUT THE APP

The FCC Speed Test app is part of both the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection (BDC) and its Measuring Broadband America programs. The BDC tests run by users will help to improve the accuracy of the FCC’s broadband maps showing mobile coverage areas. The Measuring Broadband America program assists with improving the transparency, accuracy, and availability of data on the performance of broadband services in the United States. App Options ● Run tests in Speed Test mode to check your connection or in Challenge mode to challenge wireless coverage and improve the FCC’s Broadband Map. ● Monitor data usage and set a monthly data usage cap to minimize the data limit excess on a monthly data plan. ● Store test results to compare them over time. ● Export a .zip file containing data collected during tests, as well as additional passive data supported by your device. Before You Install The new FCC Speed Test app replaces the legacy version. If you have installed a prior version of this app and wish to retain data obtained by these earlier versions, the data needs to be exported to your device or emailed to you. All previous test results will be permanently deleted upon installation of this new FCC Speed Test app version. Privacy Your privacy is safeguarded, and you can opt-in to share information with certain parties. See the Privacy Notice or download the app for more information. The app may share contact information with your provider to help the FCC build more accurate mobile broadband coverage maps, along with information on the conditions in which the test was run.   The Bigger Picture By using the FCC Speed Test app, you will help improve the FCC’s maps of mobile coverage across America. The data from these tests contribute to the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection and the Measuring Broadband America programs. The programs are run by the FCC to fulfill its Congressional mandates to collect and make publicly available accurate and transparent performance metrics on U.S. broadband. More information on the Broadband Data Collection: https://www.fcc.gov/BroadbandData




Reviews & Common Issues: 5 Comments

By Bill in Akron

Speed test with FCC minding the store

This refers to the version of the app released January 2021. The app seems to be transparent about privacy and can be constrained to not use to minimize mobile data. The app is light weight by modern standards, “only,” 35 megabytes. This app seems to give somewhat more optimistic performance ratings than Ookla or Dslreports/speetest. Hmm, maybe ISPs are cooking the books a little to make sure that when Uncle Sam is watching, performance looks better than it would otherwise. This app can’t be faulted for any cooking of the books ISPs might do. It is worthwhile to run this app so Uncle Sam can build an ISP performance database.

By krevbot

Exciting Ray of Light from a Government Agency

I am excited to see the FCC taking a measurable step toward improving connectivity for people in the US. The test speeds seem accurate, the privacy policy clear, limiting mobile data is useful, and the test definitions appreciated. As an IT professional, I am aware of a lot of misinformation surrounding latency, packet loss (thank you me the hacker!) and hope this app improves connections for everyone!

By JAntnii

Simple and usable!

Nice to see a straightforward speed test. If it helps compare non-biased performance across the country and different areas, and provides good data to target bandwidth improvements in under-resourced areas. Might be good to add a section in the app to show what data is/isn’t collected by using the app? Especially vs commercial speed test apps.

By Steven Epix

If you can judge a book by its cover...

Then this APPEARS to be the best speed test app. Due to the nature of it being an iOS app, I understand we're not gonna get to see a lot under the hood to begin with. While the results and tests SEEM the most realistic and genuine in their reporting, I don't know how any of us could know if it's truly legit.

By FXwes

Average Speed

I like this speed test cause it gives you the average of the test results. I really don't care that I got a burst speed of up to such and such for a fraction of a second like the other tests do if it's not going to be representative of actual data usage.



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