How to Cancel Overcast

How to Cancel Overcast

Written by on 2022-04-14

We have made it super easy to cancel Overcast subscription
at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Overcast Radio, 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 Overcast

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 Overcast 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 Overcast subscription at the root to avoid any and all mediums "Overcast Radio, LLC" (the developer) uses to bill you. Now let us get into the crux of this guide.



   

How to Cancel Overcast 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 Overcast (subscription) you want to review.
  5. Now, Tap on Cancel.
    (Note that if you don't see a "Cancel Subscription" button for Overcast, then it's definitely canceled already. It won't be renewed anymore).



How to Cancel Overcast Subscription on your Android device

To cancel Overcast subscription on Android, you need to realize that deleting the Overcast 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 Overcast subscription you wish to cancel and tap on the "Cancel Subscription" option.
  4. Finish up as directed.

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



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How to Cancel Overcast Subscription on a Mac computer.

To cancel Overcast 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 Overcast 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 Overcast Subscription on Paypal.

To cancel your Overcast 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 "Overcast" or "Overcast Radio, 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 Overcast.
  6. Then click "Done" on the verification page to complete the unsubscription.



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

Here's how to cancel your Overcast 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 Overcast'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 Overcast's contact details here

  2. Visit the website of Overcast. 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 Overcast account

You might have created an account on Overcast 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 Overcast via Justuseapp. Get all Contact details →

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

  3. Check Overcast'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 Overcast from your iPhone or Android.


Delete Overcast from iPhone.

To delete Overcast from your iPhone, Follow these steps:

  1. On your homescreen, Tap and hold Overcast 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 Overcast 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 Overcast 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 Overcast, 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 Overcast?

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What is Overcast?

A powerful, simple, award-winning podcast player. Featured by the App Store as Editor's Choice and critically acclaimed by The Verge, TechCrunch, 9to5Mac, AppAdvice, and more. No big company or VC funding here — Overcast is the only major podcast app written by a single person. The Verge: “The best podcast app for the iPhone” 9to5Mac: "Overcast is the best podcast app that I’ve ever used” AppAdvice: "Our favorite podcast client" Six Colors: "My podcast player of choice" The Sweet Setup: “Overcast is our favorite” Cult of Mac: “It’s the best podcast app out there” TIME: “Overcast lives up to its lofty claims” iMore: "My personal favorite" TechCrunch: “There is no reason why you should still be using the Podcasts app over Overcast” Overcast is a modern, fully featured audio podcast app with many useful features in a simple, intuitive interface: - Smart Speed saves time without distorting the audio or sounding unnatural. - Voice Boost makes every podcast the same volume with a broadcast-quality remastering engine. - Download podcasts for playing anytime, even offline. - Search and browse for new podcasts, plus get personalized recommendations. - Create custom Playlists with smart filters and per-podcast priorities, and rearrange the list whenever you want. - Receive optional notifications when new episodes arrive. - Subscribe to a podcast, or just add an episode: try new shows without committing. - Sleep timer automatically stops playback after any time interval you set. - A...



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User reviews of Overcast


  • By djkenickie
    5

    Pretty great!

    What I love about this app is how customizable and user friendly it is. You can pick different color schemes for the apps, get super particular about what order to display shows and episodes in your feed, create playlists (the main reason I got this app and deleted the regular “Podcasts” Apple app), etc. There are so many options without it becoming overwhelming so kudos to the creators! My one gripe is that I wish the “Add Podcasts” section of the app would be updated more frequently. It seems like the suggested podcasts in the “most recommended” category or “comedy” category, or any of the other categories hardly ever change. It’s always the same list of podcasts with one or two new ones thrown in. This makes it difficult for me to find more podcasts and ultimately spend more time on the app. It would also be great to get suggestions for other podcasts that are similar to what I already listen to (ex: “if you liked x podcast, you might also like y podcast”). This app does not make easy to discover new podcasts/podcasts that are similar to the ones I already enjoy, and that’s the only way in which the Apple “podcasts” app is superior to this one.



  • By JOEO3
    5

    Excellent

    After upgrading to a new iPhone and having to deal with iCloud back up issues, I was finally good to go. However, the only app that didn’t seem to work was Overcast. Huge bummer, I thought. I had to run the latest public beta of the current OS (not the upcoming OS) in order to get my iCloud back up to work. I assumed there was a bug between Overcast and this newer beta version of iOS. I sent the developer a quick email letting him know. Within 12 hours, Marco had responded, apologized for the issue, and let me know a fix had been released in that time. Apparently a recent update to his app introduced a nasty little bug. I’m grateful that he was quick to fix it. This shows the level of commitment and detail he has for this app. It’s also why I will continue to be an Overcast user. This is an excellent app and deserves all of the praise it gets. During that time, I tried other podcasting apps, but most were embarrassingly confusing and none seemed to just do what a good podcast player should do well: manage and play podcasts. Overcast is easy to use and understand, and it does its primary job very well!



  • By Mozef Kaddas
    5

    Smart Speed For The Win

    There are so many good podcasts out there, and so many podcast apps to download into your smartphone to listen to your favorite ones. All these podcast apps, including Apple “iOS” Podcast have in common features that make them somehow similar to each other. Yet, what makes Overcast stand above the rest, is it has a technology that I haven’t seen in others, and it's called Smart Speed which shortens the silence in thought long podcast, I know all the apps give you a control to speed up your podcast if you are in a car and don’t have enough time, while you don’t want to miss any of the speech, I know this depends on everyone preference and the type of show you listening to. But we all know speeding up your podcast it take from the enjoyment.l, that’s way overcast has the technology that doesn’t trade off the enjoyment yet also save sometime. I recommend it big time. All I wish for is a new feature that allows the podcast rewind a 5 seconds back when ever a notification goes off while you are listening to one.



  • By Skidude64
    5

    1 Billion Times Better than Apple

    The native iOS podcast app used to be good. Then Apple decided to make it look and function much more like its music app when they released Apple Music, which is to say they dumped all the good interface choices out the nearest window. The native iOS podcast app is atrocious to use, isn’t responsive, can be very finicky, and just overall hates life, particularly yours. My favorite feature was that it knew that even though I was only 10 minutes or so (how would I know how long, my phone was in my pocket?) into a podcast and happened to drive through a dead zone, I definitely wanted it to mark the entire show as complete and wouldn’t want to resume where I left off when I regained signal. It knew I loved scrolling through hundreds of uploaded podcasts in the finished pile looking for the one I wasn’t done with yet, only to try to find what time stamp I was at when it cut me off. Thanks for nothing, Apple podcasts. And thank you, Overcast, for being a clean, well-designed, completely functional podcast app.



  • By nrlacanc
    5

    Thank you!

    To me listening to podcasts should be quick, easy and done without thought. Overcast is providing just that. You have all the functions you need in the free version and the adds are not intrusive. For me it was well worth the $10/yr to support the future development. Even though I consider myself an early adapter and enjoy changes to improve a product, I basically stopped listening to podcasts after the iOS update which changed the podcast app drastically. It is possible I am more forgiving to bumps in the development process when it is a small company or new product, neither of which describes Apple. With that said overcast does have some limitations that to me do not hinder the daily listening experience. The biggest I have noticed is searching for podcasts I am not always able to find what I’m looking for. An easy solution is to copy the url from Apple podcast app, use that in the search and there is no problem finding it. I also haven’t figured out a way to better organize all of my podcasts.




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