Cancel Hotstar subscription easily with the DoNotPay app 

Disney+ Hotstar, or simply Hotstar, is an Indian streaming service owned by Novi Digital Entertainment, which is a subsidiary of Star India. The video-on-demand and streaming media services are available for web browsers, Android phones and tablets, iOS devices, FireTV, and Apple TV platforms. 

The membership on your Hotstar account lasts until you cancel it. It can get disrupted for a time if the payment fails to process, due to credit card expiry, virtual credit card payment, or failure of the third party payment process fails. In the My Account section, you can see the billing dates, as well as your past transactions and registered email address.

How to cancel Hotstar manually

Hotstar offers several methods of service cancelation. Bear in mind that if you’ve subscribed via your Apple device, you will also need to unsubscribe from it through iTunes.

Can you cancel withYes / No
DoNotPayYes
EmailNo
PhoneYes
LetterNo
OnlineYes
iTunesYes
In-personNo

How to cancel Hotstar subscription through the website

To cancel your Hotstar subscription and membership online, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your Hotstar account
  2. Go to the My Account page in the menu
  3. Click the Cancel Membership link
  4. Wait for confirmation

How to cancel Hotstar subscription over the phone

If you can’t or do not wish to cancel online, you can always contact the company’s customer service and ask them to end your subscription.

  1. Call 833-212-2120
  2. Tell the customer support representative that you want to cancel your subscription
  3. Provide all the necessary information about your account
  4. Ask for confirmation

Cancel Hotstar through iTunes

If you used your iTunes account for your subscription, you need to cancel through the same platform with these steps:

  1. Sign in to your Hotstar account
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Scroll down and choose iTunes & App Store
  4. Click on your Apple ID and authenticate it
  5. Scroll down to find Subscriptions
  6. Choose Hotstar from the listed options
  7. Click on Cancel and then Yes
  8. Wait for confirmation
  9. Check if your subscription has been changed from Subscribed to Canceled

How to cancel Hotstar with DoNotPay

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If you do not want to go through this or are unable to cancel, you can count on DoNotPay to help you cancel your subscription. All you need to do is:

  1. Sign up in a web browser or download the iOS app 
  2. Choose “Find Hidden Money”
  3. Type in Hotstar
  4. Confirm your email
  5. Get a confirmation from us within 48 hours

Potential problems when canceling Hotstar

Despite seeming like canceling your Hotstar membership is straightforward, many Hotstar users have reported that they were charged after canceling. Apart from that, you can’t cancel your subscription over the app, which makes it slightly difficult. 

You can use DoNotPay to cancel your subscription without any problems.

Does the Hotstar free trial auto-renew into a paid subscription?

Hotstar auto-renews your membership after a free trial, which means you will be charged if you do not cancel your membership on time. If you cancel your membership before your free trial ends, you will not be charged for the next period.

If you use DoNotPay, you can avoid having any charges after your free trial ends. You can stop the auto-renewal of the membership with the help of or app, available both in your web browser and as an iOS app

What are the best alternatives to Hotstar

If you are unsatisfied with Hotstar, you can find other streaming services. You can cancel your Hotstar subscription and get one of the more popular options.

PlatformPricing
Amazon Prime Video$6.49–$12.99 per month (depending on the plan)
Hulu$5.99–$60.99 per month (depending on the plan)
HBO GO$14.99 per month

Can you get a refund from Hotstar?

No, Hotstart does not offer a refund once you cancel your subscription. Once you cancel your membership, you won’t be charged for the next month, but you cannot get a refund for any previous month you were billed.

Let DoNotPay monitor all of your subscriptions for unused services

Americans spend $84k per year on subscriptions they don’t use, mostly because it can be difficult to cancel them. DoNotPay helps people handle all of the paid services. You can easily control and cancel all of your active subscriptions. All you have to do is: 

  1. Connect DoNotPay to your credit card
  2. Let DoNotPay find all your subscriptions
  3. See a list of subscriptions you don’t use
  4. Unsubscribe from them

Other things DoNotPay can help you with

Apart from helping you cancel your subscription service or membership, DoNotPay can help you with many other things, such as: