Need Another Guiding Star? Cancel OnStar With DoNotPay!
OnStar is a company that provides subscription-based services including in-vehicle security, hands-free calling, navigation, remote diagnostics, stolen vehicle assistance, and emergency services. Its parent company is General Motors. OnStar’s headquarters are in Detroit, Michigan, and the service is available in:
- United States
Cancel OnStar Subscriptions the Old-Fashioned Way
If you’re looking to get rid of your OnStar subscription plan, you can find an overview of available options in the table below. OnStar doesn’t allow online cancellations, so you will have to reach out to their customer support.
Can you cancel with
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Cancel OnStar Over the Phone
Stopping your subscription the old-fashioned way is possible only if you give OnStar representatives a call. The process should look like this:
- Prepare all relevant account information
- Call 1-888-466-7827
- Use DoNotPay to jump the queue if their call volume is too high
- Speak to a representative and request a cancellation
Another way to reach an OnStar agent is to press the blue OnStar button in your vehicle.
Eliminate OnStar Monthly Charges With DoNotPay
Nobody likes spending their free time waiting for the first available agent to pick up the phone. To avoid the nightmare of contacting call centers, you can use the world’s first robot lawyer—DoNotPay. Our app was created to make cancellations of unused subscriptions and memberships as easy as possible.
You can forget about jumping through customer support hoops if you set up a DoNotPay account in a web browser. Our cancellation method involves only three easy steps:
- Sign in to your account
- Hit Find Hidden Money on the homepage
- Enter OnStar as the service you want to cancel
You won’t have to talk to anyone or exchange countless emails before your subscription finally gets terminated. As soon as our AI lawyer bots unsubscribe you from this service, a notification will pop up in the app.
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Are you aware of all the subscriptions and memberships burning a hole in your pocket? If remembering them puts a strain on your memory, it might be the time to rethink some of those monthly charges. An average American wastes hundreds of dollars per year on rarely used subscriptions, but you don’t have to lose your money like that.
If you connect your email address or bank account to DoNotPay, our app will keep track of all your subscriptions, locate the ones you could do without, and help you cancel them in those three easy steps described above.
Can I Get a Refund After Canceling OnStar?
OnStar prorates its refunds for payments made in the previous 30 days. As per their Terms and Conditions, refunds are issued for whole months that were not used and remaining days that were paid in advance. This rule doesn’t apply if:
- The purchase or lease price of your vehicle includes the price of OnStar service
- The terms of the applicable services (or the applicable third-party services) state otherwise
What OnStar Charges Look Like on a Bank Statement?
Codes on bank statements can be downright confusing. To avoid being charged even after you cancel your OnStar subscription, look for the similar items in your next bank statement:
|CHECKCARD 03/06 ONSTAR 888-4ONSTAR MI||OnStar 888-4ONSTAR M||POS Debit – – ONSTAR 888-4ONSTAR MI|
|OnStar RECURRING PAYMENT 09/20 888-4ONSTAR MI card||OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI 48090 US||03/18/2016 OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI|
|DEBIT PURCHASE Nov 28 14:52 ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT& 888-4ONSTAR MI 15334||ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT 888-466-7827 MI 03/20||ONSTAR SUBSCRIPTION|
|ONSTAR DATA PLAN A888-4ONSTAR MI||DEBIT CARD PURCHASE – OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||888-4ONSTAR MI|
|02/18/2016 OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||PENDING – OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||GM *ONSTAR CALLING MIN|
|OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI 48243 US||CHECKCARD 04/05 ONSTAR 888-4ONSTAR MI||ATT ONSTAR W RECURRING|
|CHECKCARD OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI ON 04/05||OnStar RECURRING PAYMENT 09/10 888-4ONSTAR MI card||ONSTAR DATA PLAN|
|ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT 888-466-7827 MI 02/19||OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT&T 9888-4ONSTAR MI|
|VISA DDA PUR469216 ONSTAR 888 4ONSTAR * MI||ONSTAR 888-4ONSTAR MI||DEBIT PURCHASE Mar 22 ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT& 888-4ONSTAR MI 16085|
|Payment to OnStar||PURCHASE OnStar 888 4ONSTAR MI card||Debit Purchase – Visa Onstar 888-4onstar Mi|
|CHECKCARD 02/06 ONSTAR 888-4ONSTAR MI||ONSTAR 000-||ONSTAR 888-|
|ONSTAR DATA PLA||ONSTAR PERSONAL CALLING||OnStar|
|: OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT& 888-4ONSTAR MI||GM ONSTAR|
|OnStar RECURRING PAYMENT 09/04 888-4ONSTAR MI card||ONSTAR, LLC||OnStar 000-000-0000 MI|
|POS DEBIT ONSTAR DATA PLAN – AT&T; 888-4ONSTAR MI||01/25/2016 OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI||CHECKcard OnStar 888-4ONSTAR MI RECURRING|
Potential Issues With OnStar Cancellations
If you cancel your OnStar services and change your mind afterward, you might have to pay a reactivation fee.
OnStar notified their users back in 2011 that they track vehicles even after the service is canceled. In case you want to avoid your data being collected by this company, you can physically remove the OnStar device from your car. It is located behind the right or left rear wheel well (accessible through the trunk) or behind the glove compartment.
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