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The Mercury News is a morning daily newspaper published in San Jose, California by the Bay Area News Group.

In 2018, the newspaper had a circulation of 110,206. On average, this makes it the fifth-largest newspaper in California:



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How to Cancel The Mercury News by Yourself

We’ve outlined several options for unsubscribing from The Mercury News in the table below:

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Cancel The Mercury News via Email

To request a cancelation of your Mercury News subscription, get in touch with the newspaper’s Subscriber Services by emailing them to

Cancel The Mercury News on the Phone

You can cancel or change your subscription at any moment by calling The Mercury News’ Subscriber Services at 1-800-870-6397. Business hours are from 6:30am-5pm (PST) Monday through Friday; 7:00am-10:30am Saturday; and 8:00am-10:30am Sunday.

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  1. Open the DoNotPay app in any
  2. Go to Find Hidden Money
  3. Type in Mercury News as the subscription you want us to cancel

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Does The Mercury News Offer a Free Trial?

As a user of the website, you will be able to read a limited number of articles over a 30-day period for free. Once you’ve reached your article limit, you’ll be prompted to subscribe and get digital access to Mercury News’ online content.

Does The Mercury News Prorate its Cancelations?

No, once you submit your cancelation request, it will become effective when your current billing period comes to an end. Mercury News stipulates that you will not be eligible for a refund.

Your subscription access and related subscriber benefits will continue for the remainder of your current billing period.

Will The Mercury News Let Me Pause My Subscription?

Yes, it will. To activate The Mercury News vacation hold, get in touch with the newspaper’s Subscriber Services department:

  • By calling 1-800-870-6397
  • Online via the My Account site

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