How To Cancel HughesNet

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Cancel HughesNet and Do Yourself a Huge Favor

HughesNet is a fast-speed satellite internet with built-in Wi-Fi, offering 25Mbps speed on every plan. They claim to be America’s first choice for satellite internet and offer four plans to cater to user requirements.

Did you subscribe to HughesNet only to be disappointed in their service, and now you want to cancel it? We’ve got you covered!

How To Terminate HughesNet Subscription Yourself

You can terminate your HughesNet subscription over the phone by calling Customer Care at 866-347-3292. If you’re a business owner, you can call 800-347-3272. Make sure to:

  • Inform the customer support agent that you want to cancel your subscription
  • Add details including your billing address, your HughesNet account number, and payment plan information
  • Ask for a confirmation email

The agent will guide you through the process or cancel your subscription for you. Customer service is available 24/7.

Issues To Consider When Canceling HughesNet Yourself

Canceling HughesNet can be complicated and frustrating if you’re doing it on your own. A lot of customers faced issues during the cancellation process. Here’s a quick summary:

  • The website has broken links to email and Live Chat, so you don’t have an alternative to phone calls
  • HughesNet does not provide website access in some countries. If you’re traveling to those countries, it can be difficult to access your account
  • The customer support team can be unhelpful and rude

Use DoNotPay and Cancel HughesNet in Three Steps

Are you finding it exhausting and frustrating to cancel HughesNet yourself? You can save time and effort by using DoNotPay to cancel your subscription. Here’s how to unsubscribe:

  1. Choose the Find Hidden Money option
  2. Type HughesNet and confirm

Leave the rest to DoNotPay! We will finalize the cancellation process and notify you via a confirmation email once the process is complete.

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Here is an overview of the methods you can use to get rid of HughesNet:

Can You Cancel VIa?Yes/No
Live ChatNo

Does HughesNet Charge You After Cancellation?

Before you proceed with the cancellation process, review HughesNet’s terms and conditions to see if the Early Termination Fee applies to you:

Cancellation Period

Cancellation Fee

Cancel your subscription before installationComplete refund
Cancel your subscription after activation but before the 24-month contract expires$400 as a termination fee. The exact amount will depend on the cancellation time. If you cancel within the first three months, the amount charged will be $400. The amount decreases by $15 per month of active service
Cancel after the 24-month contract is overReturn the equipment within 45 days or pay a $300 Equipment Fee

Can You Change Your Subscription Plan?

HughesNet allows you to change your subscription plan at any time. All you have to do is follow these instructions:

  1. Open the HughesNet membership site
  2. Select My Services
  3. Click on Change Plan
  4. Select the plan you want, and it will be added to your cart
  5. Click on your cart and select Complete Order

Your subscription will be effective immediately, If you change your plan during the current billing cycle, your charges will be prorated in the subsequent month.

Can You Put Your HughesNet Subscription on Hold?

If you want to pause your subscription instead of canceling it, you can call the customer support team at 866-347-3292 and request them to suspend your service temporarily. You can call and request to resume your service when you’re ready.

Can You Try HughesNet for Free?

Do you want to try satellite internet but don’t want to pay for it yet? HughesNet offers a 30-day trial period to all users. You will have to add your credit card details when you sign up, and you will be charged for the full membership once the free trial ends.

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The virtual credit card works like a burner card with an auto-generated credit card number you can use to sign up for services similar to HughesNet. You don’t have to deposit any funds into the card, and once the trial period ends, you will automatically be unsubscribed from the service. Get free trials for all the services you want using DoNotPay’s free trial card!

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