Cancel The Wall Street Journal in no more than two minutes

The Wall Street Journal is an international daily business newspaper. It is officially in English, but there are international editions in Chinese and Japanese as well. With around 2,834,000 copies sold daily, it is one of the most critical newspapers today.

How to cancel WSJ subscription manually

There are two ways to unsubscribe from the Wall Street Journal, depending on where you’re from. If you live in the state of California and have an online subscription, you can cancel it using the customer center page. If you’re not from California, the only way to unsubscribe is to call.

Cancel the Wall Street Journal through the customer center

For residents of California who want to cancel their subscription, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Sign in to the customer center.
  2. Go to “My Account” and click “Manage Subscriptions.”
  3. Find the “Cancel” section, open the “Subscriptions” page, and then hit the “Cancel Subscription” link.
  4. If you cannot find the link, you should contact customer service.

Cancel the Wall Street Journal by phone

If you don’t live in California, the only option available is cancelation by phone. The number you call depends on whether or not you live in the USA.

USA residents

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Call 1 800 568 7625 and wait for the customer service agent to pick up.
  2. Ask them to cancel your subscription.
  3. Provide any details they ask for.
  4. Ask for an email of confirmation.

Non-US residents

You need to follow the same steps, but the phone number is different based on where you live.

  • EMEA Region: +44(0)20 3426 1313
  • APAC Region: 800 901 216
Can you cancel withYes / No
DoNotPayYes
EmailNo
PhoneYes
LetterNo
In-personNo
Company websiteYes (California only)

Cancel the Wall Street Journal with the help of DoNotPay

If you want to cancel your subscription without waiting in a dull phone queue for a half of a lifetime, you can use DoNotPay to help you. With our app, you’ll be done with this tedious task in two minutes or less.

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Open the DoNotPay app in your web browser or download and open the iOS version.
  2. Click “Find Hidden Money.”
  3. Type in “Wall Street Journal” as the service you want to cancel.

Once we’ve canceled your subscription, you’ll get an email to notify you that everything went swimmingly.

Does the Wall Street Journal free trial auto-renew into a paid subscription?

Wall Street Journal does not offer a free trial. It does offer a paid trial version, and you pay it $12 for 12 weeks. This subscription renews automatically. If you don’t want to pay the full price, you need to unsubscribe automatically.

What do Wall Street Journal charges look like on my statement?

The Wall Street Journal charges will show up on your credit card statement in the following forms.

RECURRING CHECK CARD PURCHASE D J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MAD J*DOWJONES NEWS 800-568-7625 MAD J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MA 01020 USA
D J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 800-568-7625D J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MAPayment to WSJ/Barron’s
D J*BARRON’S 800-568-7625 MAD J*WALL ST JOURNAL 8005687625 MAD J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL xxx-xxx-7625 MA
D J*WALL ST JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MAWALL ST JOURNALD J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 8005687625 MA
Debit Purchase – Visa D J*wall-st-jour800-568-7625maDEBIT CARD PURCHASE – D J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL xxx-xxx-7625 MATHE WALL STREET JOURNAL WSJ.COM
D J*BARRONS’S 800-568-7625 MAD J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MA 01020 USWALL ST JOURNAL 800-568-7625 MA
D J*WALL-ST-JOURNALD J*BARRON’S 800-568-7625D J*WALL ST JOURNAL
800-568-7625 MAD J*WALL-ST-JOURNAL800-568-7625 MACHKOUT D J*WALL-ST-J800-568-7625 MA

Does Wall Street Journal prorate its cancelations? 

Sometimes they will, and sometimes they won’t. It depends on the length of the subscription. In general, monthly and quarterly subscriptions are not refunded. Cancelations of semi-annual and annual subscriptions are prorated, provided that you don’t cancel them in the last 30 days. Wall Street Journal reserves the right to give refunds at their own discretion.

What are the best alternatives to the Wall Street Journal

Here are some alternatives to the Wall Street Journal to ponder upon.

CompanyPriceBenefits
New York Times$1/week
  • Modern features
  • Gadget-friendly
WT SocialFree (donation optional)
  • Social network
  • Focus on business news and evidence-based journalism
  • Ad-free

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