How to Cancel Amazon Music in 2024: The Small Business Owner‘s Guide

As a small business owner, you know just how quickly subscription costs can add up. While Amazon Music offers a robust streaming service, there may come a time when you need to cancel it to allocate funds elsewhere in your growing company.

In this comprehensive guide, I‘ll draw upon my own experiences as an entrepreneur to walk you through canceling Amazon Music swiftly and seamlessly.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Follow these detailed steps whether you subscribed directly via Amazon or through Apple, Google, or another third-party provider:

Cancel on Desktop

  1. Log into your Amazon account and click "Account & Lists"
  2. Select "Your Music Subscriptions" under Prime content
  3. Identify the subscription you wish to cancel
  4. Click "Actions" next to the plan and select "Cancel Subscription"
  5. Review and confirm your cancellation

Cancel subscription option location

Tip: Make sure to download any DRM-free tracks you wish to keep prior to cancellation.

Cancel on Mobile

  1. Open the Amazon Music app and tap the profile icon
  2. Select "Settings" and identify correct subscription
  3. Choose "Cancel Subscription" and confirm prompt
  4. Expect cancellation email confirmation from Amazon

If you don‘t see expected cancellation emails, contact Amazon Music support to troubleshoot.

Cancel Through Third-Party

What Happens When You Cancel

Once you cancel Amazon Music, you will immediately lose access to any downloaded songs marked as "Prime" or "Amazon Music Unlimited." Purchased songs and those uploaded directly will not be affected.

Your subscription remains active until the end of the current billing period. Set a reminder to avoid surprise fees!

Cancelling Amazon Music does not cancel your overall Prime membership or other Amazon subscriptions. However, if bundled or on a free trial, cancelling may impact eligibility for those program extensions.

Sample cancellation confirmation notice

Key Considerations

  • Amazon Music Unlimited = on-demand access to 90 million songs & podcasts
  • Amazon Music HD = lossless-quality streaming
  • You may lose discounts bundled with annual plans

Check Amazon subscription policies to ensure smooth cancellation.

Retention Offers

Like many services, Amazon may offer discounts, free trial extensions, or other perks to try keeping you subscribed.

  • If presented with a retention offer, do not feel pressured to accept right away. Politely state you will consider the presented terms.
  • Compare offers to the actual utility you gain from the service.
  • Consider asking for additional discounts or free months to test retention offers. The worst they can say is no!

Contact Amazon Music Support

Still need help? Reach out to Amazon‘s 24/7 customer service:

  • Website: Click "Contact Us" under the "Help" dropdown menu
  • Mobile App: Open "Settings" then "Help & Feedback"

I recommend the direct chat option so you can get real-time cancellation confirmation.

Alternatives for Entrepreneurs

Rather than Amazon Music, small business owners may want to consider these affordable music service alternatives:

  • Spotify offers specially tailored plans for companies.
  • YouTube Music lets you access videos and songs for just $9.99/month.
  • Pandora gives you control over stations and shared listening.

Evaluate all options before settling on the best service for your entrepreneurial needs and budget.

I hope this guide served as a detailed walkthrough of exactly how to cancel Amazon Music subscriptions across platforms. Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions!