Paramount Plus is a well-known streaming service that is filled with entertainment content from various networks such as CBS, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and others. In addition, Paramount Plus also has exclusive original movies. For example, famous series such as StarTrek. Basically, Paramount Plus’ streaming service is virtually no different from giants like Netflix or Amazon Prime. The only thing that makes them different is the availability of different content.
If you’ve purchased a Paramount Plus subscription and have been using it for a while, you can probably judge its pros and cons. And you can definitely decide whether you should renew your subscription to this streaming service or cancel it and try something else.
Either way, regardless of the reason, you can always cancel your Paramount Plus subscription on your Roku device by following a few simple steps.
What is a Paramount Plus streaming service?
The world is always evolving. New technologies and solutions are constantly appearing that help people feel more comfortable, and safer, and simply make life easier. As new technologies appear, so do various services. In this case, it is streaming services.
People gradually stop watching cable television for a number of reasons. Mainly because there are a lot of ads, the signal quality isn’t always good, and most importantly – you cannot choose what you want to watch at the moment. That’s why people buy devices like, for example, Roku, which works over the Internet and where you can decide what you want to watch and when.
You can install services like Paramount Plus, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, and others on your Roku device. Some of them even manage to do joint subscriptions, like Paramount Plus and Amazon Prime. This way they attract more users. However, the biggest advantage of these streaming services is that you can watch your favorite movies and shows anytime you want without commercials and whenever you want.
Nevertheless, sometimes you may get bored with a particular streaming service and not want to keep paying for a subscription. After all, you’re not going to watch it. In that case, you should unsubscribe. That’s exactly what happens with Paramount Plus. Let’s take a look at how you can do this on your Roku device.
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How to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus on a Roku device
If you want to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus on your Roku device, you have to follow these steps:
- First of all, launch your Roku device and go to the “Home” screen using the remote control.
- After that, choose the “Paramount Plus” channel icon and press the “Star” (*) button.
- Then, click on the “Manage Subscriptions” option.
- Now, select the “Cancel Subscription” option.
- Finally, confirm your action.
Once you have completed these steps, you will be able to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus on your Roku device.
One of the benefits of the Paramount Plus streaming service is that you can watch it not only through the app on your smartphone, tablet, or STB, but also on your Smart TV. For example, you can install Paramount Plus on your LG Smart TV and enjoy watching your favorite movie or TV series.
How to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus using a web browser
If you want to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus using a web browser, you have to follow these steps:
- First, open a web browser on your PC, laptop, or mobile device and go to the Paramount Plus official website.
- After that, sign in to your Paramount Plus account.
- Next, hover over your account name in the upper right corner of the web page and click on the “Account” option in the drop-down menu.
- Then, go to the “Subscription & Billing” section and click on the “Cancel Subscription” link.
- Finally, confirm the action by clicking “Yes, Cancel”.
Once you have completed these steps, you will be able to unsubscribe from Paramount Plus using their official website.
If you’re using Paramount Plus on your Fire Stick or Fire TV, you can also unsubscribe on those devices using the Paramount Plus website.
What is the cost of a Paramount Plus subscription?
Paramount Plus was launched under its current name on March 4, 2021, with two different subscription options. Subscriptions to existing CBS All Access customers were automatically upgraded to Paramount Plus, and the old app was upgraded on all devices to the new Paramount Plus.
If you want to watch the service without ads, you’ll have to pay more. It will cost $9.99 a month or $100 a year for limited advertising (local CBS channels and sports broadcasts will include regular commercial breaks). A subscription with ads will cost you $4.99 a month or $50 a year. Both options are cheaper than Netflix’s basic subscription option, which is $8.99 a month, which you can also easily cancel, for example, on your iPhone or iPad.
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What is offered with a Paramount Plus subscription?
Paramount Plus divides its core content into two parts – on-demand (movies and series) and live (sports and news). Currently, you can find a huge catalog of available old and new series on demand, which includes Blue Bloods, The Brady Bunch, Cheers, Clarice, CSI (CSI and CSI: Miami), Criminal Minds, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Hawaii Five-0, NCIS (NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans), The Real World, Survivor, and The Twilight Zone (old and new versions of Jordan Peele).
Being part of the Viacom family, there are heaps to satiate families under the Nickelodeon banner, including Avatar: The Last Airbender, Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Blue’s Clues, Dora the Explorer, Drake and Josh, iCarly, Maurice Sendak’s Little Bear, The Ned School Survival Guide Unclassified, The Puppy Patrol, Peppa Pig, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Magic Parents, and Sponge Bob Square Pants.
Nevertheless, in terms of content, Paramount Plus still lags behind its direct competitors Netflix and HBO Max. Especially when it comes to the number of devices on which you can use this streaming service, unlike HBO Max.