Changing your payment type will depend on your original form of payment.
You can update your payment information at theathletic.com/settings.
PayPal and Google Play
If you would like to change your payment type, you will first need to cancel your current subscription by logging into your Paypal account and/or if you subscribed via Google Play following the instructions below:
- Open your Google Play app
- Choose Subscriptions from the menu
- Choose The Athletic from the list
Once your subscription period is over, you will be able to reactivate and continue with your subscription by heading over to theathletic.com and selecting a new payment type.
Please note: you will still have full access to your account for the remainder of your billing cycle, regardless of when you cancel.
If you have an IOS subscription purchased through Apple, you can follow the below steps to change your payment type:
- Open the Settings app on your iOS device
- Tap on the iTunes & App Store section
- Tap on your Apple ID
- Tap the View My Apple ID Option
- Tap on Subscriptions
- Tap on The Athletic subscription
- Tap Cancel.
Your IOS subscription will be active until the final day of your billing period. Once your IOS subscription is no longer active, you can head over to theathletic.com to re-up your subscription using a new payment type.