What Are the Features of LinkedIn Premium?
Before you decide to cancel LinkedIn Premium, it’s important to know what features and benefits it offers. LinkedIn Premium provides valuable insight into the professional world that can help boost your career and networking efforts.
Some of the features of LinkedIn Premium include:
- Access to detailed profiles of potential employers and recruiters
- Insights into the average salary for professionals with similar background and experience
- Expanded search capabilities to easily find potential employers or job postings
- An unlimited number of InMails for easy communication with other professionals in your network
In addition, with a LinkedIn Premium subscription, you can also take advantage of online courses offered by top universities, access data-driven content marketing tools, and connect with an executive career coach who can provide personalized advice and guidance. All these features give you a competitive edge in the job market and help you stand out from the crowd.
How to Cancel Your LinkedIn Premium Subscription
Don’t want to keep your LinkedIn Premium subscription? No problem. Here’s how you can easily cancel it.
First, log into your account and go to the Settings & Privacy tab. Then select the Accounts tab on the left-hand side of the page. Scroll down until you find the Premium Subscriptions option and click on Manage. This will open up a page where you can view your current subscription, its billing cycle, and expiration date.
At the top right-hand corner of this page, there’s a Cancel Subscription button that you need to click on. You’ll then be asked to confirm your decision by selecting a reason why you’re canceling from the list provided, before clicking Confirm Cancelation to finalize it—that’s all there is to it!
Of course, if you have any questions about canceling or about refunds for unused time on your subscription, you should contact LinkedIn customer service directly for more information.
What Happens After You Cancel Your LinkedIn Premium Membership?
Once you’ve decided to cancel your LinkedIn Premium membership, the process is easy. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps and you’ll be good to go.
Step 1: Log Into Your Account
The first step is to log into your account using your LinkedIn username and password. Once you are logged in, click on the menu icon in the top right-hand corner of the page and select ‘Settings & Privacy’.
Step 2: Select Your Subscription Settings
The next step is to choose the ‘Subscriptions’ tab on the left side of the page. Here you will be able to view all of your current subscriptions and select which ones you wish to cancel. To cancel your LinkedIn Premium subscription specifically, simply select ‘Cancel’ next to that option.
Step 3: Confirm Cancelation
You will then be asked to confirm that you want to cancel your subscription by clicking on ‘Cancel Subscription’ button. After this, your subscription will be canceled and any features associated with it will no longer be available. However, you won’t lose any information or connections related to LinkedIn InMail, Recruiter Lite or Business Plus that were already collected prior to cancelation.
How to Stop Auto-Renewal of the LinkedIn Premium Membership
If you want to avoid getting billed again for a LinkedIn Premium subscription, make sure to turn off auto-renewal. You can do this at any time by following these steps:
- Log into your LinkedIn account and click on Settings & Privacy on the right side of the navigation bar.
- Click on Premium in the left-hand menu to open your account settings.
- Select Manage next to the Subscription you want to cancel and select Cancel Subscription.
- Confirm your selection by clicking Cancel Subscription again in the popup window that appears.
- You’ll receive an email confirming that you have successfully canceled your subscription as well as a link to restart it if desired.
After you’ve completed these steps, auto-renewal for the membership will be turned off and you won’t be charged any additional fees for future subscriptions after your current one expires.
Working Around the Auto-Renewal Feature With a New Subscription Plan
One thing to keep in mind if you want to cancel your LinkedIn Premium subscription is that it automatically renews. So if you don’t want to be billed again, you’ll want to go into your settings and change your subscription plan.
Here’s how you can work around the auto-renewal feature:
- Log into your LinkedIn account and go to the Premium tab in Settings.
- Select the “change” link next to the name of your Premium subscription.
- Choose one of the new subscription plans that’s available, like “premium for professionals” or “premium career”, as these give you control over when (and how much) you’re billed.
- Once you have selected a plan, click on “Change Subscription Plan” and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
By choosing one of these more flexible subscription plans, you can take control of when and how much money will be charged for your LinkedIn subscription—canceling it will be easier than ever before!
FAQs on Canceling LinkedIn Premium Subscriptions
You might have a few burning questions when it comes to canceling your LinkedIn Premium subscription, so here are all the answers you need.
How much does canceling my LinkedIn Premium subscription cost?
Canceling a subscription is free – no matter when you decide to cancel. The whole cancelation process will be a breeze and you’ll save money instantly.
Do I need to cancel my existing subscription before signing up for a new one?
No – you can sign up for a new subscription in the middle of your existing subscription period without any additional charges being incurred. When the new subscription ends, then the old one will automatically reactivate if it hasn’t been canceled.
How much time do I have to cancel?
You can cancel your LinkedIn Premium subscription at any time. However, any unused portion of your current billing cycle will be forfeited, and you won’t receive a refund for that amount. This is to ensure that the benefits associated with your subscription stay with you throughout the entire billing cycle.
What happens after canceling my LinkedIn Premium subscription?
Once you’ve canceled your premium account, you’ll still be able to access all of the content on LinkedIn but won’t be able to access some of the more advanced features associated with premium accounts such as job search tools and career advice services. You may also lose access to certain discounts on events or other services that were included in your premium membership.