How do I cancel an automatic payment I have with a merchant?

Here is how to cancel an automatic payment with a merchant:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account.
  2. Click the Profile icon next to "Log out."
  3. Click Preapproved Payments.
  4. Select the payment, and then click Cancel.

A subscription can be cancelled up until the day before the next scheduled payment in order for you not to be charged.