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Apple News+ ?

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  1. Johnny Angell

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    I got an email saying my subscription to the service is confirmed. I’m getting a free 30 day trial after which they’re going to charge me $10 a month. The email looks authentic, but I didn’t sign up for it. I didn’t even know apple had a video news service.

    Anyone else getting this?
     
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    A video news service?! You sure?! No such thing exists.

    There is a News+ service. That's their magazine service. Apple TV+ is their TV service.

    Okay, so that is the first head-scratcher.

    The second head-scratcher is that they started your subscription without you initiating it.

    Do you have a copy of the letter you can post?
     
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    Right offhand, I would call it a scam and not click any links in the email.
     
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    Actually, the email doesn’t mention video, it just says “Apple News+”, and I assumed it was a streaming thing. My bad. I haven’t clicked on anything in the email. The email it’s from is [email protected]. Don’t know if that’s a valid apple email.
     
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    I’m guessing you use the News app, and tapped the “trial” button for the News+ service without realizing it.
    7E013932-6FB7-49CA-936A-A997AC9179E8.
     
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    That makes more sense.
     
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    You can look on your iPhone to see if you actually have a subscription in place:

    SETTINGS -> SUBSCRIPTIONS

    Note: This is on iOS 13. The older versions of iOS has a more complex method of getting to your subscriptions.
     
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    I don’t remember pushing that button.

    Yup, I was subscribed to a free trial which I canceled.
     

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