How To Cancel Subscription On Vodacom And Unsubscribe ( USSD Code Cancellation Number)

In 10 minutes, this tutorial shows you how to cancel subscription on Vodacom; the USSD code cancellation number to check, unsubscribe and stop all subscriptions is explained.

1 out of 3 people have probably argued that Vodacom is expensive that their airtime and data finishes quickly.

This is not true, at least from my own experience, the chief reason behind this hurtful trend or argument is the presence of unwanted active Vodacom subscriptions they are on through WASPs.

I love Vodacom, first, their network is reliable, secondly, it is easy to do Vodacom SIM swap if you lost your number and you can easily roam internationally with your Vodacom number.

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How to Cancel Subscription on Vodacom

To stop all subscriptions on Vodacom, it is important you follow due diligence to know the culprit and know how to go about it.

The three ways to cancel subscriptions are:

  • Determine and know the Vodacom Subscriptions you are on
  • By dialing the Vodacom unsubscribe ussd number
  • Using the Vodacom Mobile app

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Despite the pain and headache caused, the good news is that Vodacom makes it easy for you and its customers to easily cancel any unwanted subscriptions.

1. How to check Vodacom Subscriptions

With my argument above, it is expedient for you to know the WASP service or services you are tied to. To check any active Vodacom subscriptions on your phone can be done in two ways:

  • Using the USSD code
  • Using the App

1. Dialing the Vodacom USSD number code to check Your subscriptions

To see and view your active subscriptions using the USSD code, follow the steps below:

Follow this guideline:

  • Dial *135*997#
  • Chose option 1 ( View subscriptions)
  • The next page will tell you if you are subscribed or not.
  • If you are subscribe, it will be listed

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2. Using The App To Check Your Vodacom Subscriptions

To use the App to check your active subscriptions on Vodacom, follow these steps:

Follow this Guideline:

  • Download and install the Vodacom App
  • With an active internet data or wifi connection, open the App and login
  • Click the “My Account” button. To view a list of the services you have subscribed to.
  • Select “Manage Services” from the menu and the subscription services you are on will be displayed on the screen.

Now, that you are pretty sure of the cause, now it is time to learn how to stop the unwanted subscriptions, stop and block it.

2. How to Cancel Subscriptions on Vodacom Using USSD

Please note that the Vodacom USSD code to cancel any subscriptions is *135*997#. See the steps below:

Follow this Guideline:

  • Dial *135*997#
  • A pop up virtual screen will appear with 3 options
  • Chose option 1 ( view and cancel subscription)
  • List of active subscriptions will be displayed
  • Chose the one you wish to unsubscribe from or cancel
  • Click next
  • An alert text message , SMS will be sent to you to tell you that the Vodacom subscription cancellation is successful

Please the use of the codes are important because it saves you time and stress, I encourage you to save and store this updated list of Vodacom USSD codes.

That is all, with the steps above, you are able to stop the unwanted WASPs services.

2. How To Cancel subscription on Vodacom Using the App

As earlier mentioned, the use of the App is one convenient way to cancel or stop any subscription services while at home or at anywhere. To do that, follow the steps below:

Follow this Guideline:

  • Download and install the Vodacom App
  • Login to the App ( i.e. sign in)
  • Go to “My Account” button and click it
  • Chose ‘Manage services’
  • List of the active subscription services you are on will be displayed. 
  • Chose the one you no longer want and press cancel

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Kindly watch the video below on how you can stop all subscriptions on Vodacom immediately.

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Examples of Vodacom Subscription Services

As the leading mobile service provider in South Africa, Vodacom partners with WASPs ( Wireless Application Service Providers) to deliver exciting and spicy subscriptions to its customers.

A summary of the top services are listed below.

  • News updates
  • Weather reports
  • Ringtones
  • Vodacom offers and deals
  • Location services
  • Horoscopes
  • Traffic updates etc.

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