Becoming a Medium member entitles you to exclusive content, audio narrations of popular stories, and an improved bookmark section. You can learn more about the benefits by going to members.medium.com.
To become a Medium member, go to members.medium.com, choose your subscription plan, enter your credit card details, and confirm your purchase. Monthly memberships are billed $5 monthly on a recurring basis, on the same day of the month you signed up. Annual memberships are $50, recurring on the calendar day you signed up. Stripe.com securely processes our credit card payments.
You can also subscribe via PayPal on the desktop, iTunes on the iOS app, and via the Google Play Store on Android.
You can cancel your subscription at any time. Once you cancel, you will still be able to read members-only content until the end of the billing cycle. There are no refunds. For more information, see Paid Terms.
To cancel your membership purchased on the desktop with a credit card or PayPal, go to your Settings page > scroll down to the Memberships section > click Cancel your membership.
To cancel your subscription purchased through iTunes, on your phone or tablet:
- Go to your phone's Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store.
- Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen.
- Tap View Apple ID. You might need to sign in or use Touch ID.
- Tap Subscriptions.
- Tap Medium membership from the list.
- Tap Cancel subscription.
Uninstalling the app or deleting your Medium account will not automatically cancel your membership subscription purchased through iTunes. You must cancel your subscription via iTunes to end the subscription. If you uninstall the app or delete the account without canceling your membership, you will still be charged.
Google Play Store
To cancel your subscription purchased through the Google Play Store, on your phone or tablet:
- Open the Google Play Store app
- Tap the menu icon > Account > Subscriptions
- Choose the Medium subscription.
- Tap Cancel.
Uninstalling the app or deleting your Medium account will not automatically cancel your membership subscription purchased through the Google Play Store. You must cancel your subscription via the Google Play Store to end the subscription. If you uninstall the app or delete the account without canceling your membership, you will still be charged.