How to cancel Bluehost
If you bought a hosting, and domain from Bluehost. And the content on your website gradually grew so much that every time someone tries to open up your website, it takes ages to download the content, irrespective of internet speed.
Truly, bad hosting can ruin the hard work of building a great website.
Now, aa days Azure, AWS, and Cloud are providing better alternatives in comparison to Bluehost and other hosting services.
Before switching to other hosting services, you are required to cancel the Bluehost subscription, and download all the things that you will need to create another project.
Read below to discover effective ways to cancel the Bluehost.
Does Bluehost charge monthly or all at once?
Bluehost has different payment arrangements for different products.
If you have bought Bluehost’s VPS or dedicated hosting plans, you will have the privilege to pay on a month-to-month basis.
But, if you have bought the shared hosting or managed WordPress hosting, you are required to pay on an annual basis.
Note: You can ask the Bluehost representative to manage your billing period if in total it exceeds your budget, but you would like to buy only their products.
How to cancel the BlueHost on the phone?
Step 1: First of all, open up the Bluehost Terms of Service, and read carefully the section 2 and 3 to discover refunds, non-refundable fees, and cancellations associated policies with your account.
Step 2: Download the backup of all your data including emails, database, files, or any other thing that you don’t want to lose.
Step 3: Now, call the Bluehost department on (888) 401-4678 or start a live chat.
Step 4: Inform the Bluehost representative to cancel your Bluehost account, and what is required of you to complete the cancellation process
Step 5:Now, provide all the details prompted by the Bluehost representative. Such as your last name, first name, domain name, last digitals of your cPanel login password, last 4 digits of your credit card, (if paid by Paypal) 7 digit Paypal invoice number.
Step 6: Do not forget to ask them to cancel the “Auto-Renew” button for your domain. As, it is automatic, and will automatically bill you for the next billing cycle.
You can keep the auto-renewal mode, in case you want to keep your domain name alive.
How to cancel the Bluehost via Opening a Support Ticket?
Step 1: Directly go to the Bluehost Terms of Service and read carefully to discover the consequence of canceling the Bluehost account.
Step 2: Download all your data before canceling the Bluehost account.
Step 3: Then, from the Bluehost dashboard to the menu, select the ”Open ticket” option to initiate the process of raising a ticket to close your Bluehost account.
Step 4: Then, hit the “Cancellations” option and select the “OK” button.
Step 5: Provide your email address, last name, full name, domain name, and your query to cancel the Bluehost account for the Bluehost representative to raise the ticket and resolve your issue.
Step 6: After that, you will get your ticket number, use it when Bluehost will call you to resolve your issue and cancel your Bluehost account.
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How do I cancel my Bluehost website?
Step 1: Directly log into the Bluehost control panel.
Step 2: Hit on the account avatar to open up the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Select the “Products” option.
Step 4: Then, go for the Renew button next to your Hosting and domain account.
Step 5: Hit, “Do Not Renew” to stop the renewal process.
Step 6: Finally, provide a reason to cancel the domain on your account, and hit “continue”. Afterward, just comply with the rest of the steps and cancel your domain.
Does Bluehost give a refund?
Yes, if you cancel the domain within the first 30 days of buying the hosting. If you are from the USA, you can call 8884014678. If you’re from another region of the world you can comply with the above-given process, or find the local line for Bluehost customer service for your region to contact and cancel the hosting.
But, you get 100% back only for the hosting, for any other add-on product, you won’t get the same treatment. For domains that were completely free at the time of purchase, if you cancel the hosting for that domain then
Bluehost will deduct the standard amount of 15.99 dollars from your refund before canceling your hosting.
Any cancellation after the 30 days time period is not refunded.
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