How to change the payment method for an active subscription

Often subscribers are in need of changing the payment method for various reasons like expiry of the credit card etc. With Subscription for WooCommerce plugin subscribers can change the payment method of an active subscription very easily.

  1. Navigate to My Account > My Subscriptions from your store, all active subscriptions will be listed here.
    Subscription for WooCommerce-My Subscription View
    Subscription for WooCommerce-My Subscription View
  2. Click on View, the subscription details like status, its start date, next payment date along with Suspend, Cancel and Change payment options will be displayed.
    Subscription for WooCommerce-Subscription Change Payment
    Subscription for WooCommerce-Subscription Change Payment

    From the above image, you can see that the payment method used is PayPal. Here, we will see how the payment method can be updated to a credit card (stripe).

  3. Update the payment method by clicking on the Change Payment button. The payment methods configured in your store will be listed here. Choose any one from the list of available payment methods.
    Subscription for WooCommerce-Subscription Change Payment Method
    Subscription for WooCommerce-Subscription Change Payment Method
  4. For instance, if you want to change your payment method from PayPal to Credit Card(Stripe), then select the respective option and click on the Change Payment Method.

    Subscription for WooCommerce-Choose Stripe Credit Card
    Subscription for WooCommerce-Choose Stripe Credit Card
  5. A message denoting the successful change in the payment method will be notified to the subscriber as shown below:
    Subscription for WooCommerce-payment method updated message
    Subscription for WooCommerce-payment method updated message

Once the payment method is updated, the successive payments for subscription will be taken from the updated payment mode. An email notification will also be sent to the store owner with details of the updated payment mode as shown below:

Subscription for WooCommerce-Payment method updated email notification
Subscription for WooCommerce-Payment method updated email notification

Refer Email Notifications for Subscription to know more on email set up.

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