If you are a student, you are able to get a discount from Discovery+. However, it is not ad free, but it is ad-lite. How to subscribe Discovery+ for a student to get a discount? You are able to read the explanation below along with the other information about Discovery+.
The Cost of Discovery+ For Students
If you are active and eligible students, you are able to get discovery+ with limited ads and the cost is $2.99/ month for one year, after a free trial for 7 days. If you want to get this offer, you need to verify that your age is 18 – 24 years old and a current student. It is important for you to note that you may be required to provide additional school-issued documentation such as your full name, school and enrollment date for the current term or in the last 3 months. Some approved supporting documents that you have to provide are a school ID with an expiration date, a class schedule and a tuition receipt.
After you click on the Start Free Trial button, then you will be directed to the website for SheerID, a trusted partner, to verify your student status. After you are verified, then there will be a promo code that you will receive. You have to go to discoveryplus.com/redeem and then you have to enter your promo code. After that, you need to click on the Apply button and set up your account. Then, you are able to start streaming.
As explained on the Crick Viral site, students need to maintain their enrollment status to renew. They need to re-verify their enrollment status annually. Let’s say that your student status is not re-verified. If so, your student subscriptions will expire at the end of the current billing cycle.
The Subscription Plans Offered by Discovery Plus
Discovery Plus offers two subscription plans which can fit your budget. So, you are able to choose the plan that can work best for you. You can begin streaming with your 7-day free trial. Those subscription plans which are offered by Discovery Plus are:
- $4.99/ month
- $6.99/ month and it is ad-free
Your subscription will renew automatically every month and if you want to cancel your Discovery subscription, you can do that anytime.
If you find that the amount that you have to pay is more than you expected, you need to note that there are some reasons for it. The first reason why your bill is more than you expected is taxes. Depending on your billing location, taxes are counted on and billed to your monthly subscription charges. You are able to check your monthly recurring amount by visiting Manage My Account and there you are able to see the cost and a note which says “+applicable taxes”. The second reason why your bill is more than you expected is charges to your plan. Let’s say that you or someone who accesses your account changed your subscription plan. If so, there will be changes to the amount of your monthly bill.
The Process Of Subscribing Discovery Plus
If you want to subscribe to Discovery Plus and this is your first time to do it, you may need the guide. Here is the process of subscribing to Discovery Plus.
- The first thing that you have to do is to sign up at discoveryplus.com or you are able to download the app on your device and then sign up there.
- After that, you have to click on the Start Free Trial button on the Discovery Plus homepage. By clicking on this button, you are permitted to stream for 7 days for free and after that you will be billed with your actual monthly subscription.
- In this step, you need to choose a plan. As explained earlier, there are two options of subscription plans and you can choose the best one for you.
- You are a new user so you are required to create an account to sign up for Discovery Plus. You have to enter your username and password in the appropriate fields and then you need to click on the Agree and Continue button.
- After you create an account successfully, then you have to provide your Billing information and then you have to add the important details to authenticate the payment. You are able to choose a payment option that is best for you either Credit Card or PayPal.
- And now, you need to click the Agree and Continue button to confirm the subscription.
- Now, you are able to enjoy Discovery Plus.
The Methods to Upgrade Discovery Plus Subscription Plan
If you want to upgrade your Discovery Plus subscription, you are able to do that. For the web, Xbox One or Samsung Smart TV, you can upgrade your subscription by following the steps below.
- The first thing that you have to do is to access the discoveryplus.com from your computer or mobile phone. Then, you have to sign in by using your discovery+ email address and password.
- After that, you need to choose the account icon which can be found at the top right of your screen so that you can open the dropdown menu.
- Here, you have to choose “Account” from the drop down menu.
- On the “Manage Your Account” screen, you have to choose “Change Plan” in the Plans section.
- And now, you have to choose the Ad-Free plan.
For Android, you are able to upgrade your Discovery Plus subscription by following the steps below.
- The first thing that you have to do is to open the sidebar menu using the hamburger button from Google Play Store.
- After that, you have to click Subscriptions.
- Then, you must click the Discovery+ app.
- Then, click Cancel.
- And here, you have to return to the Discovery+ app and select the Ad-Free plan.
For Apple TV, you can upgrade your subscription by following the steps below.
- On your Apple TV, first you must navigate to Settings.
- Then, you must choose Users & Accounts and then choose your account.
- You have to choose Subscriptions.
- Then, you must select the Discovery+ subscription and then choose Cancel Subscription.
- Now, you have to return to the Discovery+ app and then you have to choose the Ad-Free plan.
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