Magento Auto Cancel Order

Magento Auto Cancel Order automatically cancels the orders with pending and pending payments order status in Magento stores.


Table of Content

  1. Extension Installation Guide
  2. Configuration
  3. Order Status in Backend
  4. Auto Order Cancellation Email to Admin


  1. Extension Installation
  • Upload or copy all folders in the zip package to your Magento root folder. It doesn’t overwrite any existing files but just adds new files to the folder structure.
  • Once done, log in your Magento admin panel, go to System > Cache Management, select all caches and refresh.
  • Navigate to System > Configuration, if you can see the extension tab, it is installed properly.
  • If you get Access denied error, you need to log out admin panel and log in again.


  1. Configuration
    To configure the extension, log in to Magento backend, move to System > Configuration > Auto Cancel Order where you can find various settings to configure the extension.
  • Auto Cancel Order: Enable auto cancel order extension from here.
  • Auto Cancel Order After X Days: Enter number of days after which you want to auto cancel orders.
  • Apply on Order Status: Select to auto cancel orders having the selected order status.
  • Apply on Payment Methods: Select to auto cancel orders placed using the selected payment methods.
  • Send Mail To: Select the Email receiver for auto cancel order notification.
  • Email Template: Select template to send auto cancel order notification Email to admin.



  1. Order Status in Backend
    All the order with the order status listed under Sales > Orders. You can see how order status gets changed after auto order cancellation.
  • Order status before auto cancellation


  • Order status after auto cancellation


  1. Auto Order Cancellation Email to Admin
    Immediately after orders get canceled based on selected order statuses and payment methods, admin gets an Email notification having order IDs listed which were canceled after the specified time span.