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Finding a solution: how to convert a Simple subscription to a Variable with existing subscriptions. Woocommerce

Currently, I am using Woocommerce along with Woocommerce Subscription plugins for my online store. I have a Simple Subscription type product that has accumulated a significant number of subscribers over several years. Now, I need to transform this product from a simple subscription to a variable subscription. Specifically, I want to introduce subscription periods such as 1 month and 1 year. The issue I am facing is that due to existing subscriptions for the current Simple Subscription product, I cannot directly change the product type in the Woocommerce product settings. The woo documentation mentions this. If you need to change a subscription product’s type or permanently delete a subscription product or subscription variation, you must first permanently cancel and delete all subscriptions which include that product as an item as well as any parent and renewal orders associated with that subscription product. I cannot go this route because many customers are subscribed to this product. One option I heard about before, and it seems suitable for me, is as follows: Clone the existing product with a Simple subscription and set it up as Variable. Transfer all subscriptions from the old product with a Simple subscription to the cloned Variable product (this is my main issue). Delete the old product and make the cloned product the main one for all existing and new customers. My questions: Are there any plugins (paid or free) that can safely facilitate the transition by exporting/importing subscription data from one product to another? What other workarounds can be considered for changing the product type when there are a large number of existing customers and subscriptions for this product? For your information, I experimented with disabling the disabled tag in the inspector when changing the product type. Although this allows a smooth transition from "Simple Subscription" to "Variable Subscription" without errors, I realize that this may be an incorrect approach and could lead to unforeseen problems in the future. I especially seek advice from those who have gone through this process before. Thank you for your invaluable assistance!
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