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How To Block Someone On SoundCloud?

Last updated on August 6th, 2019 at 04:18 pm

How To Block Someone On SoundCloud

SoundCloud is a social network that is primarily used for sharing and listening to music tracks. As you share images and videos to Facebook or Instagram, similarly, you can share your music on SoundCloud. It is one of the most used platforms where millions of people share their music compositions and connect with different musicians to explore more.

Billion of people comes to the network only to a variety of music, and the platform has not disappointed any of its users. If you are an aspiring artist, then SoundCloud can be an excellent way to boost your exposure and attract your audience.

The key to success on SoundCloud is distributing beautiful songs, good quality beats, and consistent songs with unique genres. These three factors can engage a lot of people at a time and can boost plays quickly.

But, there are many music creators and artists on SoundCloud who make common mistakes of buying bots followers, plays, and other services, sometimes these techniques backfires and leads to drastic results.  Apart from purchasing followers, most of the artists just add unknown people to their profile in the sake of getting popular and visible to as many people as possible, but this way they also add annoying or fake people to their profile which can hurt them at any stage of their success.

However, most of the time, there are cases where people just want to restrict their profile to a bunch of people and just want to show their creation to a limited group. Fortunately, everyone on the platform has the option to secure their profile whenever they want. SoundCloud gives its users the liberty of blocking people to whom we don’t like to interact or communicate.

To stop an account from following, interaction, likes, share, etc., you can block them easily.

When you block someone on SoundCloud, you will also be given the option to remove reposts, likes, and comments made by that person on your account. If the blocked person ever tried to follow you again, then he would be notified by SoundCloud that he has been blocked by the account holder.

So, if you want to avoid spams, fake accounts or annoying people from your profile, then read on the article and learn how to block someone on SoundCloud.

1. Open SoundCloud:

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Open SoundCloud

Type http://soundcloud.com  into the address bar, and press “Enter” button. If you are not already logged in on SoundCloud, you will be required to provide your email address or username associated with the channel. Further, provide the correct password in the given tab. After providing the required details, you need to click on “Sign In” option located below the page.

Block Someone On SoundCloud - click on Sign In

SoundCloud mobile application does not allow to change your picture, you can open the mobile website and request the desktop version or landscape mode.

2. Click Your Picture Or Name:

Once you opened your SoundCloud profile, you need to click your name or picture located at the top right of the page.

Block Someone On SoundCloud  - Click Your Picture or Name

“You will find your profile name and picture on a navigation bar in the upper right corner of the page. You will get a drop-down menu there which contains a list of options.”

3. Tap Following:

Once you clicked on “Picture or Name,” a drop-down menu will appear consisting a list of options, there you need to click on the “Following” button located at the middle of the menu.

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Tap Following

4. Select The Profile:

In the next option, you need to select the profile of followers or followings that you really want to block.

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Select The Profile

5. Tap More:

After selecting the profile of the followers and followings whom you want to block, click on the “More” option located at the right corner of the profile page.

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Tap More

It would be located below the cover page of the followers. You will get two options there, the first option saying “Block the follower” and the second option “To report the followers.” You can select either of the two also.  It completely depends on your preferences.

6. Click On Block:

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Click On Block

Moving forward, you need to click on the “Block” option. It will prompt a pop-up window saying “The followers will no longer be able to follow you, like your tracks, Repost your tracks, send your a message, share tracks with you, Post new comments to your tracks, send you a new stream or email notification.”

Block Someone On SoundCloud - Block

Afterward, you will get two option either you want to cancel or block the followers. Here, click on the “Block *****” option to complete the task.

“Moreover, Soundcloud also allows you to view who you have blocked in your Privacy Settings page and select to unblock them if you wish. You can also unblock a user directly from their profile page.”

Although, you cannot control the internet and its access completely, but yes you can make sure that who follows you on social networks. You have full control over your account; therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure who you are following or who is stalking you. To get stardom and more plays on your music tracks, do not rush in the wrong direction. Explore what would be the right way to gain popularity and engagement on your music beats so that annoying people and spammers could not enter your private profile. 

As the digital sector is growing day by day, spammers, and fake account are also increasing every second. On the other hand, the excitement of getting famous overnight and the obsession of stardom has given fraudulent companies and bots services a hype which is also taking benefits of artists presence on such big platforms. There, it is up to you that how you put your efforts to get engagement on your music tracks in an organic way and avoid those fake profiles to get interacted with your content.