How To Create An Account On SoundCloud?

28 November 2019

How To Create An Account On SoundCloud

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Today social media have become an emerging platform for people to share their everyday routine.  From photos to videos and academic tutorials to music, people have a specific platform for every genre. Social media platforms provide multiple opportunities to users with a golden spoon. Digital platforms are the affordable and easy medium for people to reach their target audience, and SoundCloud is one of them. SoundCloud is one of the world's popular music streaming site conquering the world, with over 200 million songs from more than 20 million music composers. 

SoundCloud iscompletely free to join. It offers extra space for 120 minutes of sound, which is based on track's length rather than file size. This means you can upload up to 2 hours of full CD quality WAV formats, or AIFF files rather than MP3's.


If you love music and still not joined SoundCloud community, then you are missing a lot of things happening in the music world. So, if you also wish to enjoy the new updates and want to add your beats in the music industry, read on to know how to create an account on SoundCloud.


Table of Contents

  1. Sign Up For SoundCloud
  2. Choose Your Favorite Music Genres
  3. Verify Your Account
  4. Edit Your Basic Profile
  5. Modify Your Advanced Profile
  6. Begin Uploading Your Music
  7. Use Tags
  8. Do You Know?
  9. Success Stories On SoundCloud

Sign Up For SoundCloud:

Choose your preferred web browser and go to Further click on the "Sign-up" button located on the top-right corner of the page (represented with orange color)- a pop-up screen will show up. There are two options for creating an account on SoundCloud- you can sign up through Facebook and Email.

  • If you are creating your account through Facebook, click that option from the list appeared. You will be redirected to an authorization screen. Here, you will have to select whether you want to receive an update via email from SoundCloud. Fill out the form with the required information and click "Sign up."
  • If you are creating your SoundCloud account through email, select the option from the list appeared. There, you will be prompted to type your email. After providing your email address, choose your password and confirm it in the next box. Moving forward, agree to the terms of use and privacy policy and click on the "Sign-up" option. If you go with this option, you will have to choose a username.

Create Account On SoundCloud- Sign Up For SoundCloud


Choose Your Favorite Music Genres:

After signing up, SoundCloud will show up a screen asking to choose genres you want to listen from the categories. If you do not want to go with the process, you can simply click on the "skip and finish" option to leave the page.

Create Account On SoundCloud- Choose Your Favorite Music Genres


Verify Your Account:

After the entire procedure, SoundCloud does a verification process. Check your email for a message from SoundCloud regarding the verification process. You will receive a message with a link, click on it. Your account created!

Create Account On SoundCloud -Verify Your Account


Edit Your Basic Profile:

After creating your Soundcloud account, you can edit your profile as per your needs. Go to settings and select the option to edit your basic profile. Here, you can add a profile, enter your real name and location. Provide your occupation (there is a maximum of three tabs available for occupation.

Create Account On SoundCloud- Edit Your Basic Profile


Modify Your Advanced Profile:

If you want to add something more advanced, go to your profile and choose "Edit" option represented through a pen icon located under your profile picture. You can give a description there about yourself or can add a link to a website or alternative profile.


Begin Uploading Your Music:

Now you will have the option to upload music to your stream. Click "upload." Here you will have two options

  • You can select the files from your existing recordings.
  • You can record a sound legitimately on your SoundCloud account.

Create Account On SoundCloud- Begin Uploading Your Music


Use Tags:

Once you start uploading your music, ensure to use tags, artwork, and interact with as many as people and followers as possible, this will simply increase your visibility on SoundCloud.

Create Account On SoundCloud- Use Tags


Do You Know?

  • Approx 76 million users access SoundCloud on a monthly basis.
  • Estimated amount SoundCloud has raised is $193 million.
  • The estimated worth of SoundCloud is 700 million.
  • SoundCloud is available in 190 countries.
  • An amount of $70 million has been invested by Twitter on SoundCloud.
  • 63% of SoundCloud users are male, and the rest of 37%  are female.

Success Stories on SoundCloud:

With the net worth of $8 million, Miles Park Macollum, known professionally as ‘Lil Yatchy’ gained stardom at a very young age through SoundCloud medium. He released his singles in 2015 "One Night" on this platform, and from that onwards he never looks back.

Another rapper from Philadelphia, Symere woods, also known as ‘Lil Uzi Vert’ is an American singer and rapper having a net worth of $20 million. He got recognition in the music industry by his first hit on SoundCloud.

 Creating an account on SoundCloud is pretty simple. But to gain popularity, all you just have to know how to market and promote your music in the industry.