How To Create a Soundcloud Account

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SoundCloud is an online service for discovering and sharing your music files. It can be thought of as a social network built around music, where producers, artists, and music lovers can communicate and share their creations, discoveries, ideas, and thoughts. Soundcloud allows you to create a free account that lasts for 180 minutes to host your audio files.

This tutorial will teach you how to create your account with the service. You can switch to a Pro account at any time to benefit from the premium features.

Registering for Soundcloud

Connect to Soundcloud's official site and sign up using your Facebook or Google account. Alternatively, you can also simply fill out the requested fields to register via email.

You can choose to receive alerts by e-mail by checking the box that says Yes, send me email updates about Soundcloud:

Check I agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and then click on Finish sign up.

Soundcloud Profile Settings

Once you have created your account, you will be redirected to your personal page:

Click the Upload button to publish your own content:

The Stream tab allows you to browse and manage audio files from people you follow. Click the Explore tab to discover new artists, trending music, etc.:

You can also search SoundCloud for a specific music style, artist, or producer.

Download Soundcloud's Mobile Apps

SoundCloud for Android
SoundCloud for iOS
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