• How do I find sounds to listen to?

    We've made it even easier to find new sounds to hear on SoundCloud, with our new Search & Explore. At the top of every page on SoundCloud you'll find our universal search bar, which will make suggestions of artists, music, and audio based on what you enter into it. Our...
  • Can I save sounds to a specific place so I can find them again?

    Like any sound or playlist to easily find it at a later date, and let it’s creator know their work is appreciated. Click the ‘Heart’ button below any sound or playlist to add it to your list of likes. Your most recent likes are displayed on your profile. Click ‘Show...
  • What sounds end up in my Stream?

    Your Stream keeps you up to date with the people you follow: their new tracks, playlists, and reposts will be displayed at https://soundcloud.com/stream. Your own posts will also be displayed there as well as your profile. Unfollow people to stop their new uploads from appearing in your Stream. If you...
  • What kind of Display Name should I pick? Can it be anything?

    Almost any name is fair game, but please keep the SoundCloud Community Guidelines in mind when picking. Also, in certain cases, we may remove or change Display Names (or Profile URLs) which violate these rules: No squatting: don’t pick a name just because it’s valuable or might be valuable to...
  • How do I change my Display Name?

    You can change your Display Name and Profile URL to your profile by clicking right here. To change your Profile URL, click the little pen icon that appears beside your URL, like in this image: Please note that if you change the Profile URL to your profile, this will also...
  • The URL I want is taken! Can I have it?

    If the Profile URL you want to use is taken by another community member, you might be able to claim it for your own use, if the associated account is inactive. Our inactive account policy states that any Profile URL attached to an account that has been inactive for 6...
  • I accidentally deleted my account, can you get it back?

    Unfortunately, we don't hold any deleted data due to privacy issues. Because of this, we are unable to restored any deleted accounts.
  • What is Spotlight? How does it work?

    Available with any of our Pro Plans, Spotlight allows you to pin up to 5 items (either tracks or playlists) to the top of your profile page's Stream (Please note: Spotlight is only available on site and not for mobile devices). After your Spotlight selection, your most recent tracks and...
  • I deleted my account and it isn't going away!

    If you deleted your account, it has been put into a queue and will be deleted in due time. Please keep in mind, we don't have control over the deleted account link showing up in Google's search results. It can take Google from 3 weeks to 3 months to re-index...
  • Haven't received my email confirmation, what can I do?

    Confirmation emails are generally sent out instantly. If you haven't received one yet, please check your spam folder to make sure it didn't end up there by accident. Then try again to re-send it from your account, just like the image below displays (this can be done in your email...