Its easy to record on SoundCloud. You can also record on SoundCloud using Android or iOS devices.
In order to upload tracks with the mobile SoundCloud app, your account must have been
previously confirmed via email.
Let’s learn how to upload on iOS:
Upload with iOS:
1: Within the iOS SoundCloud app, tap the upward-pointing arrow on the top right of your home
2: Within the file picker view, you can browse to your most recent files or any location, like iCloud.
Google Drive, Dropbox, local files, and audio from any compatible app when tapping “Browse.”.
Tap the file, and the upload process will start (it won’t save yet).
The Upload feature supports any audio file from your phone (upload lossless HD files like FLAC, WAV,
ALAC or AIFF for best audio quality):
3: Ensure your metadata is correct or add artwork, a new title, genre(s) and description on the
spot, and select whether you want your track public or private by using the privacy toggle.
4: Tap save on the screen (top right). It turns orange once the upload is finished.
5: Head to your profile to see your newly uploaded track. In some cases, you will see a
“processing” state on the track. This means we are still transcoding the file and it will be
playable in a few moments. If you feel that maybe something has gone wrong, simply swipe up
and it will refresh the upload status.
Upload with Android:
1: Within the SoundCloud mobile app, tap the upward-pointing arrow on the top right of your
2: Within the file picker view on SoundCloud, you can browse to your audio files or any location
like Google Drive, Dropbox, local files, and more from any compatible app. Tap the file and the
upload process will start.
Browse by Audio folder or access other apps such as Drive, Dropbox, and any other compatible cloud
The Upload feature supports any audio file from your phone
3: Ensure your metadata is correct or add artwork, a new title, genre(s) and description, then select
whether you want your track public or private by using the privacy toggle.
4: Tap save (top right). It will close the Edit view and bring you back to home where you can see a blue
spinner that shows the upload progress. The blue spinner will stop once the upload is finished.
Orange checkmark to save the upload blue spinner that tells you Upload is in process:
5: Head to your SoundCloud profile to see your newly uploaded track. In some cases, you might not
be able to play the track straight away, this means we are still transcoding the file and it will be playable
in a few moments. You can also read this blog for further information.
Recording on SoundCloud is a breeze. Use the SoundCloud app, tap the ‘+’ icon, choose ‘Record,’ and hit the
red button to start recording, and stop when you’re done. Add details, tap ‘Upload,’ and your recording
is shared with the world. Here, you can read all the blogs.
Q: How do I record and upload on SoundCloud?
A: Open the SoundCloud app, tap the ‘+’ icon, choose ‘Record,’ start recording by tapping the red
button, stop when done, add details, and tap ‘Upload’
Q: Can I record on SoundCloud using the web version?
A: As of my last update, the recording feature is more commonly available on the SoundCloud mobile
app rather than the web version.
Q: Are there specific formats for recording on SoundCloud?
A: SoundCloud typically supports common audio formats like MP3. Ensure your recording is in a
Q: Is there a time limit for recordings on SoundCloud?
A: SoundCloud might have a time limit for free accounts. Check the platform’s guidelines for your
Q: Can I edit my recording on SoundCloud after I’ve finished?
A: Basic editing options are available on SoundCloud , such as trimming the beginning and end of your