SoundCloud Upload: 3 Ways to Upload Your Music to SoundCloud!

Photo by Graham Smith from Flickr

Aug 13, 2020 05:00 PM

SoundCloud is a great platform for music streaming. Many people around the world use both the website and application of SoundCloud to listen to songs from artists they like.

This platform also allows independent artists to promote their music to the public. If you’re also someone who wants to upload your music to SoundCloud but you don’t know how to do it, then this is the right place for you.

Because this article will show you the steps by steps guide on how to upload songs and album to SoundCloud. You will also learn about the upload limits on SoundCloud. So, keep scrolling down below and follow the steps of SoundCloud Upload!

How to Upload to SoundCloud 

Photo by raphaelsilva from Pixabay

There are two ways that you can do to SoundCloud Upload songs or tracks, namely through the website from your computer and from the application on your phone. And here are the steps that you can follow to upload songs or albums through both devices:

1. How to Upload Songs to SoundCloud from the Website

You might have just finished a song or track and cannot wait for people to listen to it. And here are the steps that you can follow to upload your song to SoundCloud through the website.

Step 1. Go to and sign in to your account if you haven’t. 

Step 2. After you’re signed in, click the Upload menu on the top navigation bar of the website page.

Step 3. Once the Upload page open, you can choose either Choose file to upload button to upload your music file to the website, or drag and drop your music file to the screen.

Step 4. Add the additional information about your music, such as the title, genre, description, and tags so that you can reach a wider audience and many more people can listen to your music.

2. How to Upload Songs to SoundCloud from Your Phone

Photo by Oliver Graumnitz from Pixabay

If you want to SoundCloud Upload your song through our mobile phone, you can follow the steps that will be shown below to upload your song. These steps can be used for both Android and iOS devices.

Step 1. Open the SoundCloud application on your device.

Step 2. Click the upward-pointing arrow symbol on the top right corner of your mobile phone screen.

Step 3. Choose the song file that you want to upload on your phone.

Step 4. Add the title, genre, description, and artwork of your song. Make sure that everything is correct.

Step 5. Select the Privacy Setting, whether you want to make your private or public.

Step 6. Click the Save button on the top right corner of your mobile phone screen.

Step 7. Yay! You're finally done with SoundCloud Upload. Now, go to your profile to see your newly upload song and start to listen to it.

3. How to Upload An Album to SoundCloud

Now, if you plan to SoundCloud Upload a whole album on SoundCloud and don’t know how to that yet, you can mark a Playlist as an Album or EP. It will be easier to upload your album through the website, and below are the steps that you can follow to do it.

Step 1. Go to and sign in to your account if you haven’t. 

Step 2. After you’re signed in, upload the songs that are in your album.

Step 3. After the songs are uploaded, click on the Add to Playlist option underneath the music player. 

Step 4. Change the Playlist type to Album, change the release date, genre, tags, and description, privacy, and then click the save button.

Step 5. Choose other songs that you want to add to your album.

SoundCloud Upload Limits

Photo by Rachit Tank from Unsplash

There are different plans that you can choose for your account, and some plans have a limit to it. For a Free user, the limit for the upload is 180 minutes or 3 hours total. And if your limit is reached and you want to upload another song, you can upgrade your account to Pro.

A Pro user can upload 360 minutes or 6 hours total. And if that’s still not enough for you, you can use the Pro Unlimited user which has no upload limit at all.

So, now you know how to SoundCloud Upload your music to SoundCloud. You also know which plan to use that suits your needs best. What are you waiting for? Start uploading your music now and let other people enjoy your masterpiece!


Keep scroll to read next article