Activate on Xbox One, Roku, etc

Soundcloud is a popular music streaming platform allowing both musicians and listeners to upload and access audio content. With over XX million users, it has become one of the largest sites to find new music.

This guide will walk through how to create a Soundcloud account, install the app across various devices like phones, TVs, and consoles, and activate Soundcloud by pairing devices using a linking code.

Creating a Soundcloud Account

Signing up for Soundcloud is simple and free. Just follow these steps:

  • Visit and click “Create Account” in the top right corner
  • Choose to create an account with your Email
  • Enter your email, create a password, solve the captcha, and accept the terms
  • Provide your age, gender, and a display name

And that’s it! You now have a Soundcloud account ready to use across your devices.

Downloading the Soundcloud App

The Soundcloud app allows you to access your music and profile on mobile devices and smart TVs.

On iPhone or iPad

  • Open the App Store
  • Search for “SoundCloud”
  • Download and install the app
  • Log into your Soundcloud account

On Android Phones and Tablets

  • Open the Google Play Store
  • Search for “SoundCloud”
  • Download and install the app
  • Log into your Soundcloud account

On Smart TVs and Consoles

  • Open the platform’s app store (like the Windows Store on Xbox)
  • Search for and install the Soundcloud app
  • A 6-character activation code may appear, explained in the next section…

Activating Soundcloud on TVs and Consoles

Some platforms will require you to activate Soundcloud by pairing your mobile device or computer to your smart TV or console.

When you see a 6-character code on your TV/console screen, follow these steps:

  • On a mobile browser or computer, visit
  • Sign into your Soundcloud account
  • Enter the 6-character code displayed on your TV/console
  • Wait for the code to be verified and full access granted

You only have to activate once per device. TV platforms covered include:

  • Xbox One
  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • Apple TV

That’s it! Those are all the steps needed to start listening across your phone, tablet, TV, game console, and any other internet-connected device.

I hope this beginner’s guide to getting setup on Soundcloud was helpful. Let me know if you have any other questions!

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