Want to save a SoundCloud track as Mp3 for offline listening? This tutorial shows you how to download songs from SoundCloud locally to your iPhone or iPad and listen anytime without an internet connection.
1. Subscribe to SoundCloud Go or Go+
You can subscribe to SoundCloud Go ($4.99/month) or SoundCloud Go+ ($9.99/month) and get the ability to save music in the app for offline listening. Besides that, these subscriptions offer other perks such as ad-free listening. Buying a subscription also ensures the independent artists you love are paid for their hard work.
Note: SoundCloud Go and Go+ aren’t available in all countries.
2. Use an iOS shortcut to download SoundCloud songs for free
Here’s how to download music from SoundCloud locally to your iPhone or iPad:
2) Open the SoundCloud app or visit SoundCloud in a browser and find the song you wish to save as mp3. For this tutorial, we’re using the app.
3) Tap the three dots button next to the song.
4) Scroll left on the row of apps and tap More.
5) Tap Soundcloud Downloader from the iOS Share Sheet.
6) Make sure you attend to all the notifications and tap Allow Once or Always Allow.
7) Choose the desired location in the Files app and tap Done.
8) Open the Files app and go to the location where you saved the downloaded SoundCloud track. Tap the downloaded MP3 track to play it.
3. Use the SoundCloud to Mp3 website
If you just have to download a few songs from SoundCloud, you can use the steps below. It doesn’t require any app or shortcut.
1) Open the SoundCloud app or the website and copy the song link. You can do this by tapping the three dots button > Copy link.
2) Visit SoundCloud to Mp3 in Safari.
3) Paste the copied SoundCloud track link here and tap the download button.
4) Scroll down and tap 128 KBPS MP3. It will start playing the song in a new Safari tab.
5) Tap the share button.
6) Tap Save to Files > choose a location > Save.
7) Open the iPhone or iPad Files app to see the song downloaded from SoundCloud.
Note: Some songs may show an error and fail to download. At times, refreshing the page might help.
This is how you can download and save music from SoundCloud offline to your iPhone or iPad. Next, you can even turn these songs into your iPhone ringtone without the need of a computer!