Streaming sites like SoundCloud are great for discovering new music and building playlists for old fan favorites. But you need to be connected to the internet to listen to the music on your playlist. There are ways however that you can download SoundCloud songs on your Android device for offline listening.
In this guide, we take an in-depth look at two ways you can download SoundCloud songs to your Android device and be able to listen to them offline.
Get SoundCloud Go+
SoundCloud does allow users to save some songs on their devices for offline listening with SoundCloud Go+. But as useful as this feature can be, it is worth pointing out that the songs are not actually downloaded to your device. For example, if you were to uninstall the SoundCloud app from your device, the songs would be deleted along with the app.
Here’s how you can save your SoundCloud songs for offline listening:
Step 1: Open SoundCloud on your device and choose the songs that you want to save for offline listening.
Step 2: Click on the “Download” button, next to the “Likes” button. An orange progress bar will appear letting you know the download progress. You will now be able to listen to the songs offline.
You can also choose to automatically save your entire library of playlists and likes for offline listening. To do that open the SoundCloud Settings, tap on “Offline Listening Settings” and then turn on “Save Automatically.”
Use iTubeGo for Android
The solution above will only allow you to save the songs for offline listening, but you won’t be able to keep them permanently. If you would like to download SoundCloud songs to your device permanently, then we recommend that you use iTubeGo for Android. This is an Android app that allows users to download songs from SoundCloud and other music streaming apps.
The following are some of the program’s most notable features;
- The songs you download from SoundCloud retain their original quality thanks to the HQ downloader that retains the original quality of the song
- It can be used to download individual songs as well as entire playlists to the device.
- You can choose to save the downloaded songs to the SD card to save space on the device’s internal memory.
- It is very easy to set up and use.
- It supports more than 1000 other music and video streaming sites including YouTube, Vimeo, Spotify, MixCloud and so many more.
To use iTubeGo for Android to download songs from SoundCloud, follow these simple steps;
Step 1: Download the app on to your device. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the app on to your device and give it the necessary permissions.
Step 2: Now click the SoundCloud icon on the interface of iTubeGo, locate the song or playlist that you would like to download.
Step 3: Click the download button on the page. The download process will begin immediately. The song or playlist will be saved in the designated folder. You can change the location of downloaded files in the app settings.