While SoundCloud has amassed hundreds of millions of users globally, it’s still behind the likes of Spotify and Apple Music. Several other relatively newer services such as YouTube Music (as well as its main website) are also eating into SoundCloud’s market, which mainly houses amateur artists who eventually move on to these more popular platforms mentioned above once they rise to fame.
If you’ve been drawn by one of the other great music app alternatives and wish to remove the app clutter from your life and safeguard your privacy by having your data and accounts disconnected from the services you don’t intend to use in the future. here is a simple guide to help you delete your SoundCloud account in three easy steps.
Deleting SoundCloud account
Soundcloud account can’t be deleted via the smartphone app. You’ll need to login to your account on Soundcloud’s website via your phone browser or ideally your PC browser and then follow the steps below to delete your account.
Step 1: Click on the horizontal triple-dot icon at the top-right of the website window. Then, from the dropdown menu, click on the Settings option. Step 2: On the next page, scroll to the bottom of the page (under Account tab) and click on the Delete account link.Step 3: On the Delete account pop-up window, click on the box beside Yes, I want to delete my account and all my tracks, comments and stats. (so that a tick appears) and then click on Delete my account button. Although not necessary, you can also provide a reason for deleting your Soundcloud account. Once your request to delete the Soundcloud account is sent successfully, a message with the title You delete your account will appear (refer to the screenshot below). Click on Ok, got it button and the page will refresh and you’ll be redirected to the login page.Your Soundcloud account will be available for a short period of time after the deletion request is processed if you wish to recover it in case it was deleted accidentally.
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