Looping a song on Soundcloud means playing it infinitely on repeat.
Sometimes when you love a track too much, you may want to listen to it again and again. Or you may find that a particular Soundcloud song makes you especially productive. In this case you’ll want to keep listening to it until you are done with the task.
Here’s how you can loop tracks on Soundcloud using your desktop browser or a mobile device:
To loop any song on Soundcloud, follow these steps:
- Open the track in any browser (No need to sign in to Soundcloud)
- Locate the player controls at the very bottom of your browser screen
- Click “Repeat” icon that looks like an arrow to activate it (It will turn orange)
This track will keep playing until you click the “Repeat” button again.
Once you loop the track on Soundcloud, you can continue browsing the site and the song will keep playing until you de-activate the looping icon.
To loop a Soundcloud song on a mobile app, follow these steps:
- Login to your Soundcloud account using the mobile app
- Tap player controls at the bottom of your phone screen
- Tap the arrow icon to activate the loop
The looping feature works exactly the same on iPhone and Android.
Note: There’s no looping option on the Soundcloud.com mobile site, so you’ll have to install the official mobile app. Soundcloud iPhone / Android app is free unless you want to keep listening to your favorite music in an offline mode. In this case you can pay the premium app version which is about $6.
When to Use Soundcloud Loop?
There may be lots of reasons why you may want to listen to the same song again and again. Here’s why I’d use the song looper:
- Some tracks make me extremely productive or creative. Once I find myself feeling pumped, I activate the “repeat” button to keep the song playing in the background to stay productive.
- When I exercise, I use certain tracks for specific workouts. These songs seems to match my tempo best. So I’ll keep the tracks playing until I am done with the workout
- If I happen to discover a new track which I really like, I’ll replay it to thoroughly enjoy the sound effects
- I have certain tracks that make me feel relaxed. When I am stressed, I’ll loop one of those songs to free my mind of unwanted thoughts.
And what are your reasons to loop songs or videos?
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Takeaways: How to Loop Soundcloud Songs
- On desktop, look for player controls at the very bottom of the screen and click the “Repeat” button to activate it
- On a mobile app, tap player controls at the bottom to open them and tap the “Repeat” button