How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself


  • You can cash your SoundCloud name on SoundCloud web browser and mobile platforms.
  • Either way, to change your SoundCloud name, you’ll need to open the “Edit Profile” page.
  • If you use the SoundCloud website to change your name, you can also change your profile URL.
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One of the rules of good personal branding is that you need the same username on all your social media accounts.

So if you’re an aging artist SoundCloud pages – the music The hosting platform has been around since 2008 – your account may be using an outdated username. If so, and you’re thinking of getting back into music, you’ll want to change it.

Luckily, your SoundCloud display name can be changed using your computer or mobile app.

Also note that if you change your SoundCloud name on a web browser, rather than the mobile app, you can also change your profile URL.

How to Change Your SoundCloud Name and Website Account URL

1. Log in to your account on the Sound Cloud website.

2. Tap the profile picture next to your username in the top right corner, then click “Profile.”

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
Click “Profile” from the drop-down menu under your username.Emma Witman/Business Insider

3. Tap “Edit” next to the pencil icon under your profile header.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
You can also customize your SoundCloud page in other ways, including adding a header photo of your choice.Emma Witman/Business Insider

4. Make any desired changes to your SoundCloud display name and profile URL, then click “Save Changes”.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
Note that you can only use numbers, lowercase letters, underscores, or hyphens in your URL.Emma Witman/Business Insider

How to change your SoundCloud name in the mobile app

1. Download the SoundCloud app in the Google Play Store Where Apple App Store, and log in. The user interface for changing your display name will be almost identical in the Android and Apple versions of the SoundCloud app.

2. In the SoundCloud app, tap the library icon in the bottom row of options on your screen.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
Tap the Library icon, which looks like a stack of books.Emma Witman/Business Insider

3. Tap your profile picture icon in the top right corner.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
Once on your Library page, you will see your profile icon in the top right corner – tap it.Emma Witman/Business Insider

4. For iPhone users, at the top you will see “Your Profile”. Tap it, then tap “Edit Profile.” On Android, tap the pencil icon next to “View public profile”. Some profile settings are only available to users of SoundCloud Go+, SoundCloud’s paid subscription tier.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
Go to “Your Profile” on iOS or “View Public Profile” on Android.Emma Witman/Business Insider

5. Edit your display name as you wish, then tap “Save” to finalize it.

How to Change Your Username or SoundCloud Profile URL and Rebrand Yourself
You can also rate your location and add a biography.Emma Witman/Business Insider
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