[2 Methods] How to Play SoundCloud on Apple Watch
SoundCloud is an online music distribution and sharing platform based in Berlin, Germany, that allows people to collaborate, communicate, and share original music recordings. Now it has become one of the most popular music services. It is convenient for users to use it because people can enjoy music from SoundCloud on their computers, mobile phones, and laptops. But recently, there has been a new question about SoundCloud. Many Apple Watch users asked, “Can I get SoundCloud on my Apple Watch?” because they cannot find SoundCloud on their watch. Unfortunately, there is no way to listen to SoundCloud on Apple Watch directly because the music service is still not compatible with Apple Watch. You can only do it with third-party tools. Here we bring two useful helpers to help you play SoundCloud music on your Apple Watch successfully. Please keep reading.
Method 1. Download SoundCloud Music to Apple Watch via TunesKit Audio Capture
The most recommended way is to download music from SoundCloud to Apple Watch with TunesKit Audio Capture which is a useful audio recorder that works for all of the sounds playing on your computer. With TunesKit Audio Capture, you can download all the SoundCloud music you like to MP3, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV, and AAC. Which audio format you choose is up to your purpose. General speaking, the MP3 format can be compatible with most devices including Apple Watch.
Different from other audio recorders, TunesKit Audio Capture allows you to edit your audio after you get the downloaded music. You can even change music names if you need to find them easily. But you should know that you’d better not upload those downloaded to other platforms or for business because it is illegal.
Main Features of TunesKit SoundCloud Music Downloader
- Download unlimited number of audios from SoundCloud
- Supports 6 export formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B
- Save streaming music with high audio quality and ID3 tags
- Support the trimming, cutting and editing of the recorded songs
1. Download SoundCloud Music via TunesKit Audio Capture
Step 1Download and launch software
TunesKit Audio Capture is suitable for Windows and Mac PC, so you need to download it from its official website on your computer before you use it;
Step 2Customize output audio format
Before downloading music, you need to set the output format for your audio; there are 6 audio formats that you can choose from; the default format is MP3; on its homepage, click the Format icon to set your audio format;
Step 3Play and download music from SoundCloud
Audio Capture allows you to download music from both music websites and music desktop software; for SoundCloud music, you can click the Chrome icon on its homepage to enter the SoundCloud music website and then find the music you want to play; Audio Capture will download the music automatically when you start playing it;
If you have the desktop software, you can click the ＋ icon to add it to Audio Capture; next, you should enter the music software from Audio Capture to start downloading music;
Step 4Stop and edit
Click the Stop button whenever you want to end the downloading process; after that, you can see the Edit icon on each single downloaded music; click it when you want to edit your music;
Step 5Save and locate downloaded SoundCloud music
After you save the downloaded music to your computer by clicking the Save button, you can click the Converted icon to enter the History list where you can find all downloaded music; continue clicking the Search icon, you can locate the specific location of your music.
2. Transfer Downloaded SoundCloud Music to Your Phone
You cannot transfer music to your Apple Watch directly, so you need to add the downloaded music to your phone first and then use your phone to add it to your Apple Watch.
For Android phone, you just need to connect your phone to your computer and then drag the music file to the corresponding folder. But for iOS, it is different and more complicate than android. You can refer to the following steps to learn how to transfer music files from your PC to your iPhone.
Step 1: Download the latest iTunes software on your PC;
Step 2: Open iTunes and then click the File > Add File to Library options; on the pop-up, you can find the music you just downloaded; choose the music and then it will appear on the Songs panel;
Step 3: Connect your iPhone to your PC with a USB cable; there will be a phone-like image on the top of iTunes; click the image;
Step 4: Click the Music option and then click the Sync Music square > Apply button;
Step 5: Now you can check the music in the library of your Apple Music.
3. Add Music to Apple Watch
Step 1: Download the Watch app on your phone and connect it to your Apple Watch;
Step 2: Tap on the My Watch icon; on this screen, there are many apps name;
Step 3: Find the Music option and then click the Music > Add Music option to add the music to your watch.
Once you master this way to play music from SoundCloud on Apple Watch, you will achieve SoundCloud music-free on your Apple Watch.
Method 2. Play SoundCloud Music on Apple Watch via DaftCloud App
Another way to listen to music from SoundCloud on Apple Watch is to download DaftCloud app on your Apple Watch. This app makes it possible to play SoundCloud on Apple Watch directly. But it is a paid app and now its feasibility is not stable.
Step 1: Download DaftCloud app from the App Store app on your Apple Watch;
Step 2: Open DaftCloud and sign in it with your SoundCloud account
Step 3: Choose Trust option; this process may need you to try a few times; please keep patient.
Step 4: Once you do it successfully, you can enjoy SoundCloud music as you want.
Obviously, the road to play SoundCloud on Apple Watch is not so easy. But it still is good News for those who desire to achieve this task. TunesKit Audio Capture is the most effective method. By the way, TunesKit Audio Capture can also download music from other music services like Spotify. You can try it when you need it.