How to use SoundCloud on Apple TV [Alternative Ways]

Soundcloud on Apple TV

SoundCloud music streaming app and audio distribution platform. It offers 200 million-plus songs, music tracks, podcasts, DJ Mix from over 20 million artists from all over the world. You get the catalog with genres like hip-hop, rock, classical, electric, jazz, and much more. Further, you can create your playlist, and the app gives you suggested tracks based on your listening habits. The app can be connected to streaming devices for listening to TV audio. While it is compatible with different devices, you cannot stream SoundCloud on Apple TV.

i.e., SoundCloud isn’t officially available for the tvOS. So, you should try alternative ways to listen to the desired music tracks. The section below covers two alternative ways in which you can screen mirror the SoundCloud tracks to tvOS.

How to Use SoundCloud on Apple TV

SoundCloud isn’t compatible with tvOS. Until the official launch, you shall try the alternative methods discussed below.

Screen Mirror SoundCloud on Apple TV from iOS

[1] Firstly, connect your iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network as Apple TV.

[2] Install the SoundCloud app on your iOS device from the App Store.

[3] Once the SoundCloud app download gets complete, you shall launch it on your iOS device.

[4] Log in to your SoundCloud account by entering the necessary details.

[5] Select the music track you want to stream on your Apple TV.

[6] Go to the Notification Panel and select the AirPlay icon.

Select Screen Mirroring

[7] Choose your Apple TV device from the available devices to screen mirror.

[8] Once the connection is established, the music you choose starts to play on Apple TV.

Stream Soundcloud on Apple TV

AirPlay SoundCloud to Apple TV from Mac

[1] Hit the AirPlay icon from the menu bar of your macOS. The AirPlay icon resembles a rectangle with an upward arrow at the bottom.

Choose Airplay icon

[2] Then, select the Apple TV device you want to AirPlay to in the drop-down menu.

[3] A password will be displayed on the screen of your Apple TV. Enter the code in the pop-up window that shows up on your Mac.

[4] Your macOS screen gets mirrored to the Apple TV device.

[5] Now, open a web browser on your Mac and visit the SoundCloud official website.

[6] Go ahead with the sign-in process by entering your SoundCloud login details.

Sign in Soundcloud on Apple TV

[7] Finally, you can play your favorite music on macOS, and the same will play on your Apple TV.


1. Can you get SoundCloud on Apple TV?

SoundCloud is not available for Apple TV. Instead, you can use the iPad, iPhone, or Mac device to Airplay the app’s content to your Apple TV.

2. Is SoundCloud Free?

Yes. SoundCloud is a free music streaming platform with ad-supported. To access more features of SoundCloud, the users can get a paid subscription.

3. How can I play SoundCloud on my TV?

With the help of streaming devices like Roku, Chromecast, Google TV, Firestick, etc., you can play Soundcloud on TV.