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Using SoundCloud with Serato DJ Pro

Soundcloud can be used as a music streaming provider for use with Serato DJ Pro.

Got any further questions after completing the steps in this guide? See our Serato DJ Pro & Soundcloud - Frequently Asked Questions

Log-in to SoundCloud via Serato DJ Pro

To use SoundCloud with Serato DJ Pro, you must have an active subscription or current trial of SoundCloud Go+, and you must have installed Serato DJ Pro 2.1 or above.
Log-in to SoundCloud via Serato DJ Pro with the following steps:

1. Open Serato DJ Pro

2. Navigate to Setup --> Library + Display --> Music Streaming

3. Enable Show Streaming Services, then select SoundCloud from the services:

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4. Finally choose Sign up / Login to SoundCloud to redirect to your browser and log-in, sign-up, or 'continue' using your SoundCloud account (if you're already signed in)

5. After confirming you should be presented with a browser pop-up, asking to redirect you back to Serato DJ Pro - click 'Allow':

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NOTE: The pop-up maybe worded a little differently depending on your operating system or internet browser of choice, or logged-in status.

6. Once back in Serato DJ Pro, you'll now notice the music streaming section indicates a logged in account (you can also change your streaming quality option here):

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Using SoundCloud playlists in Serato DJ Pro

Playlists can be created and edited via SoundCloud's website. Check out SoundCloud's Serato integration article here

Once you've created a playlist, expand the SoundCloud, and then Playlists and Albums option in the crates / playlists pane of Serato DJ Pro, to reveal your playlists:

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NOTE: It's not currently possible to create or edit SoundCloud playlists within Serato DJ Pro, nor is it possible to add SoundCloud tracks to Serato crates or smart crates.

Searching for SoundCloud tracks in Serato DJ Pro

Click on the Streaming Search button next to the search box in Serato DJ Pro, once you've enabled SoundCloud as a streaming service.

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Once clicked on, search focus will change to the 'ALL' crate, with streaming (and non-streaming) tracks now available for searching. Clicking the button again will revert focus back to the track and crate you had previously selected.

If your internet connection or connection to the server fails, the Streaming Search button will be greyed out.