"Does Tidal work with Google Home?" In fact, there is no Tidal Google Home integration now. So, how to connect Tidal to Google Home for use? No worries. In this post, we will show you the solution to get them to work. Here you will get two tools to help play Tidal on Google Home/Home Mini/Max without any limit. Now, let's start and learn how to do that.
Part 1. How to Connect Tidal Google Home via DRmare Program
It is noted that Tidal songs are in a special format. Besides, the music downloads from Tidal are cache files. That means you can only play them on a specific device. In this case, you can't stream Tidal songs to Google Home with ease.
But don't worry. Here we will introduce two tools for you to link Tidal to Google Home. They are DRmare Tidal Music Converter and DRmare Audio Recorder for Tidal. With them, you will know how to use Tidal on Google Home. Now, let's learn more about them.
Tool 1: How to Link Google Home and Tidal via DRmare Tidal Music Converter
The DRmare Tidal Music Converter can rip protection from Tidal songs with ease. And it can convert Tidal music to FLAC and other common audio files. Before converting, you can adjust the audio parameters like the bit rate for Tidal music. During the conversion, it can keep full ID3 tags and the original sound quality.
With this smart tool, you can connect to Google Home Tidal and listen to Tidal playlist on Google Home offline. And you can also use Tidal music on any other device or platform without any limit.
DRmare Tidal Music Converter
How to Convert Tidal to Google Home-supported Audio Files by DRmare Tidal Music Converter
The following tutorial enables you to save Tidal music as common audio files for Google Home. After the conversion, you can fix the Tidal Google Assistant/Google Home integration issue. And then you can play Tidal on Google Home anytime.
- Step 1Customize output preferences for Tidal Google Home
- Download DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer and launch it. Then go to the pop-up Tidal music app to sign in to your Tidal account. Next, back to the DRmare program. Click the top-right menu icon. Then choose the "Preferences" option to head to define the output formats in the new window. You can convert Tidal music to MP3, and so on according to your needs. You are also allowed to customize the parameters like bit rate, sample rate, and channel you want. And you can archive Tidal tracks by Artist/Album or Artist.
- Step 2 Import Tidal music to DRmare Tidal Music Converter
Head to the already opened Tidal music app again. Then choose the Tidal playlist you like and hit on it. Now, touch the three dots icon. And then you will see some options from the list. Next, choose the 'Share' > 'Copy Track Link' option. After that, you will get the link address to the song you choose. Now, back to the main screen of DRmare Tidal Music Converter. Put the copied link address in the search box at the top of the DRmare program. Then press the '+' icon to load the Tidal tracks into DRmare.
- Step 3Download and convert Tidal for Google Home
- After loading Tidal songs to DRmare, go to click on the 'Convert' button. And the Tidal music files would be downloaded and transferred at once. You can get the converted Google Home Tidal music by hitting the "history" icon on DRmare. Now, you had the converted Tidal music on your computer for Google Home.
Tool 2: How to Use Tidal on Google Home via DRmare Audio Capture
DRmare Audio Capture is also a nice tool for you to link Tidal Google Home. It is designed to record any audio playing on the computer. It can record music from Spotify, Tidal, YouTube videos and so on. It can keep the high audio quality of the recorded audio files. And you can set the output parameters before recording. With it, you can rip Tidal music for Google Home. Then you can link Tidal to Google Assistant/Google Home and so on.
DRmare Audio Capture
How to Rip Tidal to Google Home by DRmare Audio Capture
Step 1. Download and set up the DRmare Audio Capture on your computer.
Step 2. Open DRmare Audio Capture. Here you can check whether the Tidal app is on the main window. If not, you need to hit the plus icon to add it.
Step 3. Click on the 'format' icon from the bottom right. Then you can set the audio format, bit rate, and more for Tidal music Google Home/Google Assistant.
Step 4. Hit the Tidal app's icon at the DRmare main window. Then you can play the Tidal songs you like. And you can see the recording process for Tidal Google Home.
Step 5. Once recorded, hit the 'edit' icon to alter the audio. Or you can hit 'Save' to save them to your computer.
Step 6. Hit the 'Converted' button to locate all the Tidal songs on your computer. Now, you are ready to add Tidal to Google Home for playing offline.
Part 2. How to Play Tidal on Google Home
At this moment, you'd got the local Tidal music files. Here you can get started to see how to link Tidal to Google Home. Let's check it out.
Solution 1: Get Tidal Google Home Work by Bluetooth
Step 1. Use a USB cable to link your mobile device to your computer. Then transfer the local Tidal music from your computer to your mobile device.
Step 2. Turn on the Bluetooth feature on your Google Home and your mobile phone. And then go ahead to pair Google Home to your mobile device via Bluetooth.
Step 3. Once paired, you can stream Tidal music to Google Home from your mobile device.
Or you can pair your Google Home with your computer by Bluetooth. Then you can play and use Tidal on Google Home from a computer with Bluetooth.
Solution 2: Add Tidal to Google Home for Playing via YouTube Music
Step 1. Run the YouTube Music app on your computer and input your account details.
Step 2. Click the 'Upload music' option to find the local Tidal music files on your computer. Then add and upload Tidal music to YouTube Music.
Step 3. Open the Google Home app on your device and get into your account.
Step 4. Hit 'Settings' > 'Services' > 'Music'. And make sure that YouTube Music is the selected service for Tidal playback.
Step 5. Ask Google Home Mini or Google Home to play Tidal songs by voice commands. Now, Google Home Tidal works well. And you can enjoy Tidal on Google Home without any limit.
Part 3. How to Link Tidal to Google Home by Google Cast
To connect to Tidal and Google Home, you can use Google Cast. As we know, Google Home is equipped with a Chromecast built-in. Moreover, Google Cast supports Tidal. So, it is convenient for you to add Tidal to Google Home with Chromecast.
With Tidal connected to Google Cast, you can ask Google Home to play audio by voice commands. In this way, you can play Tidal music on Google Home. Besides, you can control music playback via Google Home.
The following are the steps for you to get Tidal Google Home Mini to work.
Step 1. Connect your mobile phone with the same Wi-Fi network as Google Home Mini does.
Step 2. Run the Tidal program on your Android or iPhone device.
Step 3. Select some music you want to play. At the same time, the basic media controls would launch at the same time.
Step 4. Click the bar to get a new version of the Now Playing screen. Then choose the icon which resembles a tiny speak at the bottom-left corner.
Step 5. As the Google Cast sub-menu shows, you can see all Google Cast devices that work with the same Wi-Fi as your phone. Here you need to make Google Home Mini the default device to play Tidal music.
Step 6. After connecting your smartphone to Google Home, you can access Tidal music on it.
Then, you can listen to Tidal on Google Home Mini with your voice commands. You can also control the orders with your phone.
Note: Only Tidal Premium and HiFi subscribers can connect to Tidal Google Home by using Google Cast. Also, if you use a computer, you need to use the Chrome browser and enter the Tidal Web Player webpage to make it.
Part 4. FAQs of Google Home and Tidal
About Tidal and Google Home, here are some frequently asked questions that you can check out.
Q1: Can I Add Tidal to Google Home?
A: As there is no Google Home Tidal integration, you need to use a third-party tool to link Tidal to Google Home. The DRmare Tidal Music Converter in Part 1 is a nice tool for you. With it, you can convert and save Tidal audio for Google Home and more devices. Then you can move and use Tidal on Google Home or other devices with ease.
Q2: How Do I Connect Google Home and Tidal?
A: If you are a Tidal HiFi or Premium subscriber, then you can use Google Cast to help cast Tidal to Google Home.
Q3: Which Music Service Works with Google Home?
A: Google Home supports a lot of popular music streaming services. They include Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora and so on.
Q4: Does Tidal Work with Chromecast?
A: Yes. Tidal had already supported Chromecast. With this, users can play and control their favorite music on Chromecast-enabled devices within the Tidal app. Yet, only Tidal HiFi and Premium subscribers can enjoy this feature.
Q5: Can I Link YouTube to Google Home?
A: Of course. You can open the Google Home app on your device. Hit on the Settings tab on the Home Screen. Then click on the Music option and choose YouTube Music. Then you can connect YouTube Music to Google Home.
In this post, you learned how to play Tidal on Google Home by the steps above. By the way, with the DRmare Tidal Music Converter, you can get Tidal songs you like as local files. Also, it can preserve the original quality of Tidal music after converting. At last, you can add Tidal to Google Home or other devices for offline playing without any limitations.