How to Play Tidal on Alexa without Premium

Do you want to listen to Tidal music on Alexa? As for Alexa, it is the digital assistant of Amazon that can help you do lots of thing by audio commands. You can let it play music from many music streaming services on your Amazon Echo device, like Tidal, Spotify and others. For Tidal premium users, you can easily connect Tidal to Alexa for listening. But what if you are the free members of Tidal and also want to use Tidal on Alexa? Is there any way to make it?

Please take it ease. To help you get it through, in this post, we are going to show you an easy way to play Tidal on Alexa even though you are not the premium users. Just take a look of this article below.

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Part 1. Powerful Tool to Connect Tidal to Alexa

Currently, you are allowed to stream audio files from your phone or tablet to Echo via Bluetooth. Thus, you need to download Tidal music as local files to your phone, tablet or computer. However, as Tidal music are encrypted with technology protection, the songs you download from Tidal can't be played on other devices.

Therefore, here we meet a powerful and professional tool, which can help rip the restriction from Tidal and convert them as local files. This tool is DRmare Tidal Music Converter, an easy-to-use and all-round program for Tidal music. It can convert Tidal songs, playlists, albums, etc. to plain audio formats, like FLAC, MP3 and other formats with high quality. Besides, it supports to batch convert Tidal music files at a faster speed, which can save lots of your time.

In addition, with this tool, you can also personalize the Tidal audio files as you like, such as bit rate, sample rate and more. And you can customize the ID3 tags for them, which can let you manage your files easily. After that, you can stream Tidal to Alexa or other devices for offline playback.

DRmare Tidal Music Converter for Alexa

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  • Easy to operate, only needs several clicks to download Tidal songs
  • Can batch convert Tidal music tracks and keep lossless quality
  • Support output format like MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4B
  • Play Tidal music on Alexa with the best listening experience

Part 2. Steps to Convert and Listen to Tidal on Alexa

Now you could download and install DRmare Tidal Music Converter to your computer by clicking the "Download" button above. Then you can go ahead and follow the guidance below to start to convert and play Tidal on Alexa.

Step 1Import Tidal music to DRmare program
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Please launch DRmare Tidal Music Converter on the desktop from your computer and you will see Tidal application will be opened at the same time. Then you could go to Tidal app and find the songs you want to convert for listening on Alexa. When you find the tracks, then please copy and paste the URL of them to the search box on DRmare program main interface and press on "+" button to load Tidal audio files.
Step 2Define Tidal output format for Alexa
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Here you could set the output audio formats for your Tidal music files. Please hit on the Menu on the top right of DRmare Tidal Music Converter and choose "Preferences" to open the setting window. In the pop-up window, you could click "Convert" to begin to adjust the output format for Tidal audio tracks, like Format, Channel, Sample Rate and Bit Rate. You could define Tidal music to Alexa supported format according to your needs. Then please click "OK" to keep the settings.
Step 3Download and convert Tidal to Alexa
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Once finished all the settings, then please click the "Convert" button at the bottom right of DRmare program to start the conversion. After a while, all the Tidal music tracks will be downloaded and converted to common audio files and saved to your computer. To locate the converted Tidal music files on your computer, you could hit on the "history" > "search" icon on DRmare program to check the files. Then you can start to stream and connect Tidal to Alexa.

Part 3. How to Play Tidal on Alexa

In this part, we are going to show you how to connect Tidal to Alexa and play Tidal music on Alexa. Before that, please stream the converted Tidal audio files from your computer to your phone or tablet. After that, then you can check the steps below to start to play Tidal on Alexa.

Step 1. Connect your device to Amazon Echo.

With your phone and tablet nearby, say "Alexa, pair". Then your Echo will enter to the pairing mode. Please turn on the Bluetooth on your phone or tablet and wait for the Echo to display in the list of devices to be paired. Then you will see the "Echo - XXX". Please tap the name to connect your device with Echo. When the two devices are linked, Alexa will tell you the connection is done.

Step 2. Add your device to Alexa.

Please hit on "Devices" > "Echo & Alexa" and choose the Echo device you would like to pair with your phone or tablet. Then tap "Pair Alexa Gadget" in the Connected Devices section. Next open the Bluetooth settings window on your device and click on the name listed for your Echo. Then your Echo will be connected.

Step 3. Open Tidal app on your device.

Now you can launch Tidal application on your phone or tablet and have it play through your Echo device. You can ask Alexa to play Tidal music by talking to it.

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 5:40 PM / Post for Tidal Music Tips

Anna Groove

Staff Editor

Anna Groove is an experienced writer of DRmare. She has the full knowledge of enjoying the audio and video better. Tips for enjoying Tidal music and iTunes videos could be found in her articles.