How to Play Tidal on Apple Watch

Q: "I am a Tidal music fans, I wonder if there had been any news of Tidal for Apple Watch? It will be great with the integration of Apple Watch and Tidal, as I want to listen to my Tidal music on Apple Watch during my workouts." - A user from Tidal Community.

As for Tidal app on Apple Watch, Tidal says that the support for Apple Watch and more devices is coming, but it doesn't state the accurate date. For Tidal fans who eager to listen to Tidal songs on Apple Watch is a sad thing.

But please don't worry. Nowadays, there are many tools that can help you listen to Tidal music onto Apple Watch. In this post, we will introduce a tool for you to download Tidal music as local files and play Tidal on Apple Watch with ease.

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Part 1. Get Tidal on Apple Watch through DRmare Tidal Music Downloader

As for Apple Watch, you are only allowed to listen to music from iTunes or your private downloaded audio tracks on it. Now as Tidal for Apple Watch is not available, the temporary solution is that you need to download Tidal audio files to computer, stream them to your iPhone and then sync them to Apple Watch from iPhone.

In order to get you through the solution we had just mentioned, here we need to use a powerful tool named DRmare Tidal Music Converter to help us. This professional tool is designed by DRmare team, which can download songs, playlists, albums, etc. from Tidal and convert them to audio formats like AAC, MP3, FLAC and other formats that Apple Watch supports. In addition, you can customize the audio parameters, such as Sample Rate, Bit Rate and Channel according to your needs.

Moreover, DRmare Tidal Music Converter can keep high quality audio with ID3 tags kept. After the conversion, the converted Tidal audio files will be saved on your computer and then you could play Tidal on Apple Watch.

DRmare Tidal Audio Converter

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  • Download music from Tidal to Apple Watch
  • Convert Tidal audio tracks to MP3, FLAC, AAC, etc.
  • Get Tidal for Apple Watch and other devices or players
  • Support to retain ID3 tags and original audio quality

Steps to Download and Convert Tidal for Apple Watch

Now let's go ahead to learn how to download Tidal music and make Tidal on Apple Watch. But before we get started, you need to download and install DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer first. You could just click on the "Download" button above and finish the installation. Then you can follow the detailed steps below to convert Tidal songs.

Step 1 Load Tidal music to DRmare
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Please open DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer desktop and then Tidal app will be launched simultaneously. Here you need to go to Tidal app and find the music that you would like to download and convert for listening to Apple Watch. When you find the tracks, then hit on the "three-dot" icon and select "Share" > "Copy Playlists Link" to copy the URL of Tidal audio tracks. Then please paste the copied URL to the search box on DRmare program main interface and press "+" button. And DRmare program will load the Tidal audio files for you automatically.

Step 2Set output format of Tidal for Apple Watch
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When the audio tracks are loaded completely, then you could adjust the output format and other parameters for Tidal music. Please hit on the Menu icon at the top-right of DRmare program and choose "Preferences" to launch the setting mode. In the new window, you could define the Format, Channel, Sample Rate and Bit Rate according to your requirements. After finishing the settings, then please click "OK" to apply.
Step 3Download and get Tidal Music
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In this step, you can click the "Convert" button to begin to convert Tidal music. When the conversion finishes, you could click "history" > "search" icon to locate and check all the converted Tidal files on your computer.

Part 2. How to Get Tidal on Apple Watch for Listening

Now, with the help of DRmare Tidal Music Converter, we had finished the first step and you had got Tidal music as local files on your computer. Then we will move to the next two steps to stream Tidal to your iPhone and then sync Tidal to Apple Watch. This process may be a little bit complicated, but with the guidance below, you can easily make Tidal for Apple Watch. Just take a look of it.

Step One: Add Tidal Music to iPhone

Step 1. Launch iTunes app on your Mac computer and connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step 2. Hit on "Music" on iTunes and then click "File" > "Add File to Library" to locate the local Tidal files on your computer.

Step 3. Select the local Tidal audio tracks you want to sync and click "Open" to import them to iTunes.

Step 4. Click the device button on the top right of iTunes and go to "Music" on the left menu bar.

Step 5. Check "Sync Music" > "Entire music library" or "Selected playlists, artists, albums and genres". Click "Sync" bar to transfer music from iTunes library to your iPhone.

Step Two: Use Tidal on Apple Watch

Step 1. Put your Apple Watch on the charger and make sure that it is charging.

Step 2. Turn on the "Bluetooth" on your iPhone.

Step 3. Open Apple Watch app on iPhone and then hit on the "My Watch" option.

Step 4. Select the "Music" > "Add Music" option and choose the Tidal music files that you want to sync from iTunes library.

Step 5. After the above steps, then you can play Tidal on Apple Watch without any limitation.

Posted on Jan 9, 2020 6:30 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.