"How can I get Garmin Tidal music to work? I have a Garmin Watch and want to use it to play Tidal music. Yet, Tidal music can't work with Garmin Watch. Is there any fix? Thanks for any help."
We know that there is no Tidal Garmin Watch integration. But there are still ways to help you. In this post, we would like to show two tools for you. With them, you can get Garmin Tidal to connect. Then you can play music from Tidal on Garmin Watch. Now, let's take a look at it and learn more.
Part 1. How to Get Garmin Tidal Music to Work - Best Tool
Garmin Watch allows users to add local music to it for playing. So, we can import the local Tidal audio to Garmin Watch for use. But to get the local Tidal music, a third-party tool is needed. That is because Tidal music files are protected. We can't use them on other devices like Garmin Watch in a direct way.
Thus, here we will introduce the best tool for you. You can use it to get Tidal for Garmin Watch as local files on your computer. Then you can transfer Tidal music to Garmin Watch for playing. This tool is DRmare Tidal Music Converter. It is the best Tidal downloader for Tidal users. It can convert Tidal to FLAC, MP3, AAC, WAV, Lossless, etc.
What's more, you can set other audio parameters of Tidal music. You can alter the bit rate, sample rate, and so on for a better listening experience on Garmin Watch. And then you can save Tidal audio to your computer after converting. At last, you can put music from Tidal on Garmin Watch for listening. In this way, you can easily get Garmin Tidal music to work.
DRmare Tidal Music Converter
How to Convert Tidal for Garmin Watch Supported Audio Files by DRmare Tidal Music Converter
To make Garmin Tidal work, please get the DRmare Tidal Music Converter on your computer first. Then make sure that your Tidal account is still valid. After that, you could follow the tutorial below to start converting Tidal music for Garmin Watch.
- Step 1Set up DRmare Tidal Music Converter program
- Open the DRmare Tidal Music Converter from your computer's desktop. Then you will see the main window of DRmare program. Now, you will notice that the Tidal app is shown as well. This lets you to import Tidal music to DRmare more conveniently.
- Step 2Set output format for Tidal Garmin Watch
- To get better audio quality for Tidal on Garmin Watch, you can alter the audio parameters in DRmare. Click the menu icon on the top right of DRmare program. Choose 'Preferences' from the drop-down list. Then hit on the 'Convert' option at the new pop-up window. Now, you could define your Tidal output audio format and so on for better listening on Garmin Watch. After then, touch on the 'OK' button to save the settings.
- Step 3Load Tidal songs to convert for Garmin Watch
- Here you can find the Tidal music you'd like to convert for playing on Garmin Watch on the Tidal app. When found the music, then click on the '...' icon next to its title. Here you can see some options in the list. And then select 'Copy Track Link' under the 'Share' option from the list. Now, you get the Tidal music track's link. Go on to put the link to the search bar on DRmare and hit on the '+' button. Or drag and drop your favorite Tidal music from the Tidal app and then load it into DRmare.
- Step 4Convert Tidal for Garmin Watch
- Hit on the 'Convert' button at the bottom bar on DRmare program. The conversion process starts and you can see the conversion process. After a while, Tidal tracks will be converted as local files onto your computer. To find the Tidal files, you could click the 'Converted' icon > 'search' icon. And it will show you the place that saved the converted Tidal song.
Part 2. How to Connect Tidal Garmin Watch - Alternative Tool
In this section, there is another tool to help you get Garmin Tidal music to work. That is to use the AudKeep Tidal Music Converter. It is quite similar to DRmare Tidal Music Converter. It is also an amazing tool for you to download and convert music from Tidal.
By using this tool, you will get the original quality of Tidal songs. And you can alter the output audio parameters of Tidal on Garmin Watch. It allows you to reset and save Tidal to WAV, AAC, and more plain audio formats. Also, you can change the Tidal music's channel, bit rate and so on if you want. After that, you will get the Tidal Garmin Watch audio tracks. And then you can link Tidal to Garmin Watch with ease.
How to Use AudKeep Tidal Music Converter to Get Garmin Tidal Work
Step 1. Open AudKeep Tidal Music Converter once installed it on your computer. Then its main window will appear.
Step 2. Head to the Menu icon at the top bar on the AudKeep program. Then from the list, choose the 'Preferences' option. It will then launch the Preferences window. Here you can go on to reset the output sound parameters for the Tidal song. You can alter the sample rate, audio channel and more.
Step 3. Move to the pop-up Tidal music app. And then find the music tracks you like to convert and use on Garmin Watch. Then drag them and drop them into the AudKeep tool. Or you can get the Tidal track's link and put it on the search box on AudKeep program. Next, click on the '+' button. Your Tidal songs will be added to AudKeep then.
Step 4. Find and touch the 'Convert' button on AudKeep. It will then start the conversion process for Tidal Garmin Watch. When it is done, you can get the local Tidal music files via the 'history' icon on AudKeep. Then you can go on to locate them on your computer by the 'search' icon on each track.
Part 3. How to Play Tidal on Garmin Watch
Now, you had got the local Tidal music files. Here in this part, you can see how to get Tidal Garmin Watch to work. There are two ways for you to add and play Tidal on Garmin Watch.
Method 1. Get Garmin Tidal Music to Work by Garmin Express App
Step 1. Download and install the Garmin Express app on your computer.
Step 2. Once finishing the installation, select 'Get Started' > 'Add a Device'.
Step 3. Connect your Garmin Watch with your computer via the USB cable.
Step 4. Choose 'Add Device' and log in with your Garmin account.
Step 5. Go to the Garmin Express app. Choose the 'Music' option to find and select converted Tidal music you like to add to Garmin Watch.
Step 6. Once chose the music, hit on 'Send to Device' to sync Tidal to Garmin.
After that, you can listen to Tidal music on Garmin Watch without any limit.
Method 2. Play Tidal on Garmin Watch via Android File Transfer
Step 1. Download the Android File Transfer software on your Mac computer.
Step 2. Link your Garmin device to your Mac computer through the USB cable.
Step 3. Double-hit the Android Files Transfer software.
Step 4. Copy the converted Tidal audio files to Garmin Watch.
Note: Garmin Express app and Android File Transfer app can't be used at the same time.
Part 4. Best Garmin Watch for Your Choice
In this part, we would like to list the 4 best Garmin Watch for you to choose from. Please take a look at it and learn more detail. Then choose the suitable one for you.
1. Garmin Forerunner 45 - Best for Beginners
The Garmin Forerunner 45 is designed for beginners who want an easy-to-use but smart watch. It has the built-in GPS, activity tracking, heart-rate monitoring and more features. And the battery will last up to 13 hours in GPS mode and 7 days in smartwatch mode. Also, you can access Garmin Coach training plans along with sports apps for cycling, running and so on. Yet, the lack of interchangeable bands of it is a disappointing point.
2. Garmin Fenix 6 - Best for Adventurers
If you like to get one for adventures, the Garmin Fenix 6 should be taken into consideration. It has 10 ATM water resistance plus an underwater wrist-based heart rate. It also has lots of outdoor activity profiles like hiking, snowboarding and more. With the DRmare program, you can get Tidal Garmin Fenix work. But it is one of the most expensive Garmin Watch.
3. Garmin Forerunner 245 Music - Best for Music
The Garmin Forerunner 245 Music has advanced running features. It also offers the music playback feature. It can store up to 500 songs. And it allows users to load music files to it or get music from Spotify and Deezer. Also, it has good battery life. The smartwatch mode can go for 7 days, GPS with music mode lasts 6 hours and GPS without music lasts 24 hours. But it doesn't have the NFC payment and an altimeter.
4. Garmin Venu - Best for Style
The Garmin Venu is with a glossy AMOLED display and the screen is punchy. It also has a built-in GPS, more than 20 sports modes, sleep tracking and so on. And its battery life still can up to 5 days though it is with an AMOLED screen. But there is no doubt that it is a tiny and stylish Garmin Watch.
Part 5. FAQs about Tidal Garmin Watch
Q1: Does Garmin Watch Support Tidal?
A: No. Now, there is no Garmin Tidal integration. And there is no Tidal app for Garmin Watch. But you can use the tools shown above to connect Tidal Garmin Watch. And then you can move the local Tidal music to Garmin Watch for playing offline.
Q2: What Music Apps Are Compatible with Garmin Watch?
A: At this time, only Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music and iHeartRadio can work with Garmin Watch.
Q3: Do I Have to Carry My Phone to Listen to Tidal Music on Garmin Watch?
A: No. With DRmare Tidal Music Converter, you can play Tidal on Garmin offline without your phone.
Q4: What Is Garmin Express App?
A: Garmin Express is an app designed to manage and control Garmin devices. It can be used for map updates, software updates, device registration, syncing Fitness data and more.
From this post, you got tips on how to make Tidal Garmin Watch connect without any limit. With the Tidal music converter, you can convert and download music from Tidal to the computer as local files. And it can keep the original quality of Tidal songs. Then you can listen to Tidal on Garmin Watch with a better quality offline. Also, you can transfer local Tidal music files to more devices for playing.