Have you ever thought that you can listen to the Tidal playlist on Alexa Echo? You might hold that Tidal music can only be played on the Tidal app. But actually, since late last year, Tidal makes use of Music Skill API to make it possible to work with Alexa Echo directly. You are only required to connect your Tidal account to Alexa and then you are able to listen to Tidal with Alexa online. As for how it is really implemented, the following details steps. And also, the method to play Tidal on Alexa offline is given.
Part 1: Play Tidal on Alexa Online
Part 2: Add Tidal on Alexa Offline
Part 1: How to Play Tidal on Alexa with Subscription
Tidal uses the Music Skill API service so as to work with Alexa Echo without relying on Amazon. Thus, you just need to install the Amazon Alexa app and subscribe to Tidal premium, then do the following to use Tidal with Alexa Echo.
Step 1: Open the Amazon Alexa app first. Afterward, go to “Settings” and then to “Music”;
Step 2: Head to “Link New Service” option > “Enable to Use” > “Tidal”;
Step 3: Return to “Settings” > “Music” > “Tidal” to set Tidal as “Default Services”;
Step 4: Now, say “Alexa, play song from Tidal” to play Tidal on Alexa.
Part 2: How to Add Tidal to Alexa Offline
Users who wish to play Tidal playlist on Alexa offline might as well try a Tidal Music Converter from AudFree to convert and download Tidal music for offline playback on Alexa Echo.
AudFree Tidal Music Converter is a user-friendly and sought-after Tidal converting tool, which can convert any Tidal track, playlist, album to MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, etc. Without any loss of original quality and metadata. The conversion process just costs minutes, as AudFree works at 5X faster speed.
Other than the lossless conversion technology, it also provides a user-defined option, which hammers at delivering the maximum flexibility in output format settings. According to personal needs, you can select any output format and customize output parameters like channel, sample rate, bit rate, and more.
How to use it to download Tidal music to play on Alexa offline? Follow these steps.
Step1: Add Tidal songs to AudFree
After the installation, please double-click to start AudFree Tidal Music Converter. And then, the Tidal app will open automatically. Find Tidal songs that you want to play on Alexa, copy and paste the link of Tidal track in the search bar of AudFree's main interface, and click "+" for loading.
Step 2: Select output format for Alexa
Next, proceed to the top menu icon and then choose "Preferences" > open "Convert" panel. Here, you can customize any output format and go further to set output parameters like channel, bit rate, sample rate, conversion speed, etc. based on your own requirements.
Step 3: Convert Tidal music for Alexa
Once set up, touch "OK" to return to the first interface. After that, you just need to hit on the "Convert" button at the bottom right to start the conversion process. The converted Tidal songs will be locally saved into the destination folder. You just need to connect your device to Alexa Echo and stream downloaded Tidal music to it, so that you can play Tidal on Alexa offline.